Frequently Asked Questions

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Get the answers to the most frequent questions about duct and furnace cleaning.

Snow And Snow Drift Dangers

It is extremely important to make sure snow accumulation or snow drifts do not block exhaust vents for your clothes dryer, sidewall vents for your furnace and hot water heater or your chimney.  Not doing so can have deadly consequences. Check Your Dryer Vent! A clothes dryer’s job is to remove the moisture from the [...]

COMMERCIAL DUCT CLEANING: DO YOU HAVE VAV BOXES IN YOUR DUCT WORK?

VAV (Variable Air Volume) is a type of heating or air conditioning (or both) system typically installed in commercial and industrial buildings. A VAV allows a way to zone heat and air from one large HVAC system to specific areas in a large space such as separate offices in a large office building. What is [...]

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 | 2018-02-05T20:47:20+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Allergens, Consumer Info, Frequently Asked Questions|0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving from Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM ADVANCED FURNACE The Staff at Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! May the day be filled with family and memories! Here are some fun facts about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade-the largest parade in the world! • The parade is manned [...]

By | 2018-02-13T15:41:54+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Consumer Info, Frequently Asked Questions|0 Comments

IS YOUR HOME BEGINNING TO SMELL LIKE BURNING WOOD?

Is your home beginning to smell like burning wood? Has the winter season begun and the smell of your fireplace is becoming more overwhelming the more it's used? There are a number of reasons why this could be happening. What could it be? If your fireplace hasn't been cleaned recently or at least regularly, that [...]

10 Important Points to Remember When Turning On Your Heat

 10 Important Points to Remember When Turning On Your Heat There are many things to remember when turning on your heat for the chilly seasons. As a homeowner or renter, everyone should be aware of some of the more important points, to ensure your safety and achieve the maximum efficiency out of your system. Here [...]

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?

Will Duct Cleaning Help My Allergies And Asthma Trouble? 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 [...]

There is an odor in my home or office. What can it be and where is it coming from?

Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning is often called because of lingering odors in your home of office. Identifying the source of an odor and ultimately eliminating it can be a daunting task. The more information you can provide, the more likely we will be able to get to the root of the problem.   Have you [...]

SHOULD I HIRE A LARGE NATIONAL CHAIN OR A COMPANY WHO SPECIFICALLY DOES DUCT CLEANING?

There are a few large, national chains or franchises that offer duct cleaning as an add on service. They also offer services like mold removal, carpet and furniture cleaning and replacing or repairing your furnace and air conditioning units. They might even boast that they are certified in duct cleaning. Their specialty is generally not [...]

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