Air ducts play an important role for heating, ventilation, and cooling systems. Regular cleaning of ducts can lead to cleaner, better air quality and improved efficiency for your HVAC system. However, cleaning isn’t as easy as some people might think. Improperly cleaning your air ducts can potentially cause some problems with ventilation.

Professional air duct cleaning services can keep clean air circulating through your heating and cooling systems. Duct cleaning is essential for maintaining good air quality and preventing allergies and other breathing problems.


Why Air Duct Cleaning Isn't A DIY Project


Here is a list of reasons why air duct cleaning is best left to the professionals:

1. Experience. A professional understands and cares about the state of a home and it’s air ducts. They inspect the system and address any problems after they do an expert cleaning.

2. Proper equipment. Professionals use high-efficiency equipment that protects the carpeting, other vents, and other areas throughout your house. They prevent parts of your home from contamination from dust and bacteria during the cleaning process. Using the proper equipment also protects the HVAC system from damage.


Why Air Duct Cleaning Isn't A DIY Project


3. No mistakes. If you decide to clean your air ducts by yourself, you may make mistakes without noticing. Harmful contaminants (like mould, pet dander, dust, and smoke) can seriously alter the air quality in your home. Damage to your ducts or heating and cooling systems can increase your energy conditioning costs and require expensive repairs.

4. Expert advice. Professionals can recommend ways to keep the air quality in your home clean and safe. They can also suggest regular maintenance for air duct cleaning and take steps to prevent mould.

5. Safety. An expert air duct cleaning team will protect both your property and your air quality.


Why Air Duct Cleaning Isn't A DIY Project

If home energy efficiency and indoor air quality are important to you, look into scheduling air duct cleaning from a professional company.

Dr. Duct provides safe air duct cleaning services in Ottawa; contact us at (613) 845-0707.