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Indoor Dryer Vents vs. Outdoor Dryer Vents: What's The Difference?

Indoor Dryer Vents vs. Outdoor Dryer Vents: What's The Difference?

Posted in Commercial, Drying Vent Cleaning, Residential, Tips & Advice

When it comes to choosing between an indoor dryer vent and an outdoor dryer vent, homeowners often find themselves contemplating the pros and cons of each option. While both serve the purpose of expelling hot air and moisture from the dryer, there are distinct differences that can impact efficiency, convenience, and overall safety. Today, our technicians at Power Vac of Ottawa will detail the paoints you should consider.

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Are Indoor Dryer Vents Safe?

Are Indoor Dryer Vents Safe?

Posted in Commercial, Drying Vent Cleaning, Residential, Tips & Advice

Indoor dryer venting might seem like a good and convenient idea, but a dryer vent inside the house does have the potential to come with a host of issues. Today, our experts at Power Vac of Ottawa will discuss indoor dryer vents and whether they are a feasible alternative to outdoor dryer vents.

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Signs You Have a Clogged Dryer Vent That Could Cause a Fire

Signs You Have a Clogged Dryer Vent That Could Cause a Fire

Posted in Commercial, Drying Vent Cleaning, Residential, Tips & Advice

A clogged dryer vent can pose a dangerous fire hazard. But the good news is that a blocked dryer vent is easily fixable. Today, our experts at Power Vac of Ottawa will teach you how to spot the signs and symptoms of a clogged dryer vent so you can quickly schedule an appointment to avoid a fire.

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Impact of Dirty Ductwork on Indoor Air Quality

Impact of Dirty Ductwork on Indoor Air Quality

Posted in Air Duct, Commercial, Residential, Tips & Advice

Unclean air ducts can lead to dust, debris, pet hair, and other particulate matter clogging up the ventilation system. This not only affects your health by making breathing more difficult (due to increased allergens), but also contributes to less efficient heating or cooling in your home. Today, our Ottawa technicians go more in-depth about the consequences of unclean air ducts and why air duct cleaning is essential.

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Significance of Air Duct Disinfecting & Sanitizing

Significance of Air Duct Disinfecting & Sanitizing

Posted in Air Duct, Commercial, Residential, Tips & Advice

If you want your home's air to be free of bacteria and other contaminants, then it might be a good idea to consider more than just cleaning. Sanitizing and disinfecting are two additional steps to help you get the cleanest ducts possible. And today, our Ottawa technicians will go into detail about how these two extra steps can help.

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Common Causes of Indoor Air Pollution

Common Causes of Indoor Air Pollution

Posted in Air Duct, Commercial, Residential, Tips & Advice

While most people think air pollution mostly comes from factories or cars, the air in your workplace and home can also be polluted. In some cases, indoor air pollution can be more harmful than outdoor air pollution. Today, our Ottawa technicians discuss indoor air pollution, how it happens, and how you can fix it.

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Does Air Duct Cleaning Help With Allergies?

Does Air Duct Cleaning Help With Allergies?

Posted in Air Duct, Commercial, Residential, Tips & Advice

If you suffer from allergies, then you know just how annoying sneezing, coughing, and red, itchy eyes can be. In this article, our Ottawa technicians explore the benefits and effectiveness of air duct cleaning for treating allergies and alleviating allergy symptoms.

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What is the Best Season for Air Duct Cleaning?

What is the Best Season for Air Duct Cleaning?

Posted in Air Duct, Commercial, Residential, Tips & Advice

One of the most popular questions our specialists get is, "When is the best time to clean air ducts? Is it spring, summer, fall, or winter?" Today's blog post is dedicated to answering this question in a little more detail, so read on!

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How Often Should You Clean Your Dryer Vent?

How Often Should You Clean Your Dryer Vent?

Posted in Commercial, Drying Vent Cleaning, Residential, Tips & Advice

A dryer vent needs to be cleaned regularly. This helps the dryer operate at peak efficiency and also saves you money on energy bills. However, there is no one size fits all solution. While the general consensus is to have your dryer vent cleaned every 1-3 years, many factors can affect how often you should do it. Our HVAC specialists will explain below.

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5 Benefits of Improving Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace

5 Benefits of Improving Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace

Posted in Air Duct, Commercial, Tips & Advice

Controlling the quality of indoor air can be accomplished in a number of ways, including using a ventilation system. A well-designed system should be able to lower energy consumption while controlling the temperature and cleanliness in a room. In terms of the latter, it should eliminate air contaminants and carbon dioxide, as well as ensure efficient air cycling. According to ASHRAE, buildings should maintain carbon dioxide levels no higher than 700 parts per million (ppm). Furthermore, temp...

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