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Will getting my air ducts cleaned help reduce my energy bills?
A clean air duct and HVAC system will certainly reduce your energy bills because these systems will be able to run more efficiently, and won't be hampered by the accumulation of dirt and other various substances. Furthermore, clean air ducts will not require as much repair work as dirty ones, and will, therefore, be able to last much longer.
Does air duct cleaning lead to any health benefits?
According to many air duct experts, our own among them, having your HVAC system regularly cleaned, can, in fact, offer you several health benefits. The contaminants that get stuck in your air ducts can carry all types of harmful bacteria and professional cleaning will help remove them and will improve the air quality in your home or business.
Why does the condenser unit need cleaning?
This HVAC system component is responsible for releasing exhaust air. If it gets blocked, the entire system will become less efficient and your energy bill will go up. The cleaning process involves not only removing debris from the inside of the unit and from the area around it, but also washing the coil fins. Bent fins should be straightened with a technique called combing.
How do I get rid of mold in the air ducts?
The first step involves cleaning, in order to remove all the mold. Sanitizing is also necessary for destroying the spores and any other kind of microbial growth completely. Removing the cause of the problem comes next. If there are holes, they should be sealed. In case of condensation, the air ducts should be insulated. The installation of a UV cleanser inside the ductwork will help to prevent future growth.
Is the most efficient air filter the best for my HVAC system?
A filter with higher efficiency captures more particles that would otherwise be circulated via the air ducts. On the other hand, because if its greater thickness, it slows down the air flow inside the system and this may reduce its effectiveness and energy efficiency. The best thing to do is to consider the size and design of the HVAC system when selecting an air filter.