The air ducts in your home serve a vital function. They ensure the circulation of air from the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (or HVAC system) in each room, then its expulsion to the outside. This helps improve comfort in the interior spaces of your home, regardless of the season.
What is ventilation duct cleaning?
Air duct cleaning involves removing contaminants and dust lodged in the duct network which includes the return and supply air ducts, diffusers and registers ventilating each room. The company that performs this task for you will use commercial-grade vacuum cleaners to remove all debris and dust, preventing them from circulating throughout your home again.
Why has your air ducts cleaned?
Having your home’s air ducts cleaned regularly brings a number of benefits, for example:
Reduction of irritants and allergens
In addition to dust, air ducts also contain a number of harmful microorganisms and contaminants, for example, mildew, pollen, mold spores, pet dander, and various other toxins . People suffering from respiratory problems react strongly to these particles which can cause reactions and allergies. However, when you have the ducts cleaned regularly, it ensures cleaner air circulation in your home.
In addition to all these benefits, professional air duct cleaning charleston sc helps eliminate unpleasant odors; your house smells fresher. Proper duct cleaning also improves airflow efficiency, which helps improve the energy efficiency of your home.
Your home is new or recently renovated
Construction is messy work. Simple projects of sanding certain furniture or stairs can still kick up a lot of dust. Even with constant efforts to tidy up and keep messes to a minimum, dust and debris still enter the ducts. It’s not something you want to breathe.
Your airflow is low
Have you noticed that the indoor air flow is not as strong as in the past? Having dirty, clogged air ducts is often to blame. You may also notice that some rooms in your home have better air circulation than others.
When dust and debris build up or block the airways in your ducts, air has trouble flowing freely. Cleaning your ducts can solve this problem and you will breathe fresh air more easily.
Rodents are entering the house and damaging your ducts
Small rodents and pests can enter your home through the smallest cracks or gaps. These pests can damage your air ducts and HVAC system by chewing on wires, creating nests in the ducts, or even dying inside the air ducts and blocking airflow. They leave behind droppings or nesting debris that can block airflow and compromise the quality of the air you breathe. Read Avoiding an Infestation: 8 Common
Signs of Mold in a Home to learn more
An infestation can also create bad odors that contaminate the air circulating in your home. Have your ducts cleaned and avoid any contamination.
An increase in allergies
When your air ducts get dirty, the air they circulate through your home is bound to be dustier and dirtier. Air full of pollutants, dust or allergens can aggravate allergies in sufferers.
If you or someone you live with has noticed an increase in their allergies or breathing problems and you can’t identify another reason for the problem, there’s a chance it has something to do with dirty air ducts.
And it’s not just the residents of your home who will appreciate pollutant-free air. Your pets will also breathe better and be healthier with clean indoor air to breathe.
Your carpets are always dusty
If you vacuum over and over and the carpet is still full of dust, this could be a sign that your problem is with the surrounding air.
The carpet covers a huge area of the house and acts as a filter. Dust, dirt, and other airborne pollutants become trapped in the carpet fiber. Especially in winter when hot air full of dust comes into contact with a cool surface and a kind of self-cleaning. It’s always a good idea to follow up on air duct cleaning with professional carpet cleaning.
Schedule a cleaning of your air ducts
Now that you’ve learned about some of the most common warning signs that it’s time to clean your air ducts, we invite you to contact us and schedule a cleaning for your home!
Our professional cleaning services run the gamut, from air ducts to carpets and mattresses, to disaster and contamination cleanup. We are here to clean up any mess so you can feel comfortable in your home or workplace.
Call us for an appointment or receive a Free consultation at restoredair, and we will be happy to hear from you!