As we enter the summer months, if the quality of your homes air is important. You should know if you need to get your air ducts cleaned. Before blasting cold air in your home, it’s crucial to have your air ducts cleaned to keep the air clean. So how do you know that it may be time to have your air ducts cleaned? We’ve listed 5 signs below you may want to keep on your radar:
If you can see mold growth within your ducts, it is definitely time to have them cleaned. Mold can be extremely tricky to get rid of on your own. In order to ensure the health of your home, have professionals deal with the mold from spreading further. If you can’t see mold but start to smell an abnormal scent, that could be mold within your ducts. Sometimes mold is described as a mildew or ammonia smell.
We have all seen how quickly dust can accumulate within your home. If you are regularly dusting but find dust collecting within days, it’s likely dust is coming from your air ducts. This means more time spent vacuuming and dusting, but also breathing in airborne dust particles. This can be harmful to you and your family’s health.
It’s common for many of us to suffer from seasonal allergies. However, if your symptoms are continuing past allergy season, you should look into the condition of your air ducts. Some symptoms to be aware of include sneezing, itchy eyes, and sore throat.
Visible Signs of Infestation
If there are any traces of unwanted pests in your home, it is likely that they’ve been spending time in your air ducts. Upon inspection, you may notice nests or droppings within your ducts. You may wish to reach out to a pest control service if you are concerned, and then to a professional to ensure the cleanliness of your ducts is up to standard.
Increased Energy Bill
If you notice an unexpected rise in your energy bill and can’t put your finger on why, your air ducts could be an overlooked cause. Build up of dirt and dust within your ducts could be resisting airflow, causing your system to overwork itself and underproduce. Save yourself unnecessarily high bills and consider more frequent professional air duct cleaning services.
If you notice any of the above warning signs and are wanting to schedule an air duct cleaning, call your local professionals at CampbellCare. With over 30 years of experience, you can trust our team of highly trained technicians to provide state-of-the-art care and service.