Perry Deciphering Duct Cleaning

March 19, 2018

What You Need to Know About Duct Cleaning

When it comes to cleaning your ducts, there is a lot of uncertainty and little known about the process and what it can offer. For many homeowners, duct cleaning typically doesn’t enter their mind unless they are already experiencing some type of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s debris in the ducts from a recent remodeling 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 passing dirty air around your home.

So how will you know when the time is right to schedule duct cleaning? There are a few telltale signs that can give you a better indication of the right time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts seem to have any of these signs, be sure to check with Gillman Heating and Air in Perry about getting your ducts cleaned.

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

Not only is duct cleaning good for giving you peace of mind that your home’s air is cleaner, but it also can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, according to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). Confirming that your ducts are clear of all debris allows your HVAC system to run better, providing you with the comfort you expect with greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to reduced utility costs, making your house feel that much more comfortable.

Keeping 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 and your energy efficiency, you’ll quickly realize the impact you can make. So when the time is right and you’re ready for duct cleaning, be sure to give the experts at Gillman Heating and Air in Perry a call at 478-202-3076.