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Eeew...What’s That Smell?

Imagine for a moment... the season is changing, your hibernating yard is showing signs of waking. A much warmer sun combined with a light fragrant breeze washes over you, almost magically livening your dormant energy level and attitude towards everything - including household cleaning! Spring, awe….near enough to be here! It’s the time of year when you want to bring the newness and beauty outside, and replicate it indoors. Not only do you find yourself dusting, mopping, and removing and cleaning light fixtures; but reviving your drapery, carpeting and furniture helps you take the cleaning to a whole new level.

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Something Spooky Is Hiding In Your Ductwork!

Every fall we put up decorations for Halloween, but have you thought about the spooky contaminants in your home that you can’t see? Whether you are settling into a new home or lived in it for years, your air ducts may be crawling with something we like to call “O.P.D.”— Other People’s Dust! You may be breathing in dead skin cells, dust, pet dander and other debris.

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Like Breathing Dirty Air?

Professional air duct cleaning services use specialized blowers, vacuums, and brushes to clean out the supply, intake, and return ducts throughout your home. According to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, HVAC systems have been shown to act as a collection source for a variety of contaminants. Some of these have the potential to effect health, such as mold, fungi, bacteria, and very small particles of dust. The removal of these contaminants from the HVAC system and home is an important component part of improving indoor air quality. Clean systems operate more efficiently and have fewer maintenance problems.

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What is a Red Tag?

A red tag is also referred to as a warning tag and is placed on a furnace or hot water heater by a McAfee Technician to indicate that the equipment is no longer safe to operate and either needs to be repaired or replaced. A McAfee Technician who identifies a warning tag situation is required to turn off the gas and electric as a safety precaution to protect the residents of a home or business.

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Clearing the Air on Air Duct Cleaning

With spring weather upon us, now is the time to consider having those air-ducts cleaned. Duct cleaning is a great idea when homeowners use it for specific, limited purposes. Unfortunately, it’s a field that has seen its share of wild health claims and fly-by night operators. It’s not without reason that the information provided by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) has plenty of caveat emptor. According to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems have been shown to act as a collection source for a variety of contaminants.

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Dayton Business Journal 2012 Award

The Dayton business community rocked out Thursday night at the Dayton Business Journal’s annual Best Places to Work event, held downtown at the Schuster Center. The event — which featured a rock and roll theme — drew nearly 250 attendees and recognized 15 companies in the Dayton region. The Best Places to Work gala also featured an “air guitar” challenge. McAfee was among the 2012 Best Places to Work winners!

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McAfee Wins Dayton Daily News Top Workplace Award for 2013

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with more than 30 major publishing partners and recognizes a National list of Top Workplaces. Over the past year, more than 4,500 organizations and 1 in every 100 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees.

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Best Places to Work For 2010

The bell rings, the crowd cheers. It's something you might hear after a big touchdown, a winning basket or a sale at McAfee Heating and Air Conditioning in Kettering. Owner Greg McAfee said anyone who makes a sale -- whether it be $200 or $10,000 -- can ring the bell, which brings cheers from the rest of the office. And for those who spend much of their time out of the office, McAfee uses a two-way radio so they can hear the ruckus.

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"Service Business of the Year” Award

At a business awards banquet held on December 11, 2009 in Dayton, Ohio, McAfee Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. was named “Service Business of the Year.” The local awards gala, sponsored by the Dayton Business Journal (DBJ) and presented by Soin International*, is a prestigious, black-tie event held each year at the Shuster Performing Arts Center to honor local companies and business leaders who have outshined their competition. On this night, awards were handed out in seven different categories that gave recognition to a top executive, nonprofit organizations, manufacturers, minority businesses, young and start-up companies, community supporters and service businesses.

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2008 BBB Eclipse Integrity Award Winner

McAfee Heating & Air Conditioning was deeply honored to be awarded the 2008 Eclipse Award by the Better Business Bureau. McAfee was also honored with this award in 2003. Following is their article about McAfee. The McAfee Air Repair team -- which not only provides heating and air-conditioning service, but also provides air-duct cleaning, and indoor air quality services -- believes anyone can have a business, but not everyone can leave a legacy. Leading in air quality, one home at a time is the company's mission.

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