HVAC duct cleaning is necessary to keep the inhabitants of your home healthy, and Frog Air, Heating, & Electrical offers this critical service. Over time, our HVAC’s air ducts gather dust, dirt, debris, mold, mildew, allergens, and other contaminants, which are then released back into the home’s breathing atmosphere each time the HVAC system is turned on. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), poor air quality is a significant contributor to a wide range of respiratory ailments and disorders. This is why it’s crucial to keep your ducts clean for air purification.
How Do Air Ducts Become Contaminated?
Even in the cleanest atmospheres, air ducts can get clogged with lots of dust, dirt, debris, mold, mildew, allergens, and other contaminants. If you answer yes to all or most of these questions, you may be a candidate for air duct cleaning.
- Do you prepare food inside your home?
- Do you occasionally open your doors and windows?
- Do you have any pets?
- Do you smoke?
- Do you vacuum the carpet?
- Do people come in and out of your home?
As you can tell, the above is a list of everyday activities that occur in almost every home. But these are also the same daily activities that introduce dirt and other contaminants into our air ducts.
Process of HVAC Duct Cleaning
Unlike other unregistered vendors, Frog Air, Heating, & Electrical is serious about your indoor air quality. When you contact us to clean your ductwork, here is what you can expect:
- Clean all the ducts, including the central duct
- Clean the furnace and all its components
- Clean all the grills and diffusers
- Clean the furnace plenums
- Clean the blower motor
- Clean and sanitize the evaporator coil, drain and pan drain
Benefits of HVAC Duct Cleaning
HVAC duct cleaning is the process of eradicating dust and dirt from air ducts, registers, grilles, and other parts of an HVAC system. Because ducts are hidden behind walls and above ceilings, the only way to clean them is to consult with a professional with a high-powered, truck-mounted vacuum and compression system that can do a good job. Other DIY techniques and procedures simply don’t do a good job. Below is a list of benefits you can expect from air duct cleaning:
1. Reclaim Your Indoor Air Quality
Over time, dirt, grime, mold, mildew, smoke particles, allergens, and even rodent droppings tend to accumulate in air ducts. If inhaled over an extended time, these contaminants can sicken the home’s occupants. HVAC duct cleaning is critical to reclaiming the quality of your home’s breathable air.
2. Boosts Overall Health
If you or someone in your home has recurrent allergies, it is conceivable that the problem is caused by poor air quality resulting from dirty air ducts. The following is a list of frequent illnesses associated with poor indoor air quality:
- Watery eyes
- Sore throat
- Running nose
Air duct cleaning is a procedure that uses specialized tools and techniques to eliminate irritants that have built up inside the ductwork, resulting in improved air quality and healthier lifestyles.
3. Boost HVAC Efficiency & Lower Energy Costs
Due to a buildup of dust and dirt in the ductwork and registers, your HVAC unit may not be operating at its peak efficiency. In any case, when the air supply is interrupted in any way, your system must work harder to achieve the same result. This consequently results in higher energy costs. Air duct cleaning boosts system efficiency resulting in lower energy bills.
4. Eradicate Bad Odors
Additionally, air duct cleaning eliminates unpleasant odors from the home. Most homeowners rely solely on air fresheners. These are often ineffective and only mask odors. Almost always, the issue is caused by mold in the air ducts. Air duct cleaning eliminates mold and associated mildew smells.
Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment
Frog Air, Heating, & Electrical is a licensed and certified HVAC service provider. We service Nashville, TN, and surrounding areas with professional HVAC duct cleaning services. It’s time to reclaim your indoor air quality, increase the efficiency of your unit, save money on energy costs, and improve your overall health. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.