3 Simple Reasons To Clean Your HVAC Air Ducts Now
Have you ever looked at your HVAC air ducts or vents? Have you noticed any musty odors, any symptoms of sick-building syndrome? Have you had any recent construction or renovations? It may be time to clean your air ducts.
Your HVAC ductwork circulates air multiple times a day. What’s in the ducts are in your lungs. Can you imagine how much dust and debris can accumulate in your HVAC air ducts over time? It is possible dirty air ducts are damaging not just your air quality, but your entire HVAC system and budget as well. Here are 3 simple reasons to clean your HVAC air ducts now.
- Improve Air Quality
Chemicals, bacteria, pollen, dander and other allergens can get trapped in dirty ductwork. Mold and fungi can easily grow in humid conditions in ductwork as well. Whatever is inside your HVAC system will be in the air you breathe. This impacts the overall health and productivity of all building occupants.
2. Improve HVAC System Performance
Clean HVAC and ductwork means your system runs more smoothly. Your temperature zones are reliably maintained and need less repairs. In fact, well maintained and clean air ducts can prolong the life of your HVAC system.
3. Increase Energy Savings
When your HVAC system is dirty, it has to work harder to maintain certain temperatures. Furthermore, as mentioned already, clean HVAC systems last longer and need fewer repairs. Dirty air ducts mean more costs. Clean air ducts mean saving energy and money.
Air quality, system performance and cost savings are 3 simple reasons to have your HVAC air ducts looked over and cleaned. When you work with a professional HVAC contractor, they will inspect, evaluate and if appropriate, clean your air ducts appropriately. They will inspect and clean all areas including hatches, grilles, registers, and inner ductwork surfaces. Better yet, your HVAC contractor can set up a maintenance and cleaning schedule based on your building HVAC demands. That way, your HVAC air ducts and HVAC system are in tip top, healthy, cost effective shape.