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

Updated by Lisa A on October 29, 2018 in

Chimney Sweeping, Chimney Cleaning

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

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

Updated by Lisa A on January 1, 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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Weird Dryer Vent Cleaning Discoveries: Birds' Nests

Updated by Lisa A on October 15, 2018 in

Dryer Vent Cleaning, Dryer Duct Cleaning

Dryer vent cleaning is a critical part of home maintenance and fire safety, as the dryer vent line serves as the exitway for hot, humid air produced by your clothes dryer. When this line is ...

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Commercial Air Duct Cleaning: The Crawl-Through Method

Air duct cleaning in commercial buildings, as opposed to homes, because of their larger size and various ductwork configurations, tends to be a more complex process. There are several different ...

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Bathroom Mold: Causes, Prevention, and Removal

Updated by Lisa A on October 1, 2018 in

Mold Remediation, Mold Inspections, Mold Testing

The bathroom is probably the first place we think about when we consider household mold. It's often found on grout in between tiles, on caulk that lines the bathtub and sink, on the shower curtain, ...

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Is Your HVAC System Ready for Winter?

In preparation for winter, as you inventory your supply of hats and gloves, you may also want to take stock of your HVAC system—especially your furnace....

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Now is the Best Time to Have Your Chimney Swept: the Seasonal Rush Starts Soon.

Updated by Lisa A on September 18, 2018 in

Chimney Cleaning, Chimney Sweeping

As the season for sitting by the fireplace nears, chimney sweeping finds its way onto the to-do list of many Minnesota homeowners. In the run-up to the holidays, as people prepare their homes for ...

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Chimney Sweeping: What You Can Do Yourself and When to Call a Pro

Updated by Lisa A on September 9, 2018 in

Chimney Sweeping, Chimney Cleaning, Chimney Caps

Regular chimney sweeping is a critical aspect of chimney maintenance. It improves air flow and increases draft so that smoke can be drawn upward and out of your home. But more importantly, sweeping, ...

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Dryer Vent Cleaning: What You Can Do Yourself and When to Call a Pro

Updated by Lisa A on September 9, 2018 in

Dryer Duct Cleaning, Dryer Vent Cleaning

Thanks to fire safety campaigns and diligent dryer vent cleaning companies, awareness appears to be increasing regarding the hazards associated with a dirty dryer vent. Since your dryer vent serves ...

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Air Duct Cleaning: What You Can Do Yourself and When to Call a Pro

Updated by Lisa A on August 26, 2018 in

Air Duct Cleaning, Duct Cleaning

Air duct cleaning is a relatively straightforward process: the combination of a vacuum and agitation tools or air pressure is used to clean debris from inside your HVAC ductwork. For savvy and ...

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