About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 18 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time sharing his passion for soccer with his kids and enjoys watching them at soccer practice and games.

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Duct cleaning isn’t the silver bullet of HVAC maintenance and indoor air quality that some service providers might have you believe. However, there are some key benefits to getting your ducts professionally cleaned. 

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Over time, household dust, pollen and other debris can accumulate in your Calgary home's ductwork, potentially lowering the efficiency of your HVAC system and reducing your indoor air quality.

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If you're like most homeowners, you know that contaminants can collect in your home's ductwork over time, and that it needs to be cleaned out periodically to keep your HVAC system functioning properly. When you decide to have your ducts cleaned, it's vital to be aware that there are scam artists out there who offer special “deals” that can cost you too much for cleaning that's not even effective. Here are some warning signs of a duct cleaning scam:

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With summer behind us, it's not a bad time to consider having professional HVAC technicians clean the air ducts in your home's central, forced-air cooling and heating system. After several months of nearly consecutive heating and then cooling, your home's ductwork may have accumulated a variety of contaminants, left behind as conditioned and spent air moves through your home's supply and return ducts, respectively.

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furnace cleaning and maintenanceIf you're trying to stay warm efficiently in the cold Calgary winters, you've no doubt heard the term "furnace cleaning." Exactly what that process entails, however, may not be so clear. Learning how furnace cleaning and duct cleaning differ will help you provide your furnace with the care it needs.

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5 Troubleshooting Tips for a Misbehaving Air ConditionerSummers may be short in Calgary, but once things start to heat up, a fully functioning cooling system is your best friend.

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Increase HVAC Efficiency by Repairing Holes in DuctworkNothing increases your HVAC bills faster than a hole in your ductwork. By sealing leaks, you can increase HVAC efficiency immediately. Ductwork leaks can increase heating and cooling costs significantly because they send conditioned air to the wrong places, like the attic or basement. 

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