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Duct cleanings are a waste of money and a scam

Duct cleanings are a waste of money and a scam

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  • 1. Imagine your child has asthma... http://www.flickr.com/photos/spigoo/65405098/sizes/l/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 2. ...and duct cleanings made it worse. http://www.flickr.com/photos/viralbus/523977327/sizes/l/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jepoirrier/2046188221/sizes/l/ Duct cleanings are a scam Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/76657755@N04/6921653338/sizes/l/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/navfac/8767882443/sizes/l/ 9+ years of personal experience Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 6. Preventative measures are all you need... http://www.flickr.com/photos/gurms/3373111542/sizes/o/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 7. Alternatives... Harmful... 3 2 Unnecessary... 1 Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 8. Duct Cleanings are a waste of money! http://www.flickr.com/photos/zooboing/4404695769/sizes/l/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 9. “EPA does not recommend that air ducts be cleaned except on an as-needed basis because of the continuing uncertainty about the benefits of duct cleaning under most circumstances.” -EPA Indoor Air Publications: Should You Have the Air Ducts in Your Home Cleaned?. (n.d.). EPA. Retrieved February 9, 2014, from http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/airduct.html Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 10. Companies prey on the weak and the sick... http://www.flickr.com/photos/xjrlokix/10510310096/sizes/l/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 11. Harm Sunday, February 16, 14 Duct Cleanings Good
  • 12. “post-cleaning air pollutants concentrations can be higher than pre-cleaning levels.” -Zuraimi, M. S. Zuraimi, M. S. (2010). Is ventilation duct cleaning useful? A review of the scientific evidence. Indoor Air, 20(6), 445-457. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0668.2010.00672.x Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 13. Leave your ducts alone! http://www.flickr.com/photos/kattkieru/95206922/sizes/o/  Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 14. Change Your Filter! http://www.flickr.com/photos/ivydawned/4020166274/sizes/o/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 15. “Get a good furnace filter and change it regularly” -The Washington Post Duct Cleaning: Good Idea, Or Just a Lot of Hot Air?. (2005, November 3). Washington Post. Retrieved February 9, 2014, from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/ content/article/2005/11/02/AR2005110200676.html Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 16. Have your AC coil checked http://www.flickr.com/photos/pyxopotamus/7305142694/sizes/l/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 17. Here is what to do... http://www.flickr.com/photos/thecrazyfilmgirl/3248283617/sizes/o/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 18. Waste of Money Duct Cleanings Harmful to Health Sunday, February 16, 14 Better Alternatives
  • 19. Do not fall for “before and after” photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/frederickmdrocks/3927046399/sizes/o/ Sunday, February 16, 14
  • 20. You don’t need to waste hundreds of dollars... http://www.flickr.com/photos/tripletsisters/6679444993/sizes/o/ Sunday, February 16, 14

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