Top 5 Reasons To Keep Your Air Ducts Clean
Air ducts that are dirty and left uncleaned for several months or more can pose serious health risks to Long Island homeowners. You should reduce these harmful effects whenever possible by hiring a professional air vent/duct cleaning service. Depending on how dirty your air ducts are, you could feel immediate relief after cleaning your HVAC system.
Air duct systems are usually located in a home’s basement where moisture can easily collect over time. If you’ve ever had a flooded basement, lingering issues can come back to bite you if not treated properly. It’s possible for mold and mildew to grow within and around the air duct system. Clean air ducts mean no more mold circulating throughout your home. Learn more about our mold remediation services.
Pollen, contaminants and particulate matter can wreak havoc on people who suffer from different types of allergies. Clean, circulating air is imperative for any allergy sufferers or those prone to negative breathing and health conditions such as asthma, emphysema, or seasonal allergies. Don’t let a dirty air duct affect your health.
Dirt and Dust
Is your house dusty? Even after cleaning the dust from surfaces in your home? That’s a sign your air ducts need immediate cleaning, and a sign that you may be breathing in dust and dirt! If you’re moving into a new home that looks clean, there is most likely dirt, debris, and dust within your duct work from the new construction.
Over time, pet hair and pet dander will build up, clog your air ducts and slow down your system’s airflow. If you have pets, or if a previous owner of the home had pets, it’s recommended to clean your air vent system every 6-12 months. Pet hair gets everywhere!
All of the issues mentioned above affect your HVAC’s system and its airflow, including dead bugs, spider webs, and rodent feces. Cleaning your ducts on a regular basis will help keep your system running at an optimum level. A smooth running system will more efficient and waste less energy than a system trying to perform with a buildup of dust, dirt, mold, hair, and insects.
A well cleaned and maintained HVAC system will ensure your family breathes the cleanest air possible, helping to reduce the negative effects of “dirty” air. Make an appointment for a cleaning now!