Air Duct Cleaning Service

 It is seen that in most of the cases homeowners who use HVAC units forget to clean the air ducts. In fact, they may not even remember when they had last cleaned the air ducts. However, cleaning air ducts are important because it not only has health benefits but also it reduces your electricity bill. It is noticed that proper duct cleaning may remove harmful molds, fungus, and microbes from the home. At least you can be sure that duct or vent cleaning will not do any harm to your household. Thus, when such harmful elements are removed from the air you breathe you have a healthier air to inhale inside your house.

 Generally, there are two types of duct and vent cleaning. One system is connected into the ducting to provide suction and a high pressure air hose is passed through the ducting to remove unwanted particles from the interior atmosphere. On the other hand the other system of duct cleaning involves a long and specialized vacuum attached to a hose and a brushing system that is run through the ducting. However, both these systems proves effective only when undertaken by a trained professional. Here it must be noted that a proper duct cleaning service should include cleaning of all registers, inside the ducting and also the interior of the heating and the ventilating system. The furnace fan along with the coils of the air conditioning and heat pump unit should also be cleaned. Once the cleaning is done a disinfectant can be fogged into the cleaned system so that any unwanted element gets removed. Generally, duct cleaning takes around three to five hours depending on the size of the house.

 It is true that air duct cleaning may not be done that frequently but when you come across these obvious signs it is time that you take up the project of air duct cleaning. Some of them are the following:

• When you can see substantial amount of mold growth within the heating ducts or if there are present in other areas of your HVAC unit.

• Pests have infested portions of your HVAC unit.

• Excessive dust clogs the system and dust particles get released through the registers when the system operates

• There are more number of smokers in the house

• You have residents in your house suffering from asthma or other allergies. They might benefit from duct cleaning.

• If you renovate or remodel your home

 Last but not the least, when you employ a contractor for air duct cleaning you need to make sure that they are professionally trained and insured technicians. They should have specialized cleaning equipment and they should be committed to leave no stone unturned to ensure customer satisfaction. In fact, in recent times there are some contractors who use high quality disinfectants which have been specially tested against asthma so that patients affected with asthma or other allergies can breathe easily when they are within the comforts of your home. Lastly, chances of air duct cleaning scams are high so you need to be careful while you hire a company for the service.

 

 

 

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