After the long winter months, it’s time to welcome spring back to Wilmington, North Carolina. Before you turn on the air conditioner to offset the jump in temperature, consider having your ductwork checked and cleaned to remove harmful pollutants that may have accumulated over time. By getting your ductwork cleaned, you can raise the efficiency of your home and enjoy a fresh start to the spring and summer seasons.
Improve Indoor Air Quality
When built-up gunk inside of the ductwork gets blown into your house, it recirculates. As a result, it makes it harder to avoid breathing it in. Not only is this unhealthy. But if you or someone in your family suffers from allergies or asthma, the dirt, dust, and pollutants can trigger and inflame the symptoms. Having the ducts routinely cleaned can help you breathe easier in your home.
Boost the Energy Efficiency of Your Home
When the ductwork clogs due to a debris buildup, the airflow becomes restricted. As a result, the HVAC system has to work harder to deliver warm or cool air into your home. When the system works overtime or strains itself, its performance and energy efficiency will decrease. This leads to insufficient heating and cooling, an increase in energy bills, more frequent repairs and a reduction of your system’s lifespan.
Help Eliminate Unpleasant Odors
Cooking smells, pet odors, household cleaning agents and even paint fumes can get trapped inside of dirty ductwork. Every time you turn your system on, those unpleasant and often harmful odors recirculate through the house. Because odors are made of fine particulates, they can stay trapped in your ducts for years. By having the ducting cleaned regularly, your home will smell better, feel cleaner and supply healthier indoor air.
Contact Gideon Heating & Air Conditioning at (910) 447-2905 to discuss having your ductwork inspected and cleaned. Our team of experts will be happy to speak with you!
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