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Air Duct and Vent Cleaning Is Vital for a Heating & Air Conditioning SystemDuct cleaning is one of those heating & air conditioning tasks that is easily overlooked. Since vents and ducts are often forgotten about, you might not even remember the last time you had them attended to. However, vent and duct cleaning may have health advantages, extend the life of your system, and even reduce your energy bills.

There’s still no verdict on whether or not vent and duct cleaning can improve the quality of indoor air. But there is plenty of documentation out there that supports the other side of the debate. What has been proven to be true is that, in certain situations, duct cleaning detects and removes harmful microbes, fungus and molds from an infected heating & air conditioning system.

At the very least, vent and duct cleaning won’t harm your home in any way, and there’s every chance that the quality of your indoor air will actually improve.

The procedure should include cleaning all the registers, the interior of the system, and inside the ducting. The furnace fan should be cleaned and, if you have a heat pump or air conditioning, the coils must also be thoroughly cleaned. Lastly, a disinfectant is fogged through the system to kill any bacteria, dust mites or mold that might remain.

The process typically takes 3 to 5 hours, depending on the size of your home. If you have more than one heating & air conditioning system, or your system is on the roof, it will possibly take longer. Most professionals base their price on the number of registers, the square footage, and the number of levels to be cleaned.


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