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What are the benefits of duct cleaning?
Over time, as your HVAC system is used season after season, contaminants like dust, mold and mildew can build up in your air duct system. These buildups can also cause unpleasant smells to permeate your home.
That’s not ideal for your health or home comfort.
The benefits of having your ducts cleaned means you can:
Does duct cleaning remove mold?
Mold is one of the nastier things that can build up in your air ducts, and a thorough cleaning can help remove it.
Mold can be particularly dangerous for people to breathe in and an infestation of this unfriendly fungus can grow worse if not treated; a duct cleaning solution from the pros at Mersey will ensure that any mold in your air ducts is safely extracted.
Will duct cleaning help allergies?
Yes, duct cleaning can help with certain allergy symptoms you’re experiencing in your home.
Much of the dust and contaminants that build up in your air ducts can irritate allergy symptoms and make them worse.
Duct cleaning can reduce the level of these contaminants to help reduce allergy symptoms and allow you to breathe easier.
Will cleaning the ducts in my house make me sick?
The actual act of duct cleaning is unlikely to make you sick.
On the other hand, allowing contaminants to build up in your ducts over time, however, can cause health risks, as they have an adverse effect on the air you’re breathing indoors.
We do recommend you do not attempt to clean your home’s ducts yourself; this is a job best left to professionals with the right equipment.
Will duct cleaning help improve airflow/HVAC performance?
Yes: cleaning your ducts can help improve their airflow and the overall performance of your HVAC system.
While the primary concern with duct cleaning is to ensure the air that’s moving through them and into your home is free of dangerous contaminants and healthy to breathe, it can also help increase the quality of your heating & air conditioning system for maximized home comfort all year long.
How long will duct cleaning take?
Duct cleaning usually takes between 4 and 6 hours.
How long it takes exactly will vary depending on the size of your home, as larger homes have more ducts.
The length of time it takes will also depend on when your home’s ducts were last cleaned and how much debris needs to be removed.
How often should I have my ducts cleaned?
Mwesey recommends you have your ducts cleaned every two years.
A thorough duct cleaning will eliminate the buildup of debris and can remove potentially harmful contaminants like allergens and mold.
If you’re experiencing increased allergy symptoms or an unpleasant smell coming from your ducts, a duct cleaning could help.
Should I try to clean my own ducts?
No. We do not recommend you attempt to clean your home’s ducts yourself; this is a job best left to professionals with the right equipment.