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How Often Air Duct Cleaning?

Jul 9

Air ducts can be found in many places within your home so it is important to have them cleaned every now and again. Cleansing your air ducts prevents dirt and dust from building up in the system. This helps improve indoor air quality. How often do you need to have your ductwork cleaned? And how can you tell when it is time? These are just some of the questions that Duct Cleaning Phoenix can answer.

Frequent cleaning is not required

The National Air Duct Cleaners Association states that homeowners should have their air conditioners cleaned at least once every three to five years. However, this will depend on where you live, how frequently you use your HVAC system, and whether any family members have breathing problems. If you have allergies, it is worth investing in more frequent air duct cleaning to avoid allergic reactions. In every home, it is important to have better indoor air quality.

When To Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned

Do you think it is time to clean your ductwork? To be certain, you can either conduct a visual inspection or hire an HVAC professional such as Duct Cleaning Phoenix to do the job. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ducts should be cleaned when:

  • Mold may have formed in your air ducts. Mold can be identified by its musty odor. If you have been experiencing this smell in your home for a while, you may need to inspect your ducts.
  • A visible "poof", or a release of dust from the supply registers, is seen. You may see a cloud of dust as air is expelled from the vent registers. Another sign that your air ducts need cleaning is when you change the filter. Extensive dust buildup around the register can also be seen.
  • Unwanted guests may be living in the ducts. Are you hearing a buzzing or scratching sound coming from your ductwork? Perhaps you have seen pests enter or exit the ductwork. These signs should alert you to the need for professional air duct cleaning.

Duct Cleaning Phoenix offers expert air conditioning services. We can also take care of all your indoor air quality requirements. We will ensure your home is safe and healthy year-round with our top-quality services and skilled crew. We are proud to serve Phoenix and the surrounding areas. To schedule your consultation, call us or complete our contact form.

 

Duct Cleaning Phoenix

Phoenix AZ

(602) 835 7980