Why Should I Clean My Air Ducts?
Many studies have shown that indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outside air! While disposable air filters remove pollutants, they are usually only removing 10%, allowing nearly 90% of air pollutants to enter through your air system. Pollutants can contain dust, pollen, mold spores, animal dander, and much more that can surely affect the quality of air that is breathed in throughout your home or business.
How Often Should My Air Ducts Be Cleaned?
Once an air system has been thoroughly cleaned, it should remain clean for 3-7 years if it is properly maintained.
What Parts of the Ductwork Will Be Cleaned?
There are three major parts that will be focused on during an air duct cleaning:
- Supply and return grills
- Interior surfaces of the supply and return vents
- Air conditioner air handle
What Causes Air Duct Contamination?
Because all of your inside air was once outside air, there are many components such as dust, chemicals, pollen, insects, and mold spores in outside air that can be pulled into your air system. Cooking smoke, personal care products, household insect sprays, and skin cells are al also sources of pollutants in your home’s air.
Are Any Chemicals Used in the Air Duct Cleaning Process?
No. Chemicals will not be used during an air duct cleaning.
Should Air Ducts Be Cleaned If House Is New?
Yes, if you have moved into a new house it is a good idea to have your ducts cleaned. Construction debris is one of the most common contaminations that are found in air duct systems. The only way to completely remove and rid all pollutants from your system is through a professional duct cleaning.