Surely the air inside your home is cleaner than the air outside... right? Unfortunately, studies have found that the air inside the average home is significantly more polluted than outdoor air, and this can have a significant impact on human health. Dirty air ducts are responsible for a slew of concerns, including asthma, allergies, fatigue, headaches, and more. If someone in your household suffers from asthma, or if you have noticed an increase in sneezing, watery eyes, itching, and other allergic reactions while inside your home, your air ducts may be part of the problem. We encourage you to contact A/C Control Inc as soon as possible to schedule an inspection and duct cleaning service.
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What Is Air Duct Cleaning?
Air ducts are like the lungs of your HVAC system, responsible for the circulation of air throughout your home. It follows that anything inside your ducts will be circulated as well as blowers push air through to various rooms in your home. This is where air duct cleaning comes into play.
Air duct cleaning refers to cleaning the various heating and cooling system components of forced air systems such as:
- Grilles and diffusers
- Drip pans
- Fan motor and fan housing
- Air handling unit housing
- Supply and return air ducts and registers
- Heat exchangers heating and cooling coils
If these components are not properly installed and maintained, they could get clogged up with contaminants like dust, pollen, pet dander, and other debris. If they are exposed to moisture, mold could grow and then be released into your home. Dirty air ducts can even harbor bacteria and viruses that will eventually end up in the air you breathe.
Why Should You Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned?
If someone in your house suffers from allergies or an unexplained illness, one of the best ways to help them is to get your air ducts cleaned. A/C Control utilizes specialized equipment to effectively clear out your air ducts, leaving them as good as new.
Here are some other reasons why you may want to get your air ducts cleaned:
- Improves overall indoor air quality
- Improves HVAC system efficiency, which decreases your heating and air conditioning costs
You should get your air ducts cleaned if:
- There is visible mold growth inside the duct (this requires the help of an expert)
- The ducts are infested with vermin
- There is an excessive amount of dust, debris, and other particles clogging your ducts