Reasons to Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned ASAP

The air ducts in a home or office building are typically the last things that many people think about cleaning because air ducts can’t be seen so most people typically forget about how important they are to their health.

If you’ve been delaying cleaning your ducts, this article will provide you with several reasons why you should get them cleaned ASAP.


Reason #1 – Cleaning Air Ducts Will Eliminate Mold Build Up

Since most duct systems are located in basements, they tend to be “mold magnets” and this means that if they are left uncleaned those ducts can become filled with mold during the course of one year.

What most people don’t think about is mold build-up can cause severe allergic reactions including sneezing, runny noses and other breathing issues. To avoid problems with mold, build up it’s best to get your air ducts cleaned ASAP because your health will thank you.

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Reason #2 – Pet Hair Accumulation

Another common reason to get your ducts cleaned is pet hair accumulation. If you have cats or dogs, pet hair can easily float around your home at will until it begins to accumulate in your air ducts.

If left uncleaned, pet hair accumulation can block the airflow from your air ducts and can also adversely affect breathing as well.

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Reason #3 – Dust Build Up

Like pet hair, dust can also build up in ducts over time and when combined with a little moisture, duct can easily build up in ducts, creating a thick coating of sludge that affects the air coming from the ducts.

Reason #4 – Efficiency

As we’ve shown you in this article, there are a variety of reasons to get the ducts in your home or office cleaned ASAP but the most important reason of all is efficiency. When your ducts are left uncleaned, they will not function normally and this will affect the performance of your HVAC unit.

To avoid having your HVAC run poorly it’s best to get them cleaned ASAP since this will help to improve system performance.

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