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6 Reasons Air Duct Cleaning Keeps Your Whole Home Clean

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Brandon Kirk

Brandon Kirk is the owner of Planet Duct-Air Duct Cleaning. As a NADCA Certified Air-Duct Cleaning Specialist, he has extensive experience servicing air ducts in El Paso County and the Southern CO region since 2019.

At Plant Duct, we know how important it is to keep your home safe and clean. While most people know to clean the floors and hard surfaces in the home, one thing is often overlooked: air ducts. Dust, debris, mold, and contaminants can collect in your ducts, causing your home to circulate poor-quality air, negatively impacting your health. That’s why Planet Duct offers astronomical air duct cleaning services for homes in Colorado Springs. Here are 6 reasons you should prioritize getting your air ducts cleaned: 

1. Reduce Dirt And Debris

Dirt has a way of getting in and settling into your home. Over the course of a year, dirt and debris will find its way into your air duct system and wreak havoc on your system’s efficiency. If you haven’t cleaned your air ducts recently, you may notice that shortly after dusting your home it’s covered in a layer of dust again.Not only does dirt build up in your air ducts, but debris can pile up and attract unwanted visitors like rodents looking for a place to nest.

2. Prolong Your HVAC System Life

The dirtier your air ducts are, the harder your HVAC system has to work to circulate air throughout your home. If you do not clean out your air ducts regularly, you may find yourself frequently needing to replace compromised air duct systems. Preventative maintenance is the best way to keep your HVAC system motor in prime condition. 

3. Reduce Toxin Levels

There can be more than just dust and debris hiding in your air ducts. Mold, mildew, bacteria, and germs can all collect and grow in your air ducts. Not only do contaminants contribute to the state of your home’s cleanliness, excess mold and bacteria can also cause a number of health issues, such as asthma. Routinely cleaning your air ducts is the best way to keep your home free of toxins. 

4. Save On Your Electricity Bill

When your air ducts are filled with dirt, your HVAC system will need to work harder to circulate air throughout your home. Having an HVAC system that’s constantly working overtime due to dirt, mold, and more causes your utility bills to skyrocket. One of the best ways to reduce your utility bills is to schedule regular HVAC maintenance to ensure that all the components are running well. 

5. Reduce Allergy Symptoms

Many people suffer from allergies or asthma and other breathing issues. Neglected air ducts contain a host of allergens–dust, debris, mold, mildew, and more. If you have pets in your home, your air ducts can contain pet dander which can worsen existing allergies. Dirty air filters cause toxin-filled air to circulate throughout your home, directly worsening your allergy symptoms. Regularly clean your air ducts to improve your indoor air quality and reduce your allergies.

6. Keep Your Home Safe

Did you know neglected air ducts can cause house fires? Every year, homes catch fire because air ducts are clogged with dust and debris. The risk of a house fire increases tremendously if you have an older HVAC unit in your home. Cleaning your air ducts not only improves your indoor air quality, but it also helps vastly reduce the risk of a house fire.

Professional Air Duct Cleaning With Planet Duct

With professional, certified air duct cleaning, you will see a drastic improvement in the quality of your air and cleanliness of your home. Planet Duct provides the best air duct cleaning services in Southern Colorado, and we are here to address all of your air duct needs. If you are ready to invest in the quality of your indoor air with a professional air duct cleaning, call us today.