5 Signs That You May Need Air Duct Cleaning

As a company that has been in business since 1978, Action Duct Cleaning has many clients who religiously get residential air duct cleaning or commercial duct cleaning.  They have had experiences of allergies worsening, particles blowing out, dust accumulating on furniture, signs of increased occupant respiratory illnesses, and other...

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The $69.95 Duct Cleaning Scam All Buyers Should Beware of

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE NATIONAL AIR DUCT CLEANERS ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE) God bless competition. It’s what makes America great. And it’s what has permitted so many companies, including mine, to rise to the top through hard work and ingenuity. We have a firm rule in our company offices to not...

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4 Ways Air Conditioning Impact Allergies and Indoor Air Pollution

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN INDOOR COMFORT NEWS) People Who Complain They’re called Whiners and Complainers. Air conditioning contractors, their service techs, and building engineers know these people well – these “nit-pickers” in the buildings they service. Maybe it’s an office building where a few staff are complaining of sore throats...

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What It Means When Dirt Blows Out of Your Air Ducts

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE AIR CONDITIONING NEWS) A number of years ago a furious woman called our office. An HVAC contractor had just installed a new motor in her home’s furnace. Then he turned the unit on. Dirt and dust blasted out of the registers. All over her beautiful...

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When HVAC Systems Need Cleaning

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN PLANT SERVICES – ONLINE) The heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system is the respiratory system – the lungs – of a building. Return ducts take in air from the occupied space and send it through an air handler, where it is warmed or cooled and returned...

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When Silos Need Cleaning

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN SNACK FOOD AND WHOLESALE BAKERY – ONLINE) The term silo has been with us a long time. It goes back to the Latin sirus which, in turn, comes from the Greek word siros. It originally meant a pit or underground place for keeping grain. In industry,...

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The Importance of Cleaning Laundry Ducts

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN LAUNDRY TODAY) It’s one of the best kept secrets in Los Angeles. Years ago, in the middle of the night, a maintenance worker was brushing lint off the ceiling of a laundry room in one of L.A.’s most prestigious hotels. The man bumped a light bulb...

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Industrial Oven Cleaning

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN CLEAN INDIA MAGAZINE) Ovens are commonly the workhorses of an industrial setting. Whether it is used for baking food products, drying wet surfaces, or hardening coatings, the industrial oven faithfully puts in long hours and delivers finished products day and night. But the constant progression of...

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The Ten Main Reasons Why HVAC Systems Get Dirty

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN SNIPS MAGAZINE) Our company recently surveyed all of our foremen so that we could better serve our clients. We wanted their experienced opinions of why HVAC systems get dirty in the first place. What are the contributing factors? The foremen are all seasoned veterans averaging 12...

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