What Is Duct Cleaning?

Ducts are the long conduits that snake throughout a house through crawl spaces and attics from the HVAC supplying cold or hot air to various rooms. These pipes can get severely infested with dust, debris and gunk if they are not cleaned form time to time. Sometimes ducts can develop leaks through which moisture can trickle in. Water in the duct can invite mold growth. Unclean and leaky ducts will compromise cooling levels. They will also increase you energy cost. Therefore ducts need to be maintained at least once in every three to five years. Cleaning ducts ensure that you indoor air is free of contaminants to a large extent.

When should you get you ducts cleaned?

• If your ducts are getting infested with mold
• If vermin and rats use it as an in route to your house. If they have infected the ducts with their droppings and urine
• If gunk and dust have filled the ducts and blocked air passage through them
• If your house has been renovated off late, in such debris and grit from the construction accumulate in the ducts.
• It is a good idea to get your ducts routinely cleaned in every three to five years
• If someone in the family is suffering of allergies and breathing troubles for no apparent reasons.

Duct will cleaning will surely improve the air quality of your living space by getting rid of excess dirt, dust and, germs and bacteria. Duct cleaning costs range from $300 to $450. It can vary slightly depending on the size of the system to be cleaned, system accessibility, climatic region and level of contamination

 

 

 

 

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