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Why Consider Duct Cleaning?

You never really want to dwell on the idea of what is hiding inside of your drain pipes. That is until your drains start to slow things down. The same idea applies to your ductwork.

You really shouldn’t have to worry about what kind of debris is collecting in your ductwork but eventually, you will need duct cleaning in Milwaukee to address anything that is hindering your comfort.

Duct cleaning isn’t a luxury service. However, it also isn’t something that you need to worry about constantly. We’ll explain everything you need to know about duct cleaning, such as when and why to schedule it.

What Can Get Into Your Ductwork?

There are plenty of contaminants and particles floating around in your air that you can’t see. In a majority of cases, you never need to worry about these particulates until they accumulate as dust on a surface that you need to clean.

We do want to point out though that, over time, these same particulates can end up collecting in your ductwork. And, because your ductwork doesn’t get dusted regularly like the flat surfaces in your home, that build-up really, well, builds up!

Your ductwork can end up collecting a layer of debris consisting of any of the following:

  • Dust
  • Dirt
  • Pollen
  • Fur
  • Dander
  • Mold spores
  • Viruses or bacteria
  • Bugs
  • Animal debris
  • And more

None of that sounds pleasant, right? Addressing this collection of debris is exactly what duct cleaning is for.

Why Expert Duct Cleaning Is Important

There may be a moment when you think to yourself that you can just take a dust rag and handle those dirty ducts yourself. We strongly advise against this. There is a reason that we offer duct cleaning as a service, after all. Here’s the breakdown of why professional duct cleaning is so important.

  • Less risk of damage to your ductwork: Your ductwork is actually pretty delicate. Trying to clean your ducts without the proper training and tools can end up leading to damage to this vital system that requires expert repairs. Experts know how to clean your ducts without damaging them.
  • Your home stays clean: When cleaning your ductwork, it is important to know exactly how to remove the collected debris without dumping them on the floor of your home. A professional will always make sure to leave your home as clean as possible.
  • No worry that debris will be left behind: Lastly, a professional technician will be able to get the job done effectively because they have the correct tools for the job. This means that no debris will be left behind to hinder airflow or harm your indoor air quality.

When to Schedule Duct Cleaning

As we mentioned, duct cleaning isn’t something you should need on a regular basis like maintenance. However, it is a good idea to look into this service either as needed or every one to three years. Your need for duct cleaning can vary depending on your use of your HVAC system, the solidity of your ductwork, and your indoor air quality.

Capital Heating, Cooling & Electric has been serving homes around Wisconsin since 2007. Contact our team for your duct needs.

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