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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Today the world celebrates International Women’s Day and Vacu-Man is no exception.  Vacu-Man might have started with Stephen Oldfield on the truck, but Lynn Oldfield (Stephen’s wife and co-owner) was the backbone of the operations managing the phones, the crew, the accounting and truly did everything in the office.     The passing of this amazing woman […]

Vacu-Man not vac-man or vacuum Man

Vacu-Man not Vacuum Man

It’s no secret that there are countless companies out there that are named “Vacuum Man” or “Vac-Man.” These businesses specialize in selling or repairing vacuum units, and while some of them may be reputable, there are many that have a bad reputation for questionable business practices. As the owner of Vacu-Man Furnace and Duct Cleaning, […]

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Is Duct Cleaning Necessary?

The simple answer is yes!  The furnace (that large machine in your basement or attic) keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer.  Duct Cleaning history Duct Cleaning began around 1902 when a device was developed to push air over coils. In 1906, the addition of an atomized sprayer. Water filled ducts […]

Commercial vs Residential Air Duct Cleaning

Commercial vs Residential Air Duct Cleaning

To some HVAC users, it may seem like there is no difference between commercial and residential air ducts. After all, both air duct systems are manufactured to eliminate dirt, debris, and any other harmful substances.   Although their common goal is to improve the quality of indoor air, there are some differences. For instance, most residential […]

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Restrict air flow could be why room not getting heat?

Air flow is an essential aspect of your home’s HVAC system. It is what makes your home comfortable to live in by ensuring proper temperature control and air quality. However, if your home’s air flow is restricted, you may be dealing with several issues, including rooms not getting enough air. In this blog post, we’ll […]

Why Should You Clean Your Dryer Vents

Why Should You Clean Your Dryer Vents

Apart from being functional, there are so many reasons why you need to keep your dryer vents clean. Proper cleaning will overall improve your dryer’s efficiency and life span saving you a few extra hundred dollars in the long run. The dryer vent has so many other functions besides transferring heat from your dryer. Another […]

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Electric Air Cleaners (Good, Bad and the dirty)

Electric air cleaners, are also known as air purifiers, have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their ability to remove harmful pollutants from the air in your home. During Covid, they grew in great popularity with the concern of the virus floating through the air, this gave peace of mind to ensure that […]

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What's in my furnace?

What’s in my furnace? Vacu-Man was cleaning a home in Burlington, and we always see when we clean the furnace, or the air duct system some interesting items. The furnace cleaning we did had over two inches of dirt that inside the coil of the furnace. How did so much dirt get in the furnace?  […]