Top Benefits Of HVAC Cleaning
In our opinion, the #1 reason to keep your air ducts clean is for the prevention and/or remediation of mold growth inside your air ducts. Mold can potentially become toxic and pose a serious health risk to your family. That is why, here at Proclean, we have the highest levels of training and certifications in mold remediation and treatment! Proclean recommends you clean and maintain your air ducts every two years to prevent mold growth inside your air ducts.
Your air duct system provides an ideal breeding ground for bacteria, mold and fungi. Allergens, such as pet fur, gets caught in the vents and builds up living germs, fungus, and allergy causing elements, giving mold and mildew something to live on.
Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality is one concern that homeowners have when they decide to investigate air duct cleaning. In a typical six-room home, up to 40 pounds of dust is created annually through everyday living. Your heating and cooling system is the lungs of your home. The system takes air in and breathes air out. Through normal occupation in a home, we generate a great deal of contaminants and air pollutants, such as dander, dust, and chemicals. These contaminants are pulled into the HVAC system and re – circulated 5 to 7 times per day, on average. Over time, this re – circulation causes a build-up of contaminants in the duct work. While dirty ducts don’t necessarily mean unhealthy air in your home, school or workplace, they may be contributing to larger health issues or harboring contaminants that could cause serious problems for people with respiratory health conditions, autoimmune disorders or some environmental allergies.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 25 to 40 percent of the energy used for heating or cooling a home is wasted. Contaminants in the heating and cooling system cause it to work harder and shorten the life of your system. Although filters are used, the heating and cooling system still gets dirty through normal use. When an HVAC system is clean, it doesn’t have to work as hard to maintain the temperature you desire. As a result, less energy is used, leading to improved cost-effectiveness. Contact us with any questions or to arrange a cleaning appointment for your home or office today.