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Household Pets and Indoor Air Quality

While household pets become beloved family members, pet dander, feathers and/or fur is a major source for allergens that can impact your home’s indoor air quality. These major allergen sources circulate throughout your home, duct work and HVAC system. Have you ever looked at your filter? You will find build up of your furry family [...]

Asthma & Air Quality

Did you know according to the Environmental Protection Agency that indoor air is 20% more polluted than outdoor air? Indoor air quality, as a result of contaminated air ducts, can be a leading contributor to asthma. Air containments in your ductwork can exasperate asthma symptoms due to the following: o Dust mites, o Mold spores, [...]

What are the Dangers of Having Pests inside my Duct Work?

There are many reasons why pests can make their way into your HVAC system but, is this dangerous in any way? Some pests can cause costly damage by chewing and digging while others can cause serious allergic reactions.  Improper maintenance or homeowner neglect are some leading causes, however, even the best kept properties are subject [...]

By | 2018-06-01T15:14:05+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Allergens, Consumer Info, Frequently Asked Questions|0 Comments

Commercial and Industrial Ventilation Issues – Sick Building Syndrome?

Commercial and Industrial Ventilation, Sick Building Syndrome?   According to the HEALTH SCIENCE JOURNAL, Sick Building Syndrome was first coined in 1970. Caused by commercial and industrial ventilation issues, it describes a situation in which the occupants of a building experienced acute health symptoms or discomfort only triggered by time spent in that building. All [...]

Will Duct Cleaning Help My Allergies And Asthma Trouble?

How Can Duct Cleaning Help My Allergies And Asthma? Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning staffers are asked this question every day. I can say for sure, as an asthmatic myself, it has helped me. We have hundreds of returning customer who also feel the same way. Anyone who suffers from allergies and asthma trouble is [...]

Why should I bother purchasing or using the humidifier on my furnace?

During the winter the air in your home can be very dry. Dry air contributes to many health issues such as breathing and sinus issues. This is particularly irritating to children. Dry air can damage furniture, plants and even exacerbate skin conditions in your pets! Humidifiers put moisture back into the air. Studies show that [...]

AIR QUALITY IN THE WORK PLACE

OSHA writes, “The quality of indoor air inside offices, schools and other workplaces is important not only for the worker’s comfort but also for their health”. Here are some symptoms that poor air quality in a building can create: Irritation to the eyes, nose, throat and lungs Headache Fatigue Difficulty concentrating There are many factors [...]

What is the perfect Mother’s Day gift?

Happy Mother’s Day to all the incredible Mom’s out there! May you have a wonderful day filled with love and gratitude!  Did you know that Advanced Furnace & Air Duct offers GIFT CERTIFICATES!!! Flowers are lovely but they only last a week or so. A duct cleaning will not only last three years, it will [...]

How Can I Prevent Mold Growth in My Home?

There are several actions that can be taken to help prevent mold growth in your home. Routine maintenance and cleaning schedules will really help so if something does happen, you are well aware of the time frame and possibly the cause. Here are some suggestions from the basement to the attic: • If your basement [...]

April 6th is National Walking Day!

    Happy National Walking Day! Are allergies keeping you inside and limiting your workouts? Try some of these suggestions so you can continue to enjoy the great outdoors! 1. Did you know that most plants pollinate between 5:00 am and 10:00 am? Try taking your walk mid to late afternoon. 2. Avoid walking or [...]

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