Due to the persistent global campaign on green living, hundreds of companies have recently emerged and began marketing products and services promising to enhance the quality of our indoor heating and cooling systems through duct cleaning. Most of us are aware of their advertisements, from TV commercials to radio to print ads. But are you aware of what duct cleaning actually is?
The process takes care of a number to ducted heating, cleaning steps. These processes include cleansing of registers, diffusers, and grills, clogging dirt off the heating and cooling coils, tidying up drain pans, motors, and housing, and the like.
But why do you need to have your gas ducted heating and cooling cleaned? The answer is simple-it may affect your health. This is because if these systems are not properly maintained, their component parts may develop contamination like dust, pollen or other potential contaminants. Most if not all of these contaminants may result in allergic reactions and others symptoms that may develop into serious diseases.
Once you decide to have your gas ducted heating undergo maintenance, you must be wise in choosing the service provider that will clean the components of your home heating and cooling system. Before anything else, make sure that the company or individual that you will be hiring is qualified to do the procedures. Note that the process is a double-edged sword. If the professional fails to clean any of the components of a polluted duct system, re-contamination can happen really quickly and thus defeats the aim of maintenance.
If you’ve not tried having your ducted system cleaned before, note that the average rates of services fall between $300 to $ 1000. This price range however depends on the degree of services being offered and other factors like the size of the system, its accessibility, and its needed level of maintenance.
by John Evans