When chilly winter temperatures arrive in Florida, most Sarasota homeowners spend extra hours staying warm indoors. With increased use of your heating system, it’s more important than ever to know the status of your ductwork. Learn about three ways duct cleaning can improve your family’s comfort and your HVAC system’s performance.
Duct Cleaning Increases Energy Efficiency
The ductwork in your home is responsible for moving heated air to the air vents and throughout your home. With perhaps hundreds of feet of ductwork running through the average home, it’s no surprise that ducts can accumulate dust, dirt, and debris. Over time, this accumulation can slow down air movement, prevent your HVAC system from running efficiently, and increase stress on an overworked HVAC system. Periodic duct cleaning eliminates accumulated debris in the ducts, which in turn can help you increase your HVAC system’s efficiency and lower your utility bills.
Improved Indoor Air Quality
Whether your family members suffer from allergies or you simply want to breathe cleaner air, duct cleaning can improve your home’s indoor air quality. Though air filters, cleaners, and purifiers go a long way toward keeping your home’s air fresh and clean, dirty ducts continually reintroduce contaminants like pet dander, dust mites, and even mold into the air. Aqua Plumbing and Air’s duct cleaning services can reduce the number of airborne irritants in your air supply and help your family breathe clean.
Longer HVAC System Life
One of the greatest benefits duct cleaning can offer is a longer life for your HVAC system. Keep in mind that even with regular preventive maintenance, an HVAC system that has to work harder to circulate air can experience numerous breakdowns over time. Though most HVAC units should last for 10 to 15 years or more, a system that’s constantly overworked can age much more quickly than other units. A combination of duct cleaning and periodic maintenance can keep your HVAC system running smoothly for years.
Is your home’s ductwork due for an inspection? Call the Sarasota duct cleaning experts at Aqua Plumbing and Air to schedule an appointment today: (941) 306-3715
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