Cedar Rapids Deciphering Duct Cleaning

March 19, 2018

What You Need to Know About Duct Cleaning

When it comes to cleaning your ducts, there is a lot of uncertainty and little known about the process and what it can offer. For most homeowners, duct cleaning never crosses their mind unless they are already experiencing some type of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s dust and debris in your home’s ducts from a home improvement project or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should land on your to-do list to ensure you’re not passing dirty air around your home.

How do you know if you need a duct cleaining? There are a few telltale signs that can give you a better indication of the right time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts are showing any of these signs, be sure to check with Ilten's Incorporated in Cedar Rapids about getting your ducts cleaned.

  • Visible mold inside your HVAC components or ductwork
  • An abundance of dust or dirt, from age or recent work on your house
  • Insects and/or rodents are residing in your ductwork

Not only is duct cleaning good for giving you peace of mind that your home’s air is cleaner, but it also can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, according to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). Making sure your ducts are clear of all debris allows your HVAC system to work more smoothly, providing you with the comfort you want with greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to increased savings, making your house feel that much more comfortable.

Upholding a comfortable home isn’t something that most people consider their role in, but when you consider how easy it is to improve your indoor air quality along with your energy efficiency, you’ll quickly realize the impact you can make. So when the time is right and you’re looking for duct cleaning, be sure to give the experts at Ilten's Incorporated in Cedar Rapids a call at 319-208-3295.