Dirty air ducts threaten your overall health and safety. Experts strongly suggest that you have your duct system inspected and cleaned to prevent allergens and contaminants from wreaking havoc on your home’s indoor air quality.
Make sure to give this a good read so you can make the best decision for your home and loved ones.
Allergens in the air you breathe
Dust can buildup in your ducts and can cause allergens to circulate in the air you breathe. This can trigger respiratory problems and also skin irritations when left to escalate. This can be a great threat to people with existing allergies and may also cause certain individuals to develop allergies overtime.
Dust can be made of many things but are ultimately considered health hazards.
Asbestos used to be one of the most common type of insulation used in homes but they have since been replaced because of the health hazard they pose. Asbestos is a known cause of mesothelioma, which is a type of cancer that develops in the thin layer that covers many internal organs. Asbestos is also a known cause of lung cancer. These pose serious health threats to anyone exposed to it.
Inhaling mold spores
Mold and fungi can cause health issues and also structural damage to your home that can escalate pretty quickly. Inhaling mould spores is never good; it can cause seasonal allergic reactions and even serious respiratory problems. Mould inhalation can also cause dizziness and headaches. Make sure to contact a professional who can thoroughly inspect your ducts and provide you with the most accurate remedy.
Among the most common health issues caused by inhaling contaminated air for an extended amount of time are asthma, skin asthma, respiratory infections and allergies.
Cleaning your ducts will not only make your home a safer place for everyone but can also help your HVAC system run more efficiently. You can never go wrong with investing in professional HVAC cleaning and inspection. With the many benefits they provide, they are an investment that keeps on giving.
Are you looking for HVAC experts who can take a look at your filters and ducts? Contact us to schedule an appointment to have your HVAC system inspected. Our inspections include video and pics to show you if your system needs a good and thorough cleaning.