So Why Clean My Air Ducts Anyways?

Why Should You Clean Air Ducts?

Answer – Because they get dirty and contaminate the indoor air in your home!

Not only dust and dirt but many other contaminants can accumulate in your homes ductwork system.

Here are some of the many harmful contaminants that can decrease the quality of your indoor air:

Pet dander

Tobacco smoke

Mold spores

Mildew

Pollen

Bacteria

Some people are more prone to respiratory issues resulting from harmful contaminants in the ductwork system. Asthma and allergy sufferers, young kids, and elders are more susceptible to poor indoor air quality than others. Regular air duct cleaning can help address this problem.

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Benefits Of Regular Air Duct Cleaning

NADCA‚Äôs rule of thumb about the ductwork system in your home is that “if the ductwork system in your home looks dirty, they probably are.” Filthy ductwork systems should be inspected by a professional air duct cleaning company in the area. Professional air duct cleaning comes with many advantages to you and your loved ones. Here are some of the benefits of regular air duct cleaning.

Indoor Air Quality

Homeowners are concerned about the indoor air quality in their homes. That’s why they have decided to investigate air duct cleaning. The HVAC system is like the lungs of your home – it takes in air and breathes air out. We generate a lot of pollutants and contaminants through normal occupation in a home. These pollutants are pulled into the HVAC system and circulated inside the house at least 5-7 times a day. The re-circulation will result in the build-up of contaminants inside the ductwork system.

Dirty ductwork systems can contribute to unhealthy indoor air in your home. They may result in various health issues such as respiratory conditions, autoimmune conditions, and environmental allergies.

Energy Saving

The Department of Energy states that over 40% of the energy used for HVAC systems in a home is wasted. Dirt and dust in the ductwork system cause the HVAC unit to work harder to keep your home comfortable. It shortens the lifespan of the system. Filters are not enough to keep dirt and dust out of the HVAC system. The ductwork will become dirty through regular use of the system.

When you have a clean HVAC system in the house, the unit doesn’t need to work so hard to maintain the required comfort level in your home. Less energy is used and you will save on energy bills over time.