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The start of spring brings everyone’s favorite seasonal chore — spring cleaning! As you dust, vacuum, organize, and declutter, don’t forget about the one room that often gets neglected. This year, give special attention to the utility closet. The utility closet houses your furnace, boiler, water heater, A/C junction, and other similar large appliances. Homeowners often forget about these appliances because they are out of sight and out of mind, and this can cost a lot in the long run. Like all the other rooms in your home, this space needs to be kept clean. Dust, for instance, can be hard on HVAC systems. Over time, it accumulates in the HVAC intake and clogs the air filter, reducing its effectiveness and efficiency. This results in a short lifespan for your system, higher power bills, and a poorly heated or cooled home. HowOften Should You Replace Your Air Filter? • Homes with minimal foot traffic (single or double occupancy) and no pets or allergies: 6–12 months. SUCCESS STORY “I cannot begin to use enough positive superlatives to describe Dr. Colby’s work as a aggravating and lingering injury that was not going away, despite numerous visits to my PCP, an orthopedic surgeon, and a physical therapist. My biggest mistake was not coming to Dr. Colby first. He instantly identified what was going on with my spine and took the time to carefully explain why my body felt the way it did. He instantly whipped up a game plan for treatment and confidently projected that I would begin to see improvement in short order. He has been 100 percent right about everything so far. I am still healing, but the progress I have made is just remarkable. I could not be more grateful for Dr. Colby’s service, and I recommend him to anyone. Whether you are injured, sore, or just want to take good care of your presently healthy body, Dr. Colby is a must-see. His professional demeanor, confident approach, and years of experience have made him someone you can trust, rely on, and go to. He has changed and will continue to change my life, and I can honestly say that going to Dr. Colby was one of the best decisions I have ever made.” Your Utility Room Check out what one of our wonderful clients has to say! chiropractor. I came to Dr. Colby having sustained an
• Family homes (three or more occupants) with no pets or allergies: 3–6 months. • Family homes with at least one pet or minor allergies: 2–3 months. • Family homes with multiple pets or allergies: 1–2 months. In addition to changing the air filter, it’s important to schedule a routine inspection of your home’s HVAC system. This includes an inspection of the appliances themselves and any connecting ducts. Dust, dander, and mold can accumulate in the ducts and spread throughout the home, which can lead to health issues, including respiratory problems. A routine inspection will identify potential problems in your HVAC system. On top of that, you can get these systems professionally cleaned and maintained. These are simple steps that will keep your home’s air systems running smoothly for years to come. Plus, you’ll be ready for the summer months ahead!
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