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5 Reasons You Need Duct Cleaning

Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 8:00 am

Some components in our homes get more attention to others. While you are probably aware of any issues with your toilet or garbage disposal, for instance, not everything is as immediately recognizable. Your ductwork is one of the most important systems in your home, responsible for circulating air throughout your house and maintaining comfortable temperatures. You don’t see much of your ductwork, though, and it can be difficult to notice any potential problems. Professional inspection and, if necessary, duct cleaning service takes the guesswork out of this situation. Here are some of the most common reasons you may need duct cleaning service in your Melbourne home. For more information about professional duct cleaning contact Next Generation Heat & Air today.

  1. Improve Indoor Air Quality: Leaks and poor sealing in your ductwork system not only allow conditioned air to escape from your ductwork. They also allow pollutants into your ductwork. If there are contaminants within your duct system they can be circulated throughout your home, decreasing indoor air quality.
  2. Increase Airflow Efficiency: As dust, dirt and other debris accumulate in your air ducts it is possible for them to reduce the efficiency with which air is circulated throughout your home. This is because the presence of such pollutants can restrict airflow. This leads to uneven heating and cooling of your home and forces your heating and cooling systems to work harder than should be necessary.
  3. Reduce Energy Costs: When your heating and cooling system is forced to work harder in order to circulate conditioned air throughout your home it uses more energy. This in turn drives up your heating and air conditioning bills. Having your ductwork professionally cleaned will help your heating and air conditioning system work more efficiently, lowering energy costs.
  4. Improve the Condition of Your Whole System: When there are contaminants in your air ducts they can infiltrate the various components of your heating and air conditioning system as well as the different areas of your home. The accumulation of dirt, dust and other debris in the inner workings of your air conditioner and heater can compromised the integrity of the system as a whole.
  5. Discover Other Air Duct Problems: During the inspection of your ductwork and the cleaning process your ductwork service technician can diagnose any other issues with your ductwork, including poor design or damaged joints. By discovering and fixing these problems you can increase efficiency and the effectiveness of your heating and air conditioning systems.

We hope that the reasons above have convinced you of the important role that duct cleaning can play in the continued performance of your ductwork system. If you have any questions about any of this information or would like to schedule service, call Next Generation today. We have the answers to all of your questions.

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