As a home or business owner, it’s easy to forget the importance of having your ductwork professionally cleaned, especially since this part of your home or office is generally hidden from view above the ceiling or beneath the floor. As an air duct cleaner in Naperville and surrounding areas of Chicagoland, we know how essential this task really is to both the safety and functionality of a space. Here are just a few of the reasons why professional air duct cleaning is important for your home or office.
Indoor Air Quality
Through normal, daily activities, we generate a lot of contaminants and air pollutants including dust, animal dander and various chemicals. These contaminants are pulled into our HVAC system and recirculated on average at least five to seven times per day, and over time, this recirculation leads to a buildup in your ductwork.
While dirty ducts don’t necessarily mean the air in your home or office is unhealthy, they may harbor contaminants that could cause serious health issues for people with respiratory problems, autoimmune disorders or environmental allergies. Professional duct cleaning ensures that your ductwork is clean and sanitary, and with harmful agents removed, fresh air can circulate.
Potential Energy Savings
Contaminants in your HVAC system force it to work harder and shorten its lifespan. When your system is professionally cleaned, it doesn’t have to work as hard to maintain the desired temperature, less energy is used, and that can reduce your energy costs significantly.
A Cleaner House or Office
If you’ve ever noticed a layer of dust shortly after you’ve cleaned or seen dark lines on vents or light colored furniture or carpets, that’s a pretty good sign that fine dust is circulating through your indoor air. By reducing the amount of dust circulating in the air, professional duct cleaning will reduce the amount of cleaning work you have to do.
Much of the furniture used in both homes and offices includes lint-based materials. Lint from furniture can settle in your ductwork creating a fire hazard as the lint can overheat and ignite a fire in the ducts. Once ignited, this kind of fire can spread rapidly through the structure of a building.
If you’re in need of a quality air duct cleaner in Naperville, Air Care Services, Inc. will gladly assist you!