4 Things You Should Know Before Scheduling Air Duct Cleaning

If you’re reading this, air duct cleaning must already be on your mind. Has it been a while since your last cleaning? Have you ever had someone in to sanitize those ducts since moving into your home? Air duct sanitation is an important part of maintaining the integrity of your home’s heating and air conditioning system. Plus, routine air duct cleaning can help provide a healthier household. Before scheduling an appointment to have this service performed, let’s take a look at a few things you should know.

1. New home. New ducts. No problem. Right?

Wrong! Why? Construction debris. When you move into a newly built home or renovate your home, fine particles from wood, sheetrock and even paint residue can become trapped in your air ducts. Cleaning your air ducts ensures this material is swept away to prevent it from constantly cycling through your HVAC system for your family to inhale.

2. You can play a part in mitigating indoor pollution.

Don’t leave it all to the pros. You can do a few things on your own to keep contaminates low.
-Invest in high quality air filters and make sure to regularly change them.
-Vacuum thoroughly and regularly, especially if you have pets.
-Keep tobacco use out of the house. Smoke has the ability to creep and crawl through tiny cracks…and all through your HVAC system. The sticky tar from tobacco can trap chemicals, dust, and pollen in your air ducts.

3. Make sure your HVAC system will be cleaned, too!

Quality air duct cleaning should also include HVAC system cleaning, as well. Your HVAC system could also contain some of particles and contaminates that can be found in unclean air ducts. Of note, in most states, duct cleaning service providers are not legally allowed to touch your HVAC unless they have a current HVAC license. At All In One Services, you can rest assured we are both licensed and insured.

4. Is it time for a cleaning, or something more?

Air duct cleaning should be done every several years, but if someone in your home has a breathing problem, you might want to look at additional measures to keep contaminates low. For those with respiratory health conditions, autoimmune disorders or particular environmental allergies, your dirty ducts might be harboring contaminants that could contribute to their health issues.Rather than simply scheduling more frequent cleanings, consider having your furnace filtration system upgraded. A filtration system upgrade can help limit the amount of contaminants entering your air ducts in the first place.

When you schedule regular air duct cleaning and sanitizing performed by a licensed provider of heating and cooling in Wilmington NC, you invest in the health of your home and/or business. At All In One, we utilize a a hospital-safe, airborne germicide to effectively eliminating pollutants where they breed. The result is fresher, cleaner, and healthier air throughout your home or office. We also offer free replacement estimates and financing on new installations. From air duct cleaning to heating and air repair Wilmington NC, we can help you breathe a little easier. Give us a call at 910-343-1399.


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