Why Air Duct Cleaning ?
In recent years, air duct cleaning has become very popular, as many people became more aware of importance of IAQ (Indoor Air Quality).
Here’s some information to help you understand how to improve your home air quality and decide if you should get your HVAC ducts cleaned.
What is Air Duct Cleaning Service?
Professional duct cleaning services use specialized blowers, vacuums, and brushes to clean out the supply, intake, and return ducts throughout your home. A professional service should also include a thorough cleaning of the air handler, registers, grilles, fans, motors, housings, and coils of the HVAC system.
Why is it Important to Clean the HVAC?
There is evidence that dirty heating and cooling coils, motors, and air handling units can make your HVAC unit less efficient. Moreover, the system can spread debris, dust and mold. All of these above can have a negative effect on the overall health or your electric bill.
When should I schedule a duct cleaning?
You should schedule a HVAC cleaning in the following cases:
How to maintain your house ?
After the ducts and the HVAC been cleaned, it’s important to take the following steps to maintain your system effective and your indoor air clean.
Pets can trigger allergy and asthma attacks due to dander and hair. Vacuum and clean carpets, rugs and furniture often.
Secondhand smoke from cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products can trigger asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Avoid smoking inside your home or car.
Bathrooms are a common source of mold. Humidity from showers can cause moisture problems, which will lead to mold growth. Mold can cause allergic reactions, asthma and other respiratory ailments. Make sure you have the proper ventilation to keep your bathroom dry.
Dust mites can trigger allergy and asthma attacks. Dust mites are everywhere especially on pillows, blankets, carpets, upholstered furniture and stuffed toys. Dust and vacuum your home regularly, wash bedding, and use allergen-proof mattress and pillow covers.
For more information visit official EPA website regarding Indoor Air Quality(IAQ) by clicking here.