Keokuk Deciphering Duct Cleaning

March 19, 2018

What You Need to Know About Duct Cleaning

When it comes to cleaning your ducts, there is a lot of uncertainty and little known about the process and what it can offer. For most homeowners, duct cleaning never crosses their mind unless they are already feeling some type of respiratory discomfort. Whether there’s debris in the ducts from a home improvement project or you just moved in to an older home, professional duct cleaning should land on your to-do list to ensure you’re not circulating dirty air around your home.

So how will you know when the time is right to schedule duct cleaning? There are a few telling signs that can give you a better indication of the ideal time to get your ducts cleaned. If your ducts show any of these signs, be sure to check with WM J Kraus & Son in Keokuk about getting your ducts cleaned.

  • Visible mold within your HVAC components or ductwork
  • An increase of dust or dirt, from age or recent work on your house
  • Insects and/or rodents are living in your ductwork

Not only is duct cleaning good for giving you peace of mind that your home’s air is cleaner, but it also can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, according to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). Confirming that your ducts are clear of all debris allows your HVAC system to run better, providing you with the comfort you desire with greater efficiency. Of course, greater efficiency can also lead to lower energy bills, making your space feel that much more comfortable.

Upholding a comfortable home isn’t something that a lot of people consider their role in, but when you understand how easy it is to improve your indoor air quality along with your energy efficiency, you’ll quickly realize the impact you can make. So when the time is right and you’re in the market for duct cleaning, be sure to give the experts at WM J Kraus & Son in Keokuk a call at 319-229-2318.