Homes with central heating and air conditioning systems use ducts to distribute cool and warm air throughout the house. Poorly maintained ducts can cause homes to lose much of that cool or warm air. Cleaning and sealing ductwork improves the indoor air quality and efficiency of your Columbia, Maryland, home, saving you money on home heating and cooling costs. Here are a few reasons that you need to have clean ducts.
1. Maintaining Peak Efficiency
Ducts help air circulate throughout the house, but if these ducts are not properly sealed, some of that air can get lost along the way through leaks, holes, or poorly insulated spots. Sealing ducts prevents air from leaking out through holes or cracks, maintaining the efficiency of your HVAC system. Sealing ducts can also ensure a consistent temperature throughout your house.
2. Improving the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home
Indoor air pollution consists of irritants given off by household appliances, pollen, smoke, dust, and other particles that contribute to low air quality. Ductwork cleaning and sealing work hand in hand to keep debris out of the ventilation system so that particles don’t circulate around your house. Cleaning and sealing ductwork can help you breathe fresher air while also saving you money in the process.
3. Reducing Energy Bills
A clean HVAC system is more likely to run more efficiently. Since debris can become lodged in the mechanical components, it’s important to remember to clean your HVAC system as you would clean other parts of your house. A clean HVAC system is less likely to break down and will work longer than systems that aren’t maintained. An expert heating and air conditioning technician can remove debris from your system and inspect your system.
Keeping ducts clean and well-maintained can help you create an energy-efficient home, keep indoor air quality high, and lower energy bills. Call 888-474-3391 to have a Griffith Energy Services Inc. professional help you inspect your HVAC system and clean the ducts so that you can breathe easier inside your home.
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