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What is duct cleaning?

Duct cleaning is the removal of dirt, articles and debris inside your home’s air distribution system (the ductwork). Duct cleaning usually involves special tools, vacuums and a process to free dirt and debris clinging to the interior walls of the ducts before being eliminated.

Why it is important to get a Duct cleaning?

Duct cleaning prevents health issues.
Over time, dust and other air particles accumulate in your duct system. The air confined in your HVAC system carries harmful contaminants that surprisingly affect your family’s health. Once the dirt has buildup on a great amount, it gives way to skin allergies, asthma, and other respiratory conditions. But with routine air duct cleaning, you can prevent these health problems from conquering your family.

Duct cleaning improves your system’s performance.
Proper air duct maintenance and your system’s efficiency go hand in hand. When the ductwork is overcome by multitudes of dust, mold, allergens and pet dander without regular cleaning, it restricts your HVAC system from doing its job. But after cleaning and removing these elements, your system can efficiently and evenly distribute fresh and clean air throughout the house.

Duct cleaning increases the lifecycle of HVAC system.
Your heating and cooling system should be one of your biggest investments. And, the last thing you have in mind is to buy a new one. Surely, you want to use it for a long time. Statistics show that 9 out of 10 systems do not last long due to less maintenance. Regular duct cleaning significantly adds years to your system’s lifespan. Prevent potential system breakdown and call your HVAC contractor now.

Duct cleaning eliminates musty odor at home.
Smelling unpleasant odor has something to do with dirty and clogged duct systems. And, using scented candles and air fresheners cannot eliminate the odor. The best thing to do is to have your ducts serviced to improve air quality in your home. 5. Duct cleaning exposes underlying issues in your system. Although it seems like your system is working good, what lies on it may remain unseen and unknown until it is checked by professionals. With a regular air duct cleaning, you foresee potential mechanical issues on the system.

How often should I have air ducts cleaned?

Experts advise having your air ducts cleaned every 12 to 18 months to prevent health problems before they start. However, homes with pets or children with allergies should have their air ducts professionally cleaned more frequently than the recommended average.

The number of people and their ages should also be taken into consideration, with the young and elderly most likely to be affected by poor quality air. Super Green Cleaning Services can offer a timeframe to match your unique situation. Call us today to ask the specialists.

How do I know if my air ducts need cleaning?

There are some signs that mean your house’s air ducts need cleaning. Dust coming from air ducts is one of the most obvious signs. When this happens, it may be dust that has accumulated in the system and is being spread around the house. This could be a potentially harmful source of bacteria like insect faeces or mildew or dust from the building’s materials.

What are the benefits of air duct cleaning?

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems have been shown to collect a variety of contaminants such as mold, fungi, bacteria and very small particles of dust that have the potential to affect overall health, The removal of such contaminants from the HVAC system and home should be considered one component in an overall plan to improve indoor air quality.

Will duct cleaning reduce energy bills?

Dirt and debris may collect in your ventilation system, blocking ductwork and key components of the furnace, including the evaporator coil and blower. The build-up of these contaminants in the furnace can restrict airflow, causing your system to work harder and longer, thus requiring more energy. Cleaning the entire HVAC system will increase efficiency and extend the unit’s life.

Do I really need to have my dryer vent cleaned?

Yes, dryer vent fires are one of the leading causes of home fires in Canada. An average of 1,500 dryer fires are reported annually causing more than $10 million in damages. ALL dryer vents need to be cleaned at some time.

How often should I have my dryer vent cleaned?

Major appliance manufacturers recommend having a professional inspect and clean your dryer vent at least once every year. However, cleaning intervals vary depending on many factors such as the age of your dryer, size of your dryer, usage frequency etc.

Will dryer vent cleaning save money on my electric bill?

Yes. Your dryer is one of the most expensive appliances to operate. Having your vent cleaned on an annual basis can save you an average of $20 per month on your utility bill.

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