Deciphering Duct Cleaning

March 19, 2015
When it comes to cleaning your ducts, there is quite a bit of uncertainty and little known about the process and what it can offer. For most homeowners, duct cleaning doesn’t cross their minds unless they are already feeling some sort of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s dirt and dust in your ducts from a recent remodeling project or you just settled in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should make it on your to-do list to make certain that you’re not circulating dirty air in your home.
 
So how will you know when the time is right to schedule duct cleaning? There are a few clear signs that can give you a better indication of the right time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts show any of these signs, be sure to talk with Knoechel Heating Company in Zelienople about getting your ducts cleaned.
  • Noticeable mold inside your HVAC components or ductwork
  • A lot of dust or dirt, from age or recent work on your house
  • Insects and/or rodents are taking up residence in your ductwork
Not only is duct cleaning good for offering you peace of mind that your home’s air is cleaner, but it also can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, according to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). Ensuring your ducts are clear of all debris permits your HVAC system to work easier, leaving you with the comfort you expect and greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to an increase in savings, making your house feel that much more comfortable.
 
Maintaining a comfortable home isn’t something that many people consider their role in, but when you realize how easy it is to improve your indoor air quality as well as 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 pros at Knoechel Heating Company in Zelienople a call at 724-425-5852.