Posted on: 10 June 2015
Getting your ducts cleaned can eliminate years of unwanted dust from your HVAC system. This accumulation of dirt and grit can coat your condenser coils and the internal mechanical parts of your furnace and air conditioner. In turn, these pollutants can make the job harder for your HVAC system, causing it to become less efficient over time. In this way, cleaning your ducts can actually improve the performance of your furnace and air conditioner. This is the most obvious reason that many homeowners think to get their ducts cleaned. What many homeowners aren't aware of are the not-so-obvious benefits of duct cleaning services. These benefits, though less well known, are just as helpful and important for many homeowners.
Benefit 1: It can make your house easier to clean.
All the air in your home eventually flows into your ducts, through the blower and back out the registers of your HVAC system. When the ducts become dirty, so does the air flowing through your ducts. The dirtier the ducts, the dirtier the air. This can make maintaining and cleaning your house more difficult, as the air transports dust from inside the ducts to your furniture. Therefore, cleaning your ducts can make it easier to keep your house and furniture clean.
Benefit 2: Your allergies may improve.
Much of the dust found in your home is made up of animal dander and insect waste. For some people, this can exacerbate allergies and asthma. Cleaning your ducts can help remove dust from the air, which can improve your indoor air quality and make your home more comfortable for sensitive members of your household. Cleaning your ducts can also help remove mold spores hidden in the ducts, which can also make it easier for your family members to breathe.
Benefit 3: This could eliminate your pest control problem (if you have one).
Some pests, like bugs and mice, use the ducts as a kind of highway system for moving between rooms of your house. In fact, both mice and insects can make their nests inside your ducts. If your home has an infestation of any kind, cleaning the ducts may get rid of the central nest and help you get your infestation under control.
Duct cleaning services can improve your home's HVAC system as well as your quality of life. For more information about how your home can benefit from duct cleaning, contact an experienced HVAC professional in your area.
For more information, contact Chappel's Heating & Cooling or a similar company.Share