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    How Do I Know if My Air Conditioning Ducts Need to be Cleaned?

    Wednesday, October 05, 2016


    Discover when to clean your heating and air conditioning system.

    A clean heating and air conditioning system will work better…period. However, most homeowners aren’t sure about when they need to clean the air conditioning ducts. These ducts are the lungs of your HVAC. They help your system breathe by filtering air through them, serving as the primary channel for your home’s ventilation system. As a result, HVAC ducts get funky with all of the airborne mold, dust, and debris flowing through them. Now is the time to begin cleaning your air conditioning ducts on a routine basis.

    Create an Air Conditioning System Cleaning Routine

    Adding another household chore to your list might not sound like fun. However, when your air conditioning system is clean, you can literally breathe easier. Take these helpful tips and commit to keeping your AC ducts clean:

    • According to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, you need to clean your air ducts every three to five years.
    • If you move into a new home, clean the ducts first thing to ensure they are free and clear of dust and debris.
    • Got mold? Got vermin? These are major reasons to clean your ducts.
    • If you are remodeling or renovating, clean the AC ducts after you have completed your project.

    Maintain Your HVAC System with Clean Ducts

    If you are a pet owner, a smoker, or have allergies or asthma, you want to keep your AC ducts clean and clear. After all, this is the primary way you clean the air inside your home. Now that you have a proper routine ready to roll for your AC duct maintenance, you can look forward to cleaner indoor air quality year round.

    Now that you’ve decided it’s time to clean your air conditioning ducts, trust the experts at Certified Electric, Inc., with the job. Contact our friendly team to schedule duct cleaning and deodorizing for your heating and air conditioning system. We will set you up with a proper duct cleaning and answer any questions you have about the process.