Drexel Hill 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 lots of homeowners, duct cleaning never crosses their mind unless they are already feeling some type of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s dust and debris in your home’s ducts as a result of remodeling or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should make it on your to-do list to ensure you’re not circulating dirty air throughout your home.

So how will you know when the time is right to schedule duct cleaning? There are a few telling signs that can give you a better indication of the best time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts show any of these signs, be sure to check with O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning in Drexel Hill about getting your ducts cleaned.

  • Visible mold on your HVAC components or ductwork
  • A lot of dust or dirt, from age or recent work on your house
  • Insects and/or rodents are residing 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). Ensuring 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.

Upholding a comfortable home isn’t something that most people consider their role in, but when you think about 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 looking for duct cleaning, be sure to give the experts at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning in Drexel Hill a call at 610-257-7035.