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Spring Cleaning: You Missed A Spot!

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Schmidt Mechanical Group

 

Have you started your Spring cleaning? While most people have probably tackled their closets, basements, attics, and bathrooms, there is one place we know went unnoticed. Ventilation ducts are commonly overlooked, possibly due to their difficulty to clean.
Many ambitious DIYers like to think they are capable of cleaning their air ducts on their own. While many may try, they do not get far. It is possible to unscrew the vent covers and give the surface area a good dusting. Some may even resort to sticking a vacuum hose down the vent to get a little further, however that is the end of the road. Duct cleaning requires specialized equipment that is not generally available to the public. As a result, it is essential you call a professional.

There are some things you can do throughout the year to keep your ducts clean. Replacing your filters monthly is a great start. Even cheap filters capture a large percentage of the dust that eventually accumulates in the ducts.

We know what you’re probably thinking: why do I have to clean my air ducts? First off, a clean ventilation system improves the efficiency of your HVAC system which will save you money in the long run. Also, duct specialist are able to identify potential health risks such as mold, fungi or insects lurking in your vents. And of course, a clean set of vents will improve your home’s air quality.

Schmidt Mechanical Group is happy to provide the highest quality of service to our customers.
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