Mount Hope Deciphering Duct Cleaning

March 19, 2018

What You Need to Know About Duct Cleaning

There can be quite a bit of uncertainty when it comes to the benefits of duct cleaning. For lots of homeowners, duct cleaning usually doesn’t cross their mind unless they are already feeling some type of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s dirt and dust in your ducts from a home improvement project or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should be added your to-do list to ensure you’re not moving dirty air around your home.

So how will you know when the time is right to schedule duct cleaning? There are a few telling signs that can give you a better indication of the ideal time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts are showing any of these signs, be sure to check with Appalachian Heating in Mount Hope about getting your ducts cleaned.

  • Visible mold within your HVAC components or ductwork
  • An increase of dust or dirt, from age or recent work on your house
  • Insects and/or rodents are living in your ductwork

You’ll rest easier knowing the air in your home is cleaner after having the air ducts cleaned, but it also can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, according to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). Making sure your ducts are clear of all debris allows your HVAC system to operate easier, providing you with the comfort you expect with greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to reduced utility costs, making your space feel that much more comfortable.

Upholding a comfortable home isn’t something that many people consider their role in, but when you think about how easy it is to improve your indoor air quality along with your energy efficiency, you’ll quickly realize the impact you can make. So when the time is right and you’re looking for duct cleaning, be sure to give the experts at Appalachian Heating in Mount Hope a call at 304-707-0600.