Indoor Air Quality: Part of a Better Life
The idea of your home being a place of comfort and safety from the world is a very old one. We all want a refuge where our family members can be at ease. That’s why, as air duct cleaners, we understand why managing the interior environment of your home is so important.
HVAC systems, and even the simple wood stoves that preceded them, are designed to minimize extreme temperature differences in the home. In many cases, they help to regulate the interior humidity as well.
Nearly all homes built in the last fifty years have used room-by-room ductwork to transfer heated or cooled air around the home. Starting at the furnace or cooling unit, a blower unit uses a high-speed fan to propel this air. But one important question remains when it comes to the interior environment.
How clean is the air being moved through the house? And, in addition, does the ductwork affect the quality of the air as it is blown to the kitchen, bedrooms, living areas and hallways?
Fresh Sweeps’ air duct cleaners can answer this question for you with our thorough cleaning process. We’ll remove built-up dust, debris, and allergens so your family can be at ease at home. Use our Online Scheduler or call us at 1-888-FRESH-SWEEPS to book your cleaning today.
Four Factors to Consider
Every home is not the same, HVAC system-wise. More importantly, every homeowner has a different idea of what comfortable living is about. Even if there’s little thought about indoor air quality, the effect it has on the comfort, health, and cleanliness of the home is significant.
So there are four factors you should consider when it comes to your home’s HVAC system and how frequently you should get an air duct cleaning:
1) Are Family Members Affected by Allergens?
There are day-by-day online maps of where specific plant allergens are most active. The regional differences are only made more extreme by the local variations in what’s blooming or blowing in a community. If either adults or children are negatively affected by outside allergens, steps can be taken to minimize their indoor presence through regular HVAC cleanings.
2) Is a Fireplace, Wood Stove, or Oil-Fired Heater Being Used?
These heat sources, even when they are burning efficiently, still produce particles that can become airborne inside the home. In extreme cases, you can even see soot buildup on surfaces after only a few hours of use. When that happens, you likely need not only an air duct cleaning but a chimney inspection to make sure there’s nothing wrong with your fireplace.
3) Does the Family Have Any Pets?
Different breeds of cats and dogs produce dander and loose hairs even if they are regularly bathed and groomed. As with other matter, these particles can become a nuisance if they accumulate or circulate widely inside the home and the HVAC system.
4) Are There Nearby Sources of Pollutants?
Neighboring roadways, retail centers, or manufacturing facilities can add to the particulate “load” placed on the home’s HVAC system. Fresh Sweeps’ air duct cleanings can help your home manage this load so that you have better indoor air quality.
Fresh Sweeps Can Make Homes Better
Professional air duct cleaning by a NADCA-approved Air Systems Cleaning Specialist deals with these four factors and more. By removing existing particles from the blower unit and then extracting them from the ductwork, the entire home become cleaner. More importantly, residents experience fewer intrusions of outside pollutants as well as a build-up of interior particles as ducts are removed.
To learn how effective and affordable air duct cleaning by Fresh Sweeps can be, call now or click HERE to book a cleaning that fits your exact schedule.