The air you breathe in your home all passes through your duct system. The ducts in your home take in and distribute air throughout your home—and in that air there are pollutants. Pet dander, pollen, dust and other pollutants move through your ducts and into your air. When you realize this, it’s easy to see why professional duct cleaning is so important. How often is normal to have your ducts cleaned and how will you know when they need it?
With the air in your home’s system recirculating about 5–7 times daily, pollutants have opportunities to accumulate inside your duct work. According to The National Air Duct Cleaners Association, you should schedule to have your air ducts cleaned every 3–5 years, depending on your home environment. The team at B & B Heating & Cooling considers a number of factors, including type of weather in Florissant, to decide if your ducts need cleaned. Contaminants like dust, chemicals and pet dander are a part of everyday life. We also weigh other variables, like whether you’ve done any work on your home recently. The healthiness of your family will also be factored in. Take for example, if anyone in your home has allergies or asthma, it’s crucial for pollutants to be taken out of your indoor air.
The Environmental Protection Agency also has recommendations for establishing when it’s time for a duct cleaning: if you might have mold inside your ducts or a vermin infestation, or if you see dust coming out of or built up on your air register. At B & B Heating & Cooling, our professionals will talk through these factors with you and help determine if you could benefit from a duct cleaning.
A professional duct cleaning obviously cleans your ducts and the air will move more smoothly and freely throughout your home.
If it’s time to start considering duct cleaning in your Florissant home, our team at B & B Heating & Cooling is here to answer your questions. Just give us a call at 314-325-7552 to schedule an appointment with us.