The ducts in your home aren’t visible. That can make it easy to forget to clean them through the year while maintaining your property. Unfortunately, many issues can occur if the ducts become dirty and have a buildup of dust over time. Here are a few of the top signs you need duct cleaning service for your property in West Windsor, NJ.
Duct Insulation Problems
Perform a visual inspection of the insulation to determine if any of it is damp, damaged or flaky. You need a thorough duct cleaning if you notice the insulation is wet or damp.
Bacterial Growth on the Outside of the Vents
Although you may not be capable of performing a visual inspection inside of the ducts, you can still take a close look at the outside of the vents to determine if any bacterial growth is present. If there’s growth, then you can guarantee there’s more in the ducts, which needs cleaning to protect your health and indoor air quality. You can conduct a visual inspection every six months. If you notice bacterial growth or wet spots, call a professional to perform the cleaning.
You may notice a lot of dust settles onto different surfaces in the building throughout the week and find yourself wiping everything more often. If there’s a buildup of dust in the ducts, then it’ll cause the dirt to release through the vents and into the home each time the HVAC system is in use.
There are many signs to look for when it comes to determining if you need to clean your ducts to protect your home and air quality. Contact us at R.A. Nichols Plumbing & Heating at your convenience to schedule duct cleaning services for your home or office in West Windsor, NJ.
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