Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Duct Cleaning’

How Often Do Your Ducts Need To Be Cleaned?

Monday, April 18th, 2022

view-inside-ductwork-that-needs-cleaningYou deserve to have as comfortable of a home as possible. Part of what makes that possible is the quality of the air flowing through your home. Your indoor air quality is important to the effective use of your HVAC system along with your health too.

There are plenty of factors to consider that can impact your home’s airflow. But aside from clearing dust with the use of air filters, it is important to remember that dirty ductwork can have a huge impact on your home as well. This is why we provide services such as duct cleaning.

Scheduling duct cleaning in Wellington, FL is important to deal with built-up debris in your ducts that may mess with your comfort. Let us give you the details on when and why you should schedule this service for your ductwork.

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Are Your Ducts Causing Your Allergy Issues?

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Springtime is a lovely time of year for all of us. The only catch is for those of us with allergies. We may love those blooming flowers and trees but the pollen they produce certainly doesn’t love us.

We can admire the beauty from the indoors, right? Well, yes and no. You can enjoy the view of spring in full bloom from inside your house, but it may be less comfortable than you expect. Why? Because you may have poor indoor air quality thanks to dirty ductwork that will leave you just as congested as you would be outside, if not more so.

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Start the Year Off With Clean Ductwork

Monday, January 10th, 2022

At the start of the new year, it’s always a good idea to think about your home maintenance. You may already get your annual HVAC tune-up, but when’s the last time you scheduled duct cleaning in Boca Raton, FL?

Your ducts need to be cleaned, too, though not as often as your heating and air conditioning unit. Ducts should be cleaned every three to five years for maximum efficiency.

Cleaning your ducts helps remove dirt, prevent mold, and remove other contaminants. This can improve your overall indoor air quality and even help prevent problems such as reduced airflow throughout the home.

If you’re wondering whether your ducts need to be cleaned, read on to discover the warning signs and benefits of duct cleaning.

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What Can End Up In Your Ductwork?

Monday, December 27th, 2021

vent-register-on-wallThe quality of the air in your home is going to be a defining factor for your comfort level. Poor air quality can make it hard to keep cool while clean air is going to make things infinitely easier on you and your AC unit.

If you’ve been doing battle with poor indoor air quality, you may be wondering what may be the source. let’s say you’ve changed your system filter several times and you keep things extremely clean–how can you still have dirty air? The truth is the source may be built-up debris in your ducts.

But what can get into your ductwork and how does it get there? We can answer these questions and more.

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How Duct Cleaning Makes a Difference

Monday, June 28th, 2021

Keeping your home clean takes time. Keeping your home cool is a hard task too. If you have dirty ductwork both of these goals are going to be harder than they need to be.

Dirty ductwork might not be something you realized you could even deal with. Even though your ducts are tucked away in your attic or crawlspaces, they can collect a fair amount of dust and other debris. This will eventually add up enough to cause trouble for your home comfort, your AC unit’s operation, and your indoor air quality as well.

We know dirty ducts can be a problem. That is why we provide duct cleaning in West Palm Beach to provide an effective solution.

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Could Duct Cleaning Help Your Home Comfort?

Monday, March 8th, 2021

view-inside-ductwork-that-needs-cleaningDo you have a ducted air conditioner and heater? If so, then we want to make sure you know that the temperature of the air that flows through your ductwork is only half of the equation that adds up to your home comfort. The other half is your indoor air quality (IAQ). And your ductwork has the ability to mess with your IAQ more than you might realize.

Dirty ductwork can do a lot more damage to your home IAQ and, by default, your comfort, than you might think. But that doesn’t mean you should grab a dust rag and your handheld vacuum to clean your ducts yourself. Duct cleaning in Lake Worth, FL is an important task that you should only trust a professional technician like ours to do.

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Is Something Growing In Your Ducts?

Monday, December 28th, 2020

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewHave you ever encountered something that started growing in the back of your refrigerator? Or maybe you discovered something growing in a closet or cabinet in your home? When you find these growths of mold or mildew, it isn’t pleasant and you want it dealt with quickly. But how do you know when something is growing in your home if you can’t see it?

All too often people are living with mold growth in their home without ever knowing it is there because it is in the one place most people never look: their ductwork! Especially in Florida, mold growth can be a battle thanks to the heat and humidity we deal with most of the year. If there is something growing in your ducts that doesn’t belong, you can come to our team for help.

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Tips to Improve Your IAQ

Monday, February 10th, 2020

woman-blowing-noseHere in West Palm Beach, the weather tends to have a trend: hot and humid. While we are thankful for our air conditioning systems providing a haven from the heat outside, sometimes it can feel a little worse to be breathing the air indoors than it does outdoors. This is normally a sign that you need to take stock of your indoor air quality.

Your indoor air quality (IAQ) can impact both your comfort while at home and your health in the long run, depending on what is getting through your vents. We want to make sure you are optimally comfy while at home so we want to give you some tips to improve your indoor air quality in West Palm Beach, FL.

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Air Duct Cleaning Frequency and Other FAQs

Monday, July 11th, 2016

It’s no secret that HVAC systems have brought America homes immeasurable benefits in recent decades. There have been a number of advancements and improvements made, which has increased the efficiency and effectiveness of central air conditioner units as well as other types of HVAC systems. No air conditioner or furnace is immune to problems though! With central systems particularly, you have to keep in mind that air conditioners and heaters are complex appliances with snakes of ductwork making their way through your home.

As a result, your air ducts serve as a collection point for numerous contaminants, which can negatively impact your health. For this reason, regular duct cleaning services are a must. But how do you know if duct cleaning is really worth it? This may not be a service you’ve heard a lot about, but we’ve shared some commonly asked questions below to help you determine if you should invest in duct cleaning or not.

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How Can Dirty Air Ducts Impede My Air Conditioner?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

We use our air conditioning systems pretty much year round in this part of the country. Considering how much we rely upon our air conditioners, few would bother using inefficient, ineffective window units in order to heat a whole house. If you have a small studio or rent a room, that may suffice. If you’re looking to cool an entire house, though, a central air conditioner is really what you want. Of course, central air conditioners use ductwork in order to distribute cooled air throughout. That means that you must be sure that your air ducts are in fine working condition, and this includes ensuring that they are clean within.

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