If today we want to talk to you about the benefits of cleaning air ducts – and the dangers of neglecting it – it is because the role that these systems play in our day-to-day is, although we may not realize it, very important.
As we already know, the function of air ducts in homes, offices, and businesses is to maintain a comfortable atmosphere, without excessive amounts of germs or dust, at the correct temperature.
However, if we neglect to clean them, the air ducts can end up doing just the opposite: transporting dust, pathogens, and all kinds of elements that are harmful to our health –mold, pollen, bacteria, etc.– directly to our respiratory tract.
Some air ducts in poor condition are a guarantee that, even if we do not realize it, each breath of air will be putting our health at risk. It is a danger, without a doubt, but one very easy to avoid with a little work and, above all, with the help of a professional cleaning company with experience in this type of work.
If we carry out regular cleaning interventions to ensure that our air ducts are in perfect condition, we will achieve:
Eliminate pathogens and allergens
There are many factors that influence the number of allergens and pathogens that we can find inside a home, but one of the main ones is, without a doubt, the condition of the air ducts.
Keeping our home in good condition, including ducts, will help us prevent allergy attacks and other respiratory conditions. And by the way: animals can be an added complication, yes, but we recently shared a little guide on cleaning houses with pets. Check it out.
Eliminate bad odors
The presence of bad odors, which can also be due to multiple causes animals, tobacco, humidity, mold, etc.–, is one of the most unpleasant problems we can have in a home or office. Cleaning air ducts will help mitigate this problem to a great extent since many particles that would otherwise be traveling freely through our home will be removed.
Improve indoor air quality
Surprisingly enough, on many occasions, the air inside buildings is of poorer quality than the one we breathe outside. Also, we spend more than 80% of our time indoors, so it is a problem that should not be taken lightly.
By cleaning the ducts on a regular basis, we will improve air circulation, prevent the appearance of sources of contamination and harmful agents, and eliminate dust and other elements that worsen indoor air quality.
Improve the operation of the HVAC system
Our home’s HVAC (heating and air conditioning) system suffers greatly when dust and other debris collect in ducts and vents. The airflow decreases and, as a consequence, the effort that the system must make to keep the temperature of the home stable is much greater… and, with it, also the energy consumption.
To avoid premature deterioration of the HVAC unit and overpaying on the energy bill, Air Duct Cleaning is the best solution.
Whether we have convinced you and you want to know more about cleaning air ducts, or if you are not sure what type of intervention is best for you in your home or business, we encourage you to contact Restored Air now. We will advise you and solve all your doubts without any kind of commitment.