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FAQ; Importance of Cleaning the Air Duct Vent System in your Los Angeles CA Home

There has been a bit of confusion and questions asked concerning the beneficial gain of air duct cleaning. No matter the units in our homes, big or small; they all need a scheduled cleaning now and again. Air ducts collect a variety of foreign debris that should be cleaned regularly.

Steam Green Carpet Cleaning would to take the time to answer some frequently asked questions. We hope the your question is found among them, but should you have any further inquiries, you can always feel free to give us a call!

Q. What are the health benefits of a regular scheduled air duct cleaning service?
A. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, or commonly referred to as the HVAC, is a shaft, that by the nature of the beast, compiles an array of contaminants that can potentially affect your health. These include mold, fungi, mildew, dust and allergen particles. Removing this assortment of filth and pollutants can improve the air quality constantly being circulated through your home.
Q. Can an air duct cleaning reduce the home’s energy bill?
A. A clean system can run more efficiently and put less strain on your moving parts. Research by the U.S. EPA has proven as much. A clean air duct can prolong HVAC system life, reduce the risk of break-downs and run more smoothly.
Q. How often should air ducts be cleaned?
A. This question has quite a few determining factors. The average cleaning should be conducted by a professional every five years or so. Perhaps more frequently if the following circumstances fits your life style.
• Frequent smoking indoors.
• Pets that shed frequent hair and dander.
• Water damage or contamination in the home or HVAC system.
• Severe allergy sufferers that benefits from clean air ducts.
• After home remodeling or renovations.
• Prior to move in.
Q. Can mold grow in air ducts? Can it be harmful?
A. Mold spores thrive in consistent temperatures and moistures. Dust that flows through the air duct system is a banquet if mold develops, and can thrive. In a nut shell, air ducts are a potential and favorable place for mold to prosper. Mold can trigger allergies, and after long term exposure can induce flu-like symptoms. However, for mold to be found in the ducts, usually it is the cause of spores from other locations relocating to air ducts. If you find a mold problem anywhere in the home, have a professional inspect the air ducts to be safe.
Q. What variety of debris is actually pulled into the air ducts?
A. Depends on the environmental and climate conditions. Generally air ducts are pushing the air that was once outside containing dust, chemicals, pollen, insects and mold spores. Interior particles could include dead skin cells, pet hair and dander, pesticides, smoke, cooking particles and personal care products. Building material, most likely caused by construction, can be wood products, fire place soot, metal shavings, carpets and plastics distributing pollutants. Rain water can find its way in their if there any leak problems, which can also produce mold.

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Cleaning your air ducts periodically can enhance your HVAC efficiency, improve indoor air quality and help contribute to better health. Clean air flow is essential to day to day living. Contact Steam Green Carpet Cleaning for all your air duct cleaning needs among our many quality services.

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