Before, the information about air duct cleaning wasn’t that comprehensive and that’s why there was no blanket recommendation given to homeowners as to whether they should have their air duct systems at home cleaned. That’s no longer the case today.
Duct cleaning was never proven to be capable of preventing health issues. Studies also failed to demonstrate that particle levels in houses increase due to filthy air ducts. It is because most of the dirt that’s in the air ducts sticks to the duct surfaces and doesn’t really gets into your living space.
Always remember that filthy air ducts are just one of the many probable sources of particles that are found in your house. Activities like cleaning, cooking, smoking or just your physical movements can lead to greater exposure than filthy air ducts. Apart from that, there is no evidence that even the smallest amount of particulate matter or household dust in the air duct presents a risk to your health.
When To Get Air Duct System Cleaning
You need to have your air duct system Myrtle Beach cleaned if you notice visible signs of mold growth with hard surfaces ducts or on other components of your heating and cooling system. There are many crucial points that you need to know when it comes to mold detection in the HVAC unit.
If the duct system is infested with rodents, insects or other vermin then you need to have it cleaned. Another reason to hire a professional HVAC contractor is if the air ducts are clogged with too much amount of debris and dirt or other particles, which are being released into your house through the supply registers.
What To Do Next?
In case any of the conditions identified above are existent, then it usually suggests at least one underlying cause. Before any cleaning is done, you need to replace or retrofit the ducts and the root cause of the problem must be fixed to prevent the issue from recurring.
There others who suggest that cleaning the components of the Myrtle Beach HVAC system may boost the efficiency of your system and results into a longer operating life and savings on its energy and maintenance costs.
However, there’s little evidence that show cleaning the ducts alone will help improve the system.
You may consider having your air ducts cleaned just because it is the right thing to do and because makes sense and logic dictates that over time the air ducts will get dirty and needs to be cleaned.
If the cleaning is performed correctly, no evidence show that such cleaning will be detrimental. The EPA doesn’t recommend that the air ducts be cleaned routinely but only when necessary.
In case you decide to have your air duct system cleaned, you need to take some consumer precautions when evaluating the reliability and competence of the service provider that you are planning to hire.
Call DuctWorks Heating and Cooling, Inc. if you are looking to hire a professional who can clean your air ducts.
DuctWorks Heating and Cooling, Inc.
303 Main St
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582