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Clean Your Ducts for Better Indoor Air Quality

Achieving perfect indoor air quality is not a one size fits all solution. There are many components to your HVAC system and your indoor air, and finding multiple solutions can sometimes be better than looking for that one air purifier or air filter that will make all the difference. These systems often work best when they work together.

And your air quality systems are always going to work with your air ducts. So if your ducts are in bad shape, then there’s not much a fancy new air purifier can do to help you. Our team offers duct cleaning in Shreveport, LA because there’s just no way around it—your ducts need to be cleaned so that your home can feel more comfortable and your HVAC systems can run efficiently.

Keep reading as we get into some reasons why duct cleaning is essential for your comfort.

The Impacts of Dirty Ducts

What comes from having dirty air ducts? We’ll get into some of the things you can deal with when the ducts are caked in materials that you’d rather not have in your air. From HVAC efficiency to the overall quality of your indoor air, things can improve if you sign up for duct cleaning services. Let’s first talk about what can go wrong.

  • Poor air quality. When your air ducts are in bad shape, you’ll breathe in more dust, debris, pet dander, pollen, and other contaminants that are normally vetted from your home. Cleaning services can get rid of all of those materials for good.
  • Poor HVAC efficiency. Where do you think all of that dust and debris goes when it gets pushed around through your ducts? Usually, it gets sent back into the return air ducts where it either gets caught by the air filter or enters the heating or cooling system. This ruins the efficiency of the system and will often clog the air filter more often. By getting your ducts cleaned, you can ensure that HVAC efficiency levels remain high and the air filter doesn’t clog up so quickly.
  • Mold growth. When contaminants are allowed to get caught in your ducts, you’ll probably get an influx of mold and mildew. These organisms grow in dark, damp environments—which can be the perfect words to describe your air ducts on a muggy day. By cleaning the ducts, you ensure there are no mold spores in your air and that the infestation is removed.
  • Bad odors. Some of these contaminants smell bad and are relatively unpleasant to be around. That’s fine: have them removed and return your home to feeling fresh and clean like it used to!

Get Your Ducts Cleaned Today

Many homeowners will tell you that duct cleaning services aren’t essential. But when you look at all the negative consequences for neglecting ducts, like what we listed above, it becomes clear that duct cleaning is a smart choice for those who want to take good care of their indoor air quality.

Call the doctor of home comfort today. Hall’s Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration has your back.

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