A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. The same is true for your home heating and cooling system, including its ducts. Your system's air ducts should be inspected and cleaned every three to five years or sooner if you have pets. If you cannot remember the last time you had an HVAC professional clean your ducts, here are five benefits that you and your family are missing out on in your home.
Benefit #1 – Improves HVAC Efficiency
When dust, pet dander, pet hair, and other debris builds up in your ducts, it restricts the airflow that your HVAC system needs to work efficiently. Your furnace and air conditioner will need to work harder to make your home comfortable and use more energy in doing so. A professional cleaning will help keep your HVAC system working at its optimal level of efficiency.
Benefit #2 – Helps Keep Your Home Cleaner
A professional cleaning removes dust that would otherwise continue to be recirculated in the air in your home. Having your ducts cleaned can reduce the amount of dusting and cleaning you need to do to maintain a clean and healthy home.
Benefit #3 – Reduces Irritating Allergens and Contaminants
Individuals or families that suffer from respiratory issues, including asthma, allergies, or COPD, can benefit from having the ducts in their homes cleaned. Periodic cleaning helps to reduce the amount of pollen, pet dander, dust mites, mold, mildew, bacteria, and other contaminants in the air that exacerbate respiratory symptoms.
Benefit #4 – Makes Indoor Air Healthier
Indoor air quality is something that everyone should be concerned about. It is not healthy to continually breathe in dust and other contaminants. A thorough cleaning helps improve air quality
, makes the air in your home healthier, and creates a comfortable environment for all.
Benefit #5 – Keeps Air Fresh
Stale air is a sign that it is time for a professional duct cleaning. Odors from cooking, tobacco use, pets, VOCs, mold, and cleaning chemicals can settle into the dust and dirt built up in air ducts. These odors are recirculated through your home each time air blows through your HVAC ductwork. Cleaning removes the smelly build-up and provides a fresher smelling home.
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Duct cleaning is a job for an experienced HVAC professional and an essential part of maintaining your home's heating and cooling system. Contact
Cahill Heating Air Conditioning & Electric for more information and start breathing easier in the comfort of your home.