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Dustmites! Why you should clean your heat vents and service your furnace

Have you ever noticed that your home tends to get a bit dusty, even after spending time cleaning it? If so, then you may be dealing with dust mites. Dust mites are small, microscopic creatures that can wreak havoc on the air quality in your home and can cause serious health issues over time. That is why it is so important to clean your vents, change your furnace filter regularly, and service your furnace on a regular basis. Let’s take a look at why this is so important.

What Are Dust Mites?

Dust mites are tiny little creatures that are invisible to the naked eye. They feed off of dust particles found in carpets, furniture and other materials in your home. This dust can contain bacteria, dander, pollen, mold and more – all of which can cause allergic reactions in humans if left unchecked. As dust mites consume these particles they will reproduce quickly and spread throughout the home causing an even greater presence of allergens in the air we breathe.

How to Combat Dust Mites

The good news is that there are ways to combat dust mites and reduce their presence in your home. Cleaning your vents regularly and changing out furnace filters can help remove some of the allergens from the air before they reach your lungs. Additionally, having your furnace serviced by a professional every two years will ensure that it is running efficiently and not contributing to the problem. This will also help prevent potential breakdowns or problems that could occur if not maintained properly.

The Benefits of Clean Air Quality

Having clean air quality in our homes is essential for our overall health and wellness as well as our comfort level when we’re inside our homes. If you have asthma or allergies then maintaining clean air quality is especially important for reducing symptoms associated with these conditions. With regular maintenance such as cleaning vents, changing filters and servicing furnaces you can keep dust mite populations under control and ensure good air quality for years to come!


Ultimately, it's important to remember that dust mites are everywhere; however, their population size can be managed through preventative maintenance such as cleaning vents regularly, changing furnace filters often, and having a professional come out every two years to service the furnace itself. Doing these things will help reduce the amount of allergens present in the air we breathe while also improving overall air quality within our homes! So don't wait - make sure you're taking proactive steps today towards cleaner indoor air!

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