How to Prevent Duct Contamination

DuctworkWhile it may not be at themforefront of your mind, your ductwork plays a pivotal role when it comes to the indoor air quality of your home. When your home ducts become contaminated with dust, dirt or even mold, it can completely affect the overall running of your HVAC system.

Maintaining your ducts will prevent problems down the line which can cost you a lot of time and money. So by ensuring that your ducts are clean and dirt free will keep your air quality on the right track.

Follow Recommended Practices

Most in-home air quality systems are different which means that different steps should be taken to upkeep the one in your home. If you’re unsure on how to go about this, speak to a professional or refer to the recommended guidelines that are suited to your specific HVAC system and ductwork. If you try and maintain it yourself, and don’t have the expertise, it can end up costing you more in the long run.

Clean Ducts Often

If you notice a build-up of dirt, dust or debris on your ducts, try and clean them as soon as possible. If you dust and clean your ducts regularly, it can really prevent major build-up down the line. Simply take a damp cloth or duster to the ducts and gently remove what’s there. If you feel that your ducts are too dirty and require a professional to assist you with their cleaning, this can be arranged through Guardian Services.

Call Guardian Services

If you would like to find out more about how to maintain your ductwork, get in touch with us at Guardian Services. Our team of professionals is on hand to help you. Call today at (214) 637-1520.

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