Breathe Easier: The Benefits of Cleaning Your Air Ducts
As things heat up, we have a tendency to spend more time inside. One of the most overlooked items when it comes to our health, is the air that we breathe.
Your HVAC system draws in air from within your home, running past a filter, cooling it down and then introducing it back into your home. That is the short version of what happens. It is a bit more complicated than that, but in a nut shell that is what happens.
There are a number of things that can and should be done to make sure that the air that you breath is the best it can be.
Monthly Filter Changes - It is recommended to change your air filters out monthly. In addition to making sure you are not breathing in cool dirty air, it will help your HVAC stay healthy. It will also reduce the amount of dirt that gets past your filter and begins to build up on your air ducts that run throughout your home.
Air Duct Cleaning - Perhaps one of the most over looked maintenance item within a home, is the cleaning of air ducts.
Your air ducts are essential for maintaining comfort in your home. They circulate air from your heating and cooling systems to every room, ensuring a cozy environment year-round. However, when neglected, these ducts can become a breeding ground for dust, pollen, mold, and other debris. This buildup of pollutants can impact the air quality in your home and pose a risk to your family's health. That's why regular duct cleaning is crucial. Here's why:
Improve Indoor Air Quality: The air that flows through your ducts is the same air you and your loved ones breathe. Unfortunately, it can contain contaminants like pet dander, dust, chemicals, and even carbon monoxide. These substances get pulled into your HVAC unit and, over time, accumulate in your ducts. When the system is running, these pollutants re-enter your living space, potentially causing respiratory issues and allergies. By cleaning your ducts regularly, you can eliminate these harmful particles, improving the air quality in your home and safeguarding your family's well-being.
Boost HVAC Efficiency: As dust and debris accumulate in your ducts, they can obstruct airflow. This leads to uneven distribution of conditioned air, creating uncomfortable hot and cold spots throughout your home. To compensate, your HVAC unit works harder, consuming more energy and driving up your utility bills. By clearing away this debris, air can flow freely, allowing your system to operate at peak efficiency. Not only will this improve your comfort, but it will also save you money in the long run.
Say Goodbye to Awful Odors: Get rid of unpleasant smells in your home caused by paint fumes, tobacco smoke, cleaning agents, mildew, and food. Our professional air duct cleaning eliminates stale odors that are trapped in the ductwork, ensuring that they don't continue to circulate throughout your home. We also remove bacteria, mold, and the disgusting smells they emit. Plus, we'll clear out any droppings or decomposing critters that may be hiding in your ducts, discouraging insects from nesting. Say hello to a fresh-smelling home again!
Cleaner Home and Breathe Easier: Dust particles can accumulate in your ductwork when your HVAC unit is off, only to be recirculated when you turn it on. This leads to excessive dust settling on your furniture, bedding, floors, and more, making it a constant chore to keep your home clean. But with our air duct cleaning services, you can prevent these pollutants from continuously entering your house. Enjoy a cleaner living environment for a longer period of time, and spend less time dusting and more time relaxing in a pristine home.
Don't settle for subpar air quality. Count on SERVPRO of East Greenville County to make your indoor air "Like it never even happened."