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When should you have your ducts cleaned?

The air you breathe in your home all passes through your duct system. The ducts in your home take in and push air throughout your home—and in that air there are pollutants. Pet dander, pollen, dust and other pollutants move through your ducts and into your air. When you realize this, it’s easy to see why professional duct cleaning is so important. How often is recommended to have your ducts cleaned and how will you know when they need it?

With the air in your home’s system recirculating about 5–7 times daily, pollutants have opportunities to gather inside your duct work. According to The National Air Duct Cleaners Association, you should make an appointment to have your air ducts cleaned every 3–5 years, depending on your home environment. The team at McFadden Heating & Cooling takes into consideration several factors, including climate conditions in Dresden, to determine if your ducts need cleaned. Contaminants like dust, chemicals and pet dander are a part of daily life. We also weigh other things, like whether you’ve done any construction in your home recently. The well-being of your family will also be factored in. Take for example, if anyone in your home has allergies or asthma, it’s crucial for pollutants to be taken out of your indoor air.

The Environmental Protection Agency also has recommendations for defining when it’s time for a duct cleaning: if you think you have mold inside your ducts or a vermin infestation, or if you see dust coming through or built up on your air register. At McFadden Heating & Cooling, our professionals will discuss these factors with you and help determine if you could benefit from a duct cleaning.

A professional duct cleaning obviously cleans your ducts and the air will move more smoothly and freely throughout your home.

If it’s time to start thinking about duct cleaning in your Dresden home, our team at McFadden Heating & Cooling is here to answer your questions. Just give us a call at 1-866-781-0111 or schedule an appointment with us online.