Do you need a professional duct cleaning? Many homeowners do not think about their ductwork. It is just there, doing its job of delivering conditioned air to living spaces. However, there are certain circumstances where having the ductwork cleaned is a good idea. If you have experienced any of the following situations, you may want to invest in professional duct cleaning.
Excessive Dust Buildup
When the heating or cooling turns on, do you get a shower of dust coming out of the vents? This may be a sign of dust buildup inside the ductwork. You may be able to clean up dust buildup in the area nearest to the vents. But dust can accumulate at air duct joints and in curves or corners in the duct runs you can't access. In some cases, the buildup can become substantial enough to block airflow. Professional duct cleaning is a good way to clean up the mess and keep your HVAC system running smoothly.
Mold requires moisture to grow and thrive. If the ductwork has sustained water damage due to a leaking roof or a busted pipe, mold growth is possible. It is important to fix the water problem before you do anything with the ducts. Then make any repairs necessary to the ductwork. At that point, the entire duct system should undergo a thorough cleaning to remove mold spores.
Presence of Rodents or Insects
Vermin can leave behind fecal matter and body parts that can foul up your home's indoor air quality. If you have evidence that your ducts have been invaded, take action. Get rid of the vermin first, then make repairs. Finally, have the ducts cleaned to get rid of their waste.
Don't let another day go by if you have any of these duct problems. Schedule a professional duct cleaning today. Check out the duct cleaning solutions available from the Thermacon Service Company, or call 866-797-1535.
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