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Everything You Need To Know About Air Duct Treatments

Everything You Need to Know About Air Duct Treatments
Brandon Kirk

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.

As a NADCA-certified air duct cleaning company, Planet Duct is proud to offer a wide array of services to help your air ducts operate efficiently. One of the services we offer is air duct treatments. Air duct treatments help ensure your air ducts are disinfected, so that the air being blown into your space is safe. Our knowledgeable air duct technicians have compiled a list of everything you need to know about air duct treatments to help you learn why it’s an important part of keeping a healthy home and business.

What Are Air Duct Treatments?

Did you know that air ducts have a substantial impact on your health? Any time your heating and cooling system is operating, whatever bacteria is inside of your air ducts is being blown into your space. It’s important to regularly clean your air ducts and schedule air duct treatments to make sure the air circulating inside your home or business is safe for you and others. Air duct treatments involve the process of cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting your air ducts. These treatments help disinfect and deodorize your air ducts, as well as eliminate viruses, pollutants, fungi, mold and other harmful bacteria.

Air Duct Treatment Process

Air duct treatments are a thorough, meticulous process designed to help sanitize and deodorize your air duct system. During an air duct treatment, the following steps will take place:

  1. Antimicrobial Treatment
    • Air duct technicians will use an antimicrobial solution to target and treat pesky bacteria present in your air duct system. Antimicrobial solutions help eliminate pollutants, odors, mold, fungi and even viruses. 
  2. Fog Your Space
    • A fogger will be used to help ensure the disinfecting solution reaches all of the nooks and crannies within your air duct system. Foggers are able to transform sanitizing solutions into miniscule droplets. These droplets are then able to completely cover all the surfaces of your air ducts, no matter how small they may be.
  3. Vacuum
    • After the antimicrobial solution has done its job, the air duct technicians will vacuum your air ducts. By using professional-grade vacuums, the air duct professionals are able to ensure all potentially harmful particles are eliminated from your air ducts. 

How Often Are Air Duct Treatments Necessary?

To help ensure the safety of you and everyone inside your home or business, you should schedule regular air duct treatments. For commercial spaces, monthly treatments are recommended to help protect you, your employees and your customers. For residences, which typically have less foot traffic, you should schedule a professional air duct cleaning at least every six months. 

Schedule Your Air Duct Treatment With Planet Duct

Whether you manage a commercial space or just want to keep your home clean, it’s important to integrate air duct treatments into your routine. Every time your system is running, you’re potentially breathing in harmful bacteria that’s present inside your air ducts. If you’re interested in learning more about air duct treatments, or would like to schedule your next professional air duct cleaning, contact the Planet Duct team today! We have the resources and education to help keep you and those around you safe.