Stronger Than The Vacuum of Space
Stronger Than The Vacuum of Space
Mold needs warmth, moisture, and dirt to reproduce. In Colorado Springs, we usually have low humidity, so it can be easy to dismiss concerns about mold in your home. Unfortunately, if your air ducts and HVAC system aren’t properly maintained, they can create the perfect conditions for mold to grow. Sagging air ducts allow water to pool, and warm air is constantly circulated through your ducts as you heat your home. Too many Colorado Springs homeowners forget to schedule regular air duct cleanings, which provides the final ingredient for mold to thrive. If left untreated, mold can cause respiratory issues and illness, so it’s important to address mold concerns immediately.
Planet Duct can partner with you to keep the air in your home or business clean and healthy. Many HVAC mold remediation companies will remove mold from your furnace or AC unit but neglect your air ducts. That means mold spores are still circulated throughout your home once you fire up your HVAC system. Planet Duct is NADCA-certified and has extensive experience with ventilation system mold remediation to ensure your home has clean air. So call us today if you have concerns about mold in your home.
How can you know if you have mold growing in your air ducts? Here are a few symptoms to watch out for:
If your family or guests start getting rashes, runny noses, or watery eyes for no apparent reason, you may have mold.
The best way to prevent mold from growing in your air ducts is through regular cleaning and maintenance, so schedule an appointment with Planet Duct today. We’ll remove any dust and debris and ensure that there aren’t leaks in your duct system or places for water to pool. Then, if you have mold, we’ll recommend an air duct treatment to kill any remaining mold.
You can find DIY mold removal instructions on several blogs and websites, but we recommend hiring a professional for air duct mold remediation. DIY mold cleaning solutions usually recommend using vinegar or a mix of detergent and baking soda, which may help initially but will probably leave mold spores behind. Not only will you be back where you started in a few weeks or months, but you’ve probably been breathing in small amounts of mold during that time. In addition, some mold is more toxic than others. You could make yourself sick if you don’t take proper precautions with DIY mold removal.
Planet Duct has professional equipment and air duct treatments to ensure that every bit of mold is gone. We’ll start by carefully sealing your ducts so that no mold or debris can escape. Then we’ll use our powerful vacuum truck, or airship, to remove dirt, debris, and most of the mold. Finally, we’ll spray a powerful antimicrobial treatment into all the nooks and crannies of your air duct system, ensuring that your mold problem won’t return.
Two of our air duct treatments are designed to remove mold—Sporicidin and EnviroCon.
Sporicidin is the industry standard for medical offices, dental offices, and hospitals. In addition to handling mold, Sporicidin will kill and slow the growth of other harmful viruses and bacteria. A single treatment can last for up to 6 months. It will have a Chloroseptic smell at first, but it dissipates quickly.
EnviroCon is an EPA-approved antimicrobial that tackles mold, mildew, and bacteria. It also doubles as a deodorizer, leaving your inside air smelling fresh and clean. Call us if you have questions about which product is right for your situation.
At Planet Duct, we provide mold removal services to Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, including:
Contact us directly if you have questions about whether you’re in our service area.
Schedule an appointment with Planet Duct if you suspect mold in your air ducts. We can also help if you are concerned that your HVAC mold remediator did not adequately clean your ductwork. We’ll remove any dust and debris and then spray for mold, bacteria, and viruses. Regular cleanings are the best way to create an inhospitable environment for mold growth and catch it early. Keep your Colorado Springs home clean with Planet Duct. Our highly trained technicians will get the job done right so you can breathe easily.