“WHY SHOULD YOUR AIR DUCTS BE CLEANED?”
It is a known fact that uncleaned or dirty air ducts is a major source of poor air quality inside of the home. The air duct system in your home is the perfect petri dish for bacteria,mildew, fungi and bacteria.
“MY HOUSE IS ALWAYS DUSTY. WILL CLEANING MY AIR DUCTS HELP THIS PROBLEM?”
Yes it will. Picture your air duct system as an additional room in the house, one that never gets cleaned or dusted. In due time the dust will collect. When you turn on the furnace or A/C fan, The dust from your air ducts permeates into the air and gets blown out into the rest of the house.
“IS CLEANING AIR DUCTS A GOOD IDEA FOR ALLERGY SUFFERERS?”
Yes. A lot of us are allergic to dust mite waste, not so much the dust mites themselves. Dust mites feed on debris that can be found in duct work. Rid your air ducts of dust and that debris, and you remove their food. Also, by greatly reducing particulate debris in your ducts, there are less dust particles in the air to aggravate people with respiratory illnesses.
“MY HOUSE WAS JUST BUILT. WHEN SHOULD I GET MY DUCTS CLEANED?”
A little know fact about Air Duct Pro is that almost half of our work is conducted in newly built homes. If this is the case with you, we recommend you get your air ducts cleaned when your house turns 5 years old. While your house is being built, your duct work is wide open and usually running. All this without a filter. During this time, pieces of drywall, plaster, wood, dust, insects and even insulation get get stuck in your ducts.
ATLANTA INDOOR AIR QUALITY IS A REAL BIG DEAL
A long time ago, many people believed that air pollution only referred to air pollutants found outdoors. But a recent test that was conducted concluded that the air pollutants found INSIDE your home could be just as harmful. The major causes of this are dust, dust mite dander, dirt and moisture. Allergy sufferers have an even harder time. That is because the moisture and debris found in your ducts are a breeding ground for mold, germs, fungi and other harmful microbes. This could pose a problem because dust particles and other allergens can flare up allergies and cause breathing problems and lung damage. Typical symptoms we’ve encountered include fatigue, nasal congestions, headaches, runny nose, chills, fever, coughing or wheezing.
PROPER AIR DUCT CLEANING IS THE KEY
When getting your Atlanta Air Duct cleaning, it should always be conducted by a professional who uses specialized equipment designed with the sole purpose of cleaning your air ducts. When you call Atlanta Air Duct Pro, we utilize HEPA filtration and Rotobrush machinery and we not only clean your air ducts, but we sanitize them with E.P.A. approved products. This will ensure that we help eliminate bacteria, fungus, mold spores, virus, and dust mites. Having your air ducts cleaned also helps you save money in the long term because your A/C unit will run more efficiently after it is has been cleaned. After your air ducts have been cleaned, an electrostatic filter will collect up to 95% of the airborne contaminates before they have a chance of entering your air duct system.
“WHAT IS ALL INVOLVED WITH GETTING MY AIR DUCTS CLEANED?”
For the typical home, the average air duct cleaning is only a few hours. When we arrive at your home, we will conduct a walk through and go over all of your areas of concern. We count your opens and returns and check your furnace. The cleaning method will not stir up dirty air in your house or leave your house messy. While ridding your home from air born pollutants, a good air duct cleaning will also help in reducing your heating and cooling bills by allowing your system to work more efficiently.
AIR DUCT CLEANING FACTS:
- Fifty percent of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air.” American College of Allergists.
- Children, elderly people, and people with breathing problems, allergies, and lung diseases are particularly susceptible to disease-causing biological agents in the indoor air.” EPA, Dept. of Consumer Affairs
- If you have a ducted heating and cooling system, make sure you clean the ducts once a year.” The Better Heating-Cooling Council
- Indoor air is found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air.” EPA
- Nine out of ten system failures are caused by dirt and dust.” LCES
- Air duct cleaning may even be covered by your medical insurance.