First things first, before talking about the benefits of air duct cleaning for your home, let’s understand what air duct cleaning means. This is to carry those who may not already know what it means.
Air duct cleaning simply refers to the cleaning of the various cooling and heating system components of forced air systems, including the grilles and diffusers, supply and return air ducts and registers, heat exchangers cooling and heating coils, condensate drain pans, fan housing and fan motor, etc.
Why the air ducts in your home need a professional cleaning
Below are a few reasons you need professional air duct cleaning.
1. Reduces allergies
While some allergic reactions are peculiar to some seasons of the year, if your home’s ventilation is congested, you and members of your house can experience allergic reactions all time of the year. Mold spores, dust, pet dander, dirt and hosts of other contaminants accumulate in the air ducts in your home over time and could get blown into the different rooms in your house. These circulated contaminants prevent anyone suffering from an allergy in your home from ever experiencing total relief.
2. Purifies your indoor air
Getting rid of all the rubbish in your ductwork will leave with cleaner air in your home. The importance of pure quality air inside your home cannot be overemphasized. For one, it helps you reduce allergies, and also helps you breathe easier in your home.
3. Less dusting
If your air ducts are clean, you won’t have to worry about dusting your pictures, furniture, counters, and everywhere in your house all the time. Having to dust your home all the time is a tiresome chore that no one cherishes. But with clean air ducts, a dusty home becomes a past tense.
4. Improve furnace efficiency
Your furnace will run more efficiently and much better if you remove the dirt, dust, and debris from your home’s HVAC system. Instead of losing part of the heat from the furnace to debris and other particles, it would be more easily efficiently transferred into your home’s air. You don’t need to make your furnace work harder than it needs to, seeing as running a furnace is expensive.
In this section, we talked about why you need to clean your various air duct components. In the next section, we’ll talk about the various air duct components and how and why you should clean them.