Many GTA homeowners seem to ask the same questions about duct cleaning when they come to us for consultations. Over the past years, we have encountered different variations of the same question, and that is why we have decided to list them here so that everyone is satisfactorily answered. Click here to learn more.
However, that doesn’t mean that we don’t welcome questions from you. You can still visit us or give a call in case you have any issue you need to be addressed.
- Should Clean Ducts In My New House?
Surprisingly, yes. Usually, after construction, you will find the accumulation of construction debris in the air duct frameworks. Materials such as sawdust and drywall and other fine materials are usually forced into your framework during the clean-up work. The effective way to get rid of these contaminants from the framework is through duct cleaning.
- How Do I Benefit By Carrying Out Duct Cleaning?
It is now proven that bacteria, dust, fungi and other small organisms are harboured in the ventilation system. These pollutants are harmful to your health since they trigger some health ailments such as asthma and allergies. Therefore, duct cleaning shouldn’t only be seen as an exercise to make your home look cleaner, but also to protect your family from some health hazards.
- How Do Air Duct Cleaning Help To Lower My Energy Bills?
Undoubtedly yes. The reason why you might be seeing unexplained skyrocketing of your energy bills is that your HVAC system is working harder than it was doing before-remember that needs more energy. This could probably be caused by the accumulation of duct in the HVAC system, or maybe the ducts are clogged with dirt or debris. To take back your energy bills where they were, you will need to consider air duct cleaning as the only option.
- After How Long Should I Clean My Ducts?
Generally, holding all other factors constant, you are supposed to clean your ducts once in a year. When we consider other factors such as how frequently you do laundry work, the traffic in your home, you might want to clean your ducts twice a year. If there is no much traffic in your home and you don’t keep pets, you can as well do it after 2-3 years.
- How Long Does It Take To Have Air Duct Cleaned?
Removing your ducts for cleaning will depend on myriad factors. Such factors include how firm they were fixed and whether there is debris in the hose. In normal circumstances, the process shouldn’t take more than eight hours. However, if these factors come in to play, the process could take more than eight hours. Therefore it is recommended to schedule well for the air duct cleaning since it is not little work as many homeowners think.