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When was the last time your air ducts were professionally cleaned?

Do you or anyone in your family suffer from severe allergies? Do you often change your air filters but still have allergy symptoms? A quick and easy way to rid your home of its hidden allergen particles is through duct system cleaning. Your home’s duct system carries and helps circulate the heat or air conditioning throughout the rooms.  All of the air in your home runs through the ducts at one time or another and they can become dirty and in need of cleaning.  There are many great benefits why you should have your ductwork cleaned by a professional.


The root of your ductwork is most likely located in your basement. If your basement has ever been damp, wet or even flooded then this moisture probably caused mold and mildew to grow in your ductwork. Having your system cleaned professionally will remove the existing mold and prevent further growth.


The air ducts in your home collect bacteria, mold, dust and other allergens. These particles can build up over time leaving you with no way to get allergy symptoms relief unless they are cleaned. Air duct cleaning will remove all the particles that are lurking in your homes ductwork that aggravate your allergies.


Do you find yourself dusting often only to come back a few days later and see more dust? This could be due to a buildup in your ductwork. A great way to reach your home of dust is to have the ductwork cleaned.  This is especially true if the home is brand new or if you have had renovations done.

HVAC efficiency

Depending on how old your home is and if you have ever had your ductwork serviced before it is probably overdue. Ductwork that is riddled with dust, hair, mold and any other pollutants or allergens is due for a cleaning. This will help your HVAC system run much more efficiently thus saving you money on your utility bills.


Do you have pets living in your home? If so then the pet dander can get trapped in your air vents and build up and cause problems for those with allergies. In addition the efficiency of your HVAC system is at stake due to possible build up of fur and hair.  When your air ducts are cleaned all of the pet dander will be removed.

Whether you are suffering from allergies or your home’s ductwork hasn’t been cleaned in a while it is time. Call Air Expo today to schedule a duct cleaning appointment so that your HVAC system can run more smoothly and your you and your family can breathe freely.

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