3 Ways Duct Cleaning Improves Indoor Comfort

Considering the impact poor indoor air quality can have on your health, it deserves as much attention as heating and cooling, where HVAC performance is concerned. The air inside your home can be as much as 100 times more polluted than the air that you breathe outdoors in Mount Pleasant, Texas. If you find that your HVAC system is the source of allergens in your indoor air, here are a few benefits that you can look forward to after a duct cleaning.

Reduces Allergens

People who suffer from allergies or asthma are more sensitive to contaminants, but air quality affects everyone. Duct cleanings can reduce a variety of common allergens and serious contaminants like insect waste and toxic mold. The service is recommended after construction, following vermin infestation, and when debris is constantly seen coming from the vents. It can also reduce dirt accumulation in older homes and control other duct-related odors.

Corrects Potential Problems

Mold growth and excessive dirt accumulation have underlying causes. These problems can be detected and corrected during cleanings and preliminary inspections. For example, the ductwork might require repairs if it has been damaged or if cracks allow dirt to infiltrate the system. Particles often enter on the return side when air is drawn into your heat pump or air conditioner.

Improves Heating and Cooling

Dirt in the ductwork can cause debris to coat important moving HVAC parts and stationary air handling components. This decreases efficiency and impacts your indoor air quality. When conditioned air leaks out through cracks and loose joints, this makes the HVAC system work harder. During HVAC maintenance, your Wood Air Conditioning & Plumbing technician will clean the system and correct ductwork problems. Your technician will also make sure that the ducts, cooling coils, condensate pan, air handler, and plenums are in working order.

You can keep your ducts clean by changing the air filters regularly, covering the registers during construction, and by addressing any moisture issues promptly. Clean air can improve your indoor comfort and protect your HVAC system. You can learn more by viewing our duct cleaning page or by calling Wood Air Conditioning & Plumbing at 903-285-6550.

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