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Is Professional Duct Cleaning Worth It?


People often say, “Out of sight, out of mind.” And for many homeowners, this is true when it comes to air ducts. You probably don’t think about the air ducts in your home too often, especially because they’re not in plain sight. But it might be time to think twice about the air ducts in your home. Neglecting your home’s air ducts could lead to some big problems.

The air ducts in your home work hard to efficiently provide the whole house with heat and cool air when needed. But if your ductwork is damaged, you’ll also see poor heating and cooling performance. Not only is this uncomfortable and inconvenient, but it could also raise the price tag on your energy bills. This is why professional duct maintenance is so important.

When was the last time you had your air ducts cleaned? If you can’t recall, or it’s been a while, it might be time to pick up the phone and call for air duct cleaning in Henderson TN. Allow us to explain why air duct cleaning is not just worth it, but necessary as well. 

The Problem with Dirty Ductwork 

Dirty ductwork could cost you more money on utility bills, decrease air efficiency in your home, and lead to poor air quality. While dust, dirt, lint, dander, and other airborne particles are always going to exist in every home, there are instances when there can be an extreme build-up. For instance, dust and other airborne particles will make their way into your home one way or another. These particles are then circulated throughout your home. Many of these particles pass through your air ducts multiple times.

These particles eventually start to build up in the inner duct walls of your ventilation system. And once the build-up starts, it grows at an exponential rate. All of this can happen in as soon as one year. This is when you’ll start to see all of the problems associated with dirty ductwork.

The Importance of Profession Duct Cleaning 

When your ductwork has too much build-up of dust, dander, and other dirt, it can start to be a big problem. Not only will your HVAC system stop running as efficiently, but your whole family could also be breathing in this unwanted dirt and dust. Over time, this can damage the HVAC system and its working parts as well. The solution to the poor air quality and other problems caused by dirty ductwork is professional duct cleaning.

Have your ducts cleaned every 1-3 years to avoid these problems and enjoy a fresher, cleaner home. Professional duct cleaning will remove any unwanted dirt and debris, so that your home is healthier, more comfortable, and operating as efficiently as possible. And it’ll save you money on energy bills!

Now if you’re wondering if this is something you can do on your own, we wouldn’t recommend it. Air ducts are hard to reach, so it’ll be not only difficult, but potentially dangerous to clean on your own. Also, a professional will have all of the tools needed to get the job.

Covenant Heating and Cooling is your trusted resource for indoor air quality services. We are “Dedicated to the Promise of Serving You!” Contact us today.

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