Alice Deciphering Duct Cleaning

March 19, 2018

What You Need to Know About Duct Cleaning

There can be quite a bit of uncertainty when it comes to the benefits of duct cleaning. For lots of homeowners, duct cleaning usually doesn’t cross their mind unless they are already suffering from some type of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s debris in the ducts from a home improvement project or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should be added your to-do list to ensure you’re not moving dirty air throughout your home.

So how will you know when the time is right to schedule duct cleaning? There are a few significant signs that can give you a better indication of the right time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts seem to have any of these signs, be sure to check with Rescue Heating & Air in Alice about getting your ducts cleaned.

  • Visible mold inside your HVAC components or ductwork
  • An increase of dust or dirt, from age or recent work on your house
  • Insects and/or rodents are taking up residence in your ductwork

You’ll rest easier knowing the air in your home is cleaner after having the air ducts cleaned, but it also can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, according to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). Confirming that your ducts are clear of all debris allows your HVAC system to work more smoothly, providing you with the comfort you want with greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to increased savings, making your space feel that much more comfortable.

Upholding a comfortable home isn’t something that most people consider their role in, but when you understand 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 Rescue Heating & Air in Alice a call at 361-265-4371.