How Dirty Ductwork Can Damage Your Home Comfort

September 20, 2020

Dirty Ductwork and it’s Effects Nowadays, many of us are spending a lot of time in our homes. We want to have our homes as comfortable and healthy as possible. However, if your home’s ductwork is dirty, your home’s comfort level can be reduced. Dirty Ducts Lead to Indoor Air Quality Problems Indoor air quality plays a big part in the comfort of your home. Over time, dust, pet dander, hair, and other contaminants can build up in your HVAC ductwork. This buildup makes a cozy home for mold, mildew, or viruses to live and grow. The next thing you know the air in your home is stale and musty, making your home feel uncomfortable. Poor air quality can also cause allergy issues or exacerbate existing respiratory issues. Dirty Ducts Spread Dust Everywhere Have you noticed that the returns and air vents around your home seem to have a lot of dust around them when you do your normal cleaning? The likely culprit is dirty ductwork. Your HVAC system’s air filters do keep most of the dust out of your system and ductwork. However, if your ductwork has cracks, small holes, gaps, or loose joints, dust and other particles in...

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