Various parts of your home need regular maintenance. While some are more obvious (gutters, refrigerators, damaged window screens, etc.), some are less so. One of the areas that many tend to neglect is their air ducts. We don’t actually see our HVAC system, so it’s easy not to think about it, but letting debris build up inside of it will affect the air quality of your home significantly. Learn more about air duct cleaning services below, then count on the team here at Sleep Easy Chimney to professionally clean out your vents today. We’re happy to help!
Why It’s Important
So, why is air duct cleaning such an important service to invest in? After all, aren’t there filters in place to ensure my air stays as clean as possible? Well, as effective as some filters are, they still don’t catch everything, and the longer they go without being replaced, the dirtier they become. These, along with your ducts, vents, blower, and more can accumulate a lot of dust and debris over time, and before you know it these materials will get into the air that circulates throughout your home. The more contaminated your air becomes, the more prone you and family members will be to asthma attacks, respiratory issues, allergic reactions, coughs, rashes, and more. If one’s immune system is already weak, it’ll be even worse off! All in all, it’s not a good situation to be in. Along with this, dirty vents can contribute to the accumulation of mold, mildew, and fungus, all of which break down your home’s walls and ceilings and can cause some serious health issues.
In addition to physical health issues, dirty ducts can also cause some serious mental health issues as well. A variety of recent studies show a direct correlation between allergies and anxiety. If your dirty vents are causing your allergies to worsen, it could also be affecting your mood!
Clean ductwork results in a happier and healthier home year after year!
You Can Also Save Money!
Along with keeping your loved ones safer and healthier, clean air ducts will ensure you get the most from your HVAC system. Whether you are heating your home in the wintertime or cooling it off in the summer months, you want your system to work well, so that your family can live as comfortably as possible. That being said, you don’t want to break the bank on heat and A/C, so having a system that runs efficiently is important! The dirtier and clogged up your vents are, the harder they will have to work to keep your home at your desired temperature. This not only results in higher monthly bills, but it puts a lot of wear-and-tear on your equipment, as well, which will eventually force you to invest in repair work or replacement parts. A simple cleaning now is definitely a worthwhile investment if it means avoiding expensive labor costs down the line.
Signs Of Dirty Vents
Not sure if you’re overdue for a cleaning or not? The following are signs that it’s time to call us in: constant dust in the air, rising heating/cooling bills, you’ve recently undergone reconstruction or renovation work (these contribute a lot of dust and debris to the air), or the presence of mold in your ductwork. If you need help, reach out today. We’ll set something up with you soon!