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the Bay Area 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 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 as a result of remodeling or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should land on your to-do list to ensure you’re not circulating dirty air in your home.

So how will you know when the time is right to schedule duct cleaning? There are a few significant signs that can give you a better indication of the ideal time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts show any of these signs, be sure to check with Contra Costa Heating & AC in the Bay Area about getting your ducts cleaned.

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

Getting your air ducts cleaned will help ease your mind and keep the air in your home 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 work more smoothly, providing you with the comfort you want with greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to lower energy bills, making your space feel that much more comfortable.

Maintaining a comfortable home isn’t something that most people consider their role in, but when you consider 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 ready for duct cleaning, be sure to give the experts at Contra Costa Heating & AC in the Bay Area a call at 510-343-9841.