Deciphering Duct Cleaning

March 19, 2015
When the you begin talking about cleaning your ducts, there is quite a bit of uncertainty and little known about the process and what it can offer. For most homeowners, duct cleaning rarely crosses their mind unless they are already dealing with some sort of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s dirt and dust in your ducts from a recent remodeling project or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should make it on your to-do list to make certain that you’re not circulating dirty air in your home.
 
So how will you know when the time is right to arrange duct cleaning? There are a few clear signs that can give you a better indication of the correct time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts have any of these signs, be sure to speak with Central Heating & Plumbing in New Castle about getting your ducts cleaned.
  • Noticeable mold inside 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
Not only is duct cleaning good for offering you peace of mind that your home’s air is cleaner, but it also can help increase 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 operate easier, providing you with the comfort you expect and better efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to more savings, making your house feel that much more comfortable.
 
Maintaining a comfortable home isn’t something that many people consider their role in, but when you consider how easy it is to improve your indoor air quality as well as your energy efficiency, you’ll quickly recognize 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 Central Heating & Plumbing in New Castle a call at 724-401-1843.