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As the calendar has turned once again it’s time to head into the Thanksgiving season. At Better Air Northwest we have a lot to be thankful for, including all of our customers. We are grateful to you for trusting us with your business and we are happy to serve you.

At Better Air Northwest we pride ourselves in doing the job right. We take every call we get serious and when we come to your home or office to perform the work you’ve requested it’s our goal to leave you satisfied. We won’t cut corners. We won’t charge you for services you don’t need and we won’t try to stick you with add-on costs.

We are thankful for your business and we will do everything to continue to serve you as best as we can. So, at this fun and exciting time of year, we hope you will continue to call on Better Air Northwest for your air duct cleaning and dryer vent cleaning needs.

Have a happy Thanksgiving and please contact us if you need your air ducts cleaned. We’ll treat you the same way we treat all of our customers and make sure you are satisfied with the work. Please contact us today at Better Air Northwest. You can call us at 503-208-8351 in Portland or at 360-852-6212 in Vancouver, or click here to connect with us online. We are ready to serve you.

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Signs Your Dryer Vent Needs to Be Cleaned

When was the last time you thought about your dryer vent? If it’s been a while then chances are you should give it some thought now. Dryer vents are very important as they push the air from your dyer outside of your home. The problem is, many people never give them a second thought, which can lead to trouble.

When you don’t clean your dryer vent regularly the lint and debris from your clothes builds up and bit can begin to clog your dryer vent. This can be serious fire hazard. A dryer vent fire can lead to serious damage and even worse serious injury or death in some circumstances.

Therefore, it’s extremely important to get your dryer vent cleaned. The following are a few signs that your vent is dirty and needs to be cleaned:

  • It takes longer for your clothes to dry
  • Your clothes don’t smell clean out of the dryer
  • Your clothes are hot to the touch
  • More lint than usual gathers in the lint trap
  • Debris starts to gather around the outside vent opening
  • The laundry room or closet feels extra warm

These are a few of the signs that your dryer vent is due for a cleaning. Don’t be the victim of a senseless dryer vent fire. Know the signs and don’t ignore them if you see them. You can contact Better Air Northwest to clean your dryer vent in the Portland/Vancouver area by clicking here.

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Cleaning Your Air Ducts Is Worth it!

Are wondering if getting your air ducts cleaned is really worth it? The truth is, there are several benefits that come from air duct cleaning, and if you ad them all up, it is worth the time, money and effort. Here are some of the top reasons to get your air ducts cleaned.

Start with breathing cleaner air. When you get an air duct cleaning the air you breathe each day will be fresher and cleaner. That means the air quality in your home will improve greatly. It also means you can breathe with peace of mind because you will know that the air you breathe is cleaner and contains fewer contaminants.

What about dust? No one likes to dust. Whether you have to breathe it or clean up after it, dust is a real drag. In fact, it is probably one of the most hated chores of all time. The great news is when your air ducts are clean you won’t have to dust as much because there will be less dust throughout your entire home.

In addition, your HVAC system will work more efficiently and last longer, which will save you serious cash. You won’t have to repair or replace these items as often, and you’ll also save on your monthly energy bill because your HVAC system will run at its optimal efficiency.

When you add it all up it’s easy to see that air duct cleaning is worth the tie and money. With so many benefits it’s clear that this service is worth your while. Please contact Better Air Northwest today to schedule your next air duct cleaning. Click here to connect with us online or call 503-208-8351 in Portland or 360-852-6212 in Vancouver.

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Can I Clean My Air Ducts Without Special Equipment?

Many people love to do things themselves. Whether it’s building a new deck, putting in a new fence, or even a sprinkler system. Lots of homeowners would rather tackle a job themselves than pay someone else to do it. However, not all services are do-it-yourself jobs.

Some services, like air duct cleaning, need to be done by a professional. Here’s why. In order to properly clean your air ducts and ensure that they have been serviced correctly, you have to have the right equipment. You can’t just stick a long vacuum hose down your vents and expect to get your ductwork clean.

Your ducts span throughout your entire home and they are extremely important. Thus, it’s best to leave the cleaning to the experts at Better Northwest. Just like you wouldn’t take your car to a refrigerator repairman, you wouldn’t want to leave the health of your air ducts to just anyone.

Therefore, if you want to get your ducts cleaned right you need the right equipment. You also need an experienced professional to do the job. Click here to contact us to set up your air duct cleaning in the Vancouver and Portland area.

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Can Cleaning My Air Ducts Really Save Me Money?

Who likes to save money? Everyone should be raising his or her hand. How many times have you looked at your energy bill and wondered how it has gotten so high? Do you wish you could back on your energy bill but you feel like you’ve already done everything you could?

You installed new windows and a new HVAC unit. You’ve services your water heater and your furnace, but the savings still don’t seem like enough. So what else can you do? One service that could make a difference is getting your air ducts cleaned and sealed.

While many people are split on the overall benefits of air duct cleaning, the fact is, cleaner ducts are healthier ducts and healthy ducts are more efficient ducts. The more efficient ducts you have the more energy you save.

By sealing your ducts you lock out potential bad air and you keep the good air sealed inside, where you want it. Having clean air ducts will also help your HVAC system run smoother because it won’t have to work as hard. When your ducts are dirty the system has to work harder to push the air throughout your home. This takes more effort, which costs more money.

Thus, by simply cleaning your air ducts you can save money on your monthly energy bills. To learn more click here, or give us a call and set up an appointment today. In Vancouver call 360-852-6212 and Portland call 503-208-8351.

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When Should I Get My Dryer Vent Cleaned?

Can you believe summer is already over and fall is starting to show its colors? It doesn’t seem possible, but it’s that time again in the Portland and Vancouver areas. As the sun prepares to go into hiding in the area a lot more often, people in the Pacific Northwest will be trading their shorts and tank tops for sweaters and hoodies.

Of course, that means your dryer will soon be working harder, and likely more often. So, with that in mind, now is the perfect time to do a little dryer maintenance and get your dryer vent cleaned. Really, it doesn’t matter what time of year it is, if you haven’t had your vent cleaned in more than a year then you should get it checked out.

The best practice is to clean your dryer vent once year in order to ensure that it’s clean and void of built up debris that could represent a fire hazard. so if you haven’t had your vent cleaned in a year, or you aren’t sure the last time it was cleaned, then now is the right time to get it done.

Just contact Better Air Northwest at 503-208-8351 in Portland or at 360-852-6212 in Vancouver to make sure your dryer vent is clean and safe from fires. Don’t be the victim of a costly and dangerous fire because your dryer vent is clogged. Click here to connect with us online and schedule your appointment today.

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How Do My Air Ducts Get Moldy?

Mold! Just the thought of it makes most people cringe. Unless you’re talking about cheese then mold is never a good thing. Mold is your home can be especially troublesome because it can cause so many problems, especially health issues. Some molds can even be deadly.

Therefore, if you think you have mold then don’t wait to get it resolved. That includes having mold in your air ducts. But just how does mold get into your air ducts in the fort place? It usually starts with dirty ducts. over time, dust, pollen, dirt and other debris build up and get trapped in your air ducts.

At some point, moisture gets inside your ducts (usually from AC condensation or via cracks in your ductwork) and joins up with all that other nasty stuff. Mold spores begin to form and over time those spores can spread and cause an awful mess inside your air ducts. The dirtier your ducts get, the worse the mold can get

While moldy air ducts are not common in most homes, if your ducts get really dirty or you have cracks or holes in your ductwork then it’s certainly a possibility. If you ever think you might have mold then don’t wait to take care of the problem. Once started, mold will only get worse if you don’t treat it. Instead contact a trusted air duct cleaning company as soon as you can. Just click here to make an appointment with Better Air Northwest today. Or call us in Vancouver at 360-852-6212 and in Portland at 503-208-8351. Start enjoying Better Air.

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How Bad Are Dirty Air Ducts for My Health?

The summer is starting to wind down, but there are still some hot days ahead of us here in the Portland/Vancouver area. That means your AC unit still has some work to do before the heating part of your HVAC system starts to get some action.

Using your air conditioner during the summer is very nice. There’s nothing like coming home to a cool house and enjoying a good night’s sleep while the air outside is sweltering. However, that cool air inside your home might not always be the cleanest, and dirty air is bad for your health.

Because most HVA units simply recirculate the air in your ducts throughout your home, it’s important that your air is clean. If you have dirty ducts, you will have dirty air and that is the air you will be breathing every day.

Dirty air ducts can cause several health problems, especially for those who suffer from allergies. Dirty air can also contribute to sinus problems, asthma and respiratory infections, all of which are unpleasant to deal with. Additionally, if the dirty air remains then your problems are likely to get worse.

So, if you don’t to breathe dirty, polluted air then you need to contact a professional air duct cleaning company in the Portland/Vancouver area by clicking here. You can rely on Better Air Northwest to help clean your air ducts and get you started on breathing cleaner, healthier air.

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Scam Watch – Don’t Get Fooled by a Dirty Duct Cleaner

If you pay attention to the news or do an Internet search regarding air ducts, then just about every month or so you will come across another story regarding a dirty duct cleaning company. These scammers are not out to help people. They are looking for a quick buck and they will cheat you out of as much money as they can.

Air duct cleaning scams come in many forms, but mostly they offer cheap services with eye-catching coupons. The problem is, they never intend to honor those coupons. They use them to get into your home and then rip you off.

From creating problems that don’t exist to charging you for services they don’t perform, these sketchy companies will stop at nothing to rip you off. In fact, in some cases, they’ll tell you they have found mold problems and charge you thousands of dollars for work that doesn’t even need to be done.

Don’t get caught by one of these scammers. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Never fall for the $99 air duct cleaning scam. Check a company’s references before you hire them and make sure they really do what they say.

Don’t become the latest victim in one of these scams. Contact a trusted air duct cleaning company that will get t he job done right and won’t charge you for fake services. Contact Better Air Northwest. In Portland call 503-208-8351 and in Vancouver call 360-852-6212. You can also reach us online by clicking here.

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Clean Air Ducts Give Your HVAC System a Boost

All homeowners enjoy finding ways to save money around the house. Whether you can reduce your water bill by taking shorter showers, or cut back on your heating bill by using a fireplace or wood stove, it always feels good to cut back on utility costs around the house.

Another way to save money on your energy bill is to get your air ducts cleaned. A professional air duct cleaning will help improve the airflow in your home. This means your HVAC system will work smoothly and efficiently, instead of having to work harder to do it’s normal job.

It also means, you won’t have to spend as much on repairs and maintenance because it will work properly and last longer. Getting repairs to, or replacing your HVAC system is never fun, so if you want to take a simple step that will help keep it running at optimal speed and efficiency then getting an air duct cleaning is a smart idea.

If improving the efficiency of your HVAC system sounds like a good idea to you then please call Better Air Northwest in Vancouver at 360-852-6212 or in Portland at 503-208-8351. You can also contact us online by clicking here.

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