What You Need to Know About Duct Cleaning
Many people are unclear about the duct cleaning process and the benefits. For lots of homeowners, duct cleaning typically doesn’t enter their mind unless they are already feeling some type of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s debris in the ducts as a result of remodeling or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should land 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 right time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts are showing any of these signs, be sure to check with Three Rivers Heating & Cooling in Portland about getting your ducts cleaned.
- Visible mold on your HVAC components or ductwork
- An abundance of dust or dirt, from age or recent work on your house
- Insects and/or rodents are taking up residence 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 want with greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to reduced utility costs, making your house feel that much more comfortable.
Keeping 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 and your energy efficiency, you’ll quickly realize the impact you can make. So when the time is right and you’re in the market for duct cleaning, be sure to give the experts at Three Rivers Heating & Cooling in Portland a call at 503-213-4433.