Should I Have a Professional Air Duct Cleaning?
There are growing concerns about indoor air quality. These concerns can easily make many homeowners feel air duct cleaning is a necessary standard service. But, this is not the case. If done properly, a good cleaning of your air ducts doesn’t hurt; but it’s not something that needs to be on your regular home maintenance list. There are reasons why air duct cleaning is recommended and necessary.
You probably need to consider a professional home HVAC and air duct cleaning if:
If your home has been remodeled, you should have the air ducts and HVAC system in your house cleaned. This is especially true if any lead paint was removed, or your home had asbestos abatement. Duct cleaning is also recommended if there was a significant amount of dust during the remodeling project.
You’ve Had Animals
If you find an animal infestation or nesting in your air ducts, you’ll want to have the animals removed. Then, the ductwork and HVAC unit in your home should be cleaned to remove all debris.
You Have Mold
If you note visible mold growth inside your ductwork, the air ducts and HVAC system should be cleaned.
You Have Contaminants
If you find debris, pet hair, odors, or other contaminants continue to be released into your home through the ducts after the registers have been cleaned and vacuumed; the air ducts in your home may need to be cleaned.
You Have Illness in your Family
If you or someone in your family is suffering from an unexplained allergy-related illness, and you’ve taken every other possible step to decontaminate your home, it’s time check your air ducts. They could likely be the cause of the problem.
What Should I Look for When Getting the Air Ducts in My House Cleaned?
Professional duct cleaning services use specialized blowers, vacuums, and brushes to clean out the supply, intake, and return ducts throughout your home. Duct cleaning should also involve a thorough cleaning of the air handler, registers, grilles, fans, motors, housings, and coils of the HVAC system. This takes a few hours. If someone says they will be in and out in 90 minutes or less, you’re probably not getting a complete cleaning of both your air ducts and HVAC system.
We offer professional duct cleaning services. Think the air ducts and HVAC system in your house needs to be cleaned? Call us at 309-678-9577 today!