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Line Drying Clothes vs. Using a Dryer

Have you considered installing a clothes line to save money on electricity or simply take advantage of the great outdoors? Think again, you may want to reconsider if you suffer from season allergies, COPD or asthma! Pollen will stick to the wet clothing on the line. This could cause sneezing, coughing and even some very [...]

Is the indoor air quality in my child’s school safe?

Most school buildings are used 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. There are before school programs, after school activities, weekend programs and maybe even outside groups use the space as well. The custodians work hard to keep classrooms, gyms and cafeterias clean. They often work around the clock because the buildings are so [...]

Do you have an insurance claim that includes duct cleaning?

If you have an insurance claim for damage to your home caused by mold, water damage, sewer line damage or fire, make sure the company doing your cleaning is qualified to take care of these issues! Make sure they follow NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaning Association) cleaning standards. NADCA qualified duct cleaners are required to [...]

By | February 26th, 2016|Residential Duct Cleaning Articles|0 Comments

What are the benefits of cleaning my commercial office building?

There are many reasons why commercial buildings should be cleaned. The most important is the employees that work in the building. Sick Building Syndrome is a health condition that can occur and reduce work efficiency and increase absenteeism. Sick Building Syndrome is a situation that occurs when occupants of a building start to experience some [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Allergens, Commercial Duct Cleaning Articles, Consumer Info|0 Comments

Can My Insulated Ductwork Be Cleaned?

At times we come across ductwork that is internally insulated. Over the past several years, there has been an increase in the number of duct cleaning companies out there. It is very important that the cleaning professional is familiar with NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaning Association) guidelines. Although fiber board and duct board products are [...]

I just bought a house! Should I have the air ducts cleaned?

Purchasing a home is a huge investment! You have already gone through the home inspection and hopefully the “guts” of the house are very sound. The house may be brand spanking new or it could be an older home and some renovations were done prior to the big moving day. You may have put in [...]

How do I hire a qualified Duct Cleaning Company?

LICENSING: A Home Improvement Contractors License, issued by the Division of Consumer Affairs, is a requirement for all duct cleaners. This came about after the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs sued duct cleaning companies that used “Bait and Switch” tactics as well as fraudulent advertising. Make sure the company you choose is properly licensed and [...]

Why Do You Need a Humidifier?

Coughing, sneezing, dry nose, bloody nose, hard time sleeping, furniture cracking and splitting, and the feeling your house is warm but not comfortable. All of these things could be linked to dry air. Here in New Jersey we use our heat from October through March. During these months, the air in your furnace passes over [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Allergens, Consumer Info, Frequently Asked Questions, Seasonal|0 Comments

Can We Clean Flex Ducts?

One of the most common questions we are asked is can we clean flex ducts. Flex duct has been used for a little over 40 years in duct systems. In the beginning, cleaning flex duct without damaging it was no easy task. Numerous companies manufactured tools to complete this task. They have finally in the [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Residential Duct Cleaning Articles|0 Comments

CENTRAL HUMIDIFIERS- WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS?

Central humidifiers are built right into the heating and air conditioning system. They are designed to humidify the entire house by emitting a fine water vapor. But beware! Humidifiers are very useful but if not properly maintained, they can make you sick. They can ease dry sinuses, bloody noses, dry skin and other symptoms related [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Allergens, Consumer Info, Frequently Asked Questions, Seasonal|0 Comments