No alarms will go off, and they don’t exactly stop working, so how do you know it’s time to consider a professional duct cleaning?
You may know people who have lived in their homes for 20 years without ever getting their ducts professionally cleaned. Then again, there are people who drive their cars for years and never clean the dashboard.
Using the same logic, and knowing that dust settles everywhere, it’s safe to assume that dust also has settled in your ducts. And the longer you’ve lived in your home, the more dust you’ve accumulated there.
Although your ducts don’t exactly stop working, the stuff in them can affect the air you breathe. Because your ductwork carries warm and cool air to every room in your home, it stands to reason that the dust and dirt can also affect your air. For those with hardy respiratory systems, this may be no problem. But if you have family members with allergies or weakened immune systems, particulate matter in the air can be a health issue.
Similarly, clogged ducts invariably bring uneven amounts of air to the rooms in your home, meaning that some rooms may be overly warm or cool or too stuffy or humid.
How do you know it’s definitely time to consider professional duct cleaning? Here are some telltale signs:
Professional duct cleaning solves all of these problems, because a certified technician with special tools first dislodges the dirt, grime and other foreign objects and then removes the mess with a high-powered vacuum cleaner.
Call the Rheem Pro Partner when you realize that it’s time for a professional duct cleaning. Rheem Pro Partner members are ready to serve you in Colorado and Wyoming. In Colorado, call a Rheem Pro Partner member in Denver, Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, Longmont, Broomfield or Greeley. In Wyoming, contact a Rheem Pro Partner member in Cheyenne or Casper.
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