Having problems with your Oreck BB1100DB / BB1100DC Housekeeper Ultimate Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

I live in Kent UK i moved in this house a year ago now we feel quite strong dusty smell specially in two rooms upstairs we clean house on regular biases but smell is still there and we think its not a damp smell does any one have idea what that smell could be ?

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Check your ductwork. It could be that they need to be cleaned. Also look for lady bugs because they clearly smell like dust. J.
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