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My Furnace isn't Working Well. Do I Need a Repair or Will a Cleaning Do?

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Furnace Cleaning, Furnace Flue Cleaning

As a furnace cleaning company, we sometimes get calls for issues that would be more appropriately referred to a furnace repair company. Sometimes customers with furnace troubles attempt the process ...

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The Story Behind Air Duct Cleaning Before and After Photos

Updated by Lisa A on January 26, 2019 in

Air Duct Cleaning, Duct Cleaning

Or rather, some stories. Everybody loves the before and after photos some companies offer after an air duct cleaning job. Customers like to see the results of the service and the accompanying ...

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What's the Difference between Chimney Sweeping and Flue Cleaning?

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Chimney Cleaning, Flue Cleaning, Chimney Sweeping

It's a fair question, as the two are very similar, and in one case (the fireplace flue), they're the same. The two terms are often used interchangeably, even by industry insiders, as there is much ...

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Case Study: Colossal Dryer Vent Clog

Dryer vent clogs present a real fire hazard, but even if this potential disaster does not materialize, a direct and discernible result of dryer lint buildup is a clothes dryer that doesn't do what it ...

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Case Study: Utility Flue Blockage and a Red-Tagged Boiler

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Chimney Cleaning, Flue Cleaning, Chimney Caps

Can you guess what caused the damage to the below flue cap? Before we identify the culprit, a few words about the importance of caps. Chimney or flue caps are indispensable for protecting the ...

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I Just Bought a House. Should I Have the Air Ducts Cleaned?

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Air Duct Cleaning, Duct Cleaning

It's understandable that when taking up residence in a new home you'd want to start from a clean slate, so to speak. You want the house you move into to be spotless so you can make it your own. If it ...

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Rooftop Dryer Vent Cleaning: Somebody's Gotta Do It

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Dryer Vent Cleaning, Dryer Duct Cleaning

For an experienced technician equipped with the proper tools, dryer vent cleaning is generally a straightforward affair. As with any activity, however, add a good deal of height to the mix and said ...

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Dryer Vent Cleaning Basics: What, Why, How, When, and How Much.

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Dryer Vent Cleaning, Dryer Duct Cleaning

What is dryer vent cleaning? Ask someone what dryer vent cleaning is and you may be surprised by how many are under the impression that it means emptying the lint trap compartment. It's a forgivable ...

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Chimney Sweeping Basics: What, Why, How, When, and How Much.

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Chimney Cleaning, Chimney Sweeping

What is chimney sweeping? Chimney sweeping is the process of cleaning the interior of a fireplace flue, usually with specialized brushes, to remove any buildup or obstructions that may hinder air ...

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Air Duct Cleaning Basics: What, Why, How, When, and How Much.

Updated by Lisa A on January 20, 2019 in

Air Duct Cleaning, Duct Cleaning

What is air duct cleaning? Air duct cleaning is the process of removing dirt, debris, and the general filth that comes to inhabit a building's heating and cooling ducts over time. While residential ...

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