As the weather starts to warm and plants begin to bloom, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for the upcoming summer season. And while homeowners generally know about most summer home preparations, few are sure if they should add air duct cleaning Tampa FL to their home maintenance list.
Problems Addressed by Duct Cleaning
• Fungal Problems:
Mold and mildew are more than annoyance, they can have a negative impact on your overall health and well-being. And when these fungal problems are growing inside the ducts, they create an even bigger issue, such as spreading their spores through the home via the ducts.
• Inset and Vermin Infestation:
When you’re dealing with an infestation, be it insects or vermin, the ducts shouldn’t be overlooked. These unwanted guests can leave urine, feces, bacteria, odor, and various other unpleasant debris in then ducts.
• Dirt and Debris Buildup:
Dirt and various other debris are a side effect of daily life. And they can start to buildup in the ducts of your HVAC system.
Why Ducts should be Cleaned
Having your ducts cleaned does a lot to keep your health and your HVAC system functioning the way it should. When your ducts are cleaned, the quality of your indoor air improves, which has a direct effect on your health. Breathing in poor indoor air quality can aggravate allergy and asthma symptoms, and even increase the occurrence of headaches. Furthermore, dirty ducts can cause your heating and cooling system to work harder than it needs to. This increases the amount of energy you use, which means higher utility bills, and can even shorten the lifespan of the HVAC unit.
The Cleaning Process
During the duct cleaning process, the technician will thoroughly examine the HVAC unit to ensure it is safe and functioning properly. If they find an issue with the unit, they will bring it to your attention so you can address the issue as soon as possible. The cleaning technician will use air pressure and suction to remove the debris from the ducts, followed by a powerful washer to thoroughly wash the ducts.