Have you ever considered air duct cleaning services? Your HVAC system cools your home/office by funneling cool air through a system of ducts in your ceiling.
Over time your air ducts get bogged down with dirt, debris build-up, and harsh allergens that can make your living spaces less comfortable and even unhealthy. Professional duct cleaning services are a great way to give your air conditioning system a deep clean and improve your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) as well as the performance of your HVAC.
Benefits of Having Your Air Ducts Cleaned
- Cleaner Living
Your air ducts have a large impact on your indoor air quality. Having them deep cleaned every once in a while is a great way to ensure that the air you breathe in on a daily basis is efficiently filtered and healthy.
- Reduced Allergies
Living in Humble, TX, we all know what it’s like to suffer during the allergy seasons. Texas is a hot spot for allergens and unfortunately, our homes are no exception. Over time, dirt, debris, and allergens build up in your ductwork and end up cycling back through your home over and over. Having your air ducts cleaned is especially important for allergy sufferers.
- Odor Elimination
Dirty air ducts tend to gradually produce musty (and in some cases even moldy) smells that seem impossible to get rid of. Foul duct odors travel through your entire home every time your HVAC system kicks on, seeping into your clothes, bedding, and much more. Having your ductwork cleaned is a great way to begin purifying your home’s air and enjoy fresher scents.
- Improved Air Flow
Your HVAC system works hard to keep your home as comfortable as possible. With dirt and debris build-up accumulating over time, eventually, your system can become strained. When this happens, your air conditioner has to work much harder to cool your home, which may cost you quite a bit in energy consumption. Having your ducts cleaned takes the strain off of your HVAC system and can even allow it to run more efficiently.
- Improved HVAC Durability & Performance
When your system is properly cleaned and maintained, your equipment can function at its best without strain. A well-cared-for system will improve your HVAC’s durability, equipment longevity, and performance.
- Efficiency Savings
When your HVAC system is clogged up and overworked, it uses more energy to function and at less than optimal level of performance. Having your air ducts cleaned is a great way to improve efficiency and save money on energy.
Cruz Duct Cleaning Services
As a certified HVAC company, our licensed technicians are extremely knowledgeable of your air conditioning system.
There are many companies out there that specialize in carpet but also offer duct cleaning on the side. Whereas with Cruz, HVAC is our sole focus and specialty. That means you can always count on our services being done correctly and by a licensed professional.
Typically, our duct cleaning services only take about 4 hours and we recommend that our customers have their ductwork cleaned every 3-5 years (5 years for new construction homes).
Additional HVAC cleaning services we provide:
- Blower motors
- Return shafts
- Supply boxes
- Supply grills ceiling register boxes
- ( Different levels purification )
- Media filters
- Trane Clean effect.
Why Choose Us for Your Air Duct & HVAC Cleaning Services
At Cruz Air & Electric, we make sure that our customers get the best HVAC services available every single time. Your home environment and comfort are important to us.
With over 35 years of experience, we have what it takes to whip your HVAC system back into shape. If you are ready to breathe cleaner air and experience more comfortable living spaces, Call Cruz Today!
Whether you have regularly scheduled maintenance or not, you should always call for air conditioner service if you notice your system working harder, not cooling as expected, or if there are noises or sounds coming from your unit. Cruz Air’s 24/7 Emergency AC repair services are available to the Humble, TX community for unusual situations with your HVAC system.
Duct Cleaning FAQs
What are air ducts?
Air ducts are passageways designed to direct heated or cooled airflow to desired areas of a building or home to spread conditioned air.
When air ducts become dirty, blocked, or damaged, proper airflow and comfort become harder to attain, and your HVAC system may experience breakdowns or high energy use.
Would duct cleaning services be beneficial to my health?
IAQ (indoor air quality) plays a significant role in our health.
If you consider how much time we spend indoors breathing in air that is filtered through our HVAC system, the impact it can have on our health becomes obvious.
When it comes to HVAC systems (especially air ducts), a lack of proper maintenance can cause dust, mold, and other harmful allergens to develop and spread throughout your home.
Breathing in such irritants regularly can be extremely detrimental to your respiratory system and overall health.
Air duct cleaning services will ensure that the air you breathe while indoors is fresh, clean, and safe- as it should be.
How do I know when I need my ducts cleaned?
Here are a few signs that may indicate the need to hire a professional for air duct cleaning services:
- Your air filters are becoming dirty and clogged at a fast rate
- Noisy ductwork
- Visible mold growth
- Inconsistent airflow
- Massive dust build-up around vents
- Irregular increases in your energy bill
How often should my air ducts be cleaned?
The NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaners Association) recommends having your home’s air ducts cleaned at least once every three to five years.
You may need to consider more frequent cleanings if:
- You or your loved ones have asthma or any other severe breathing conditions
- You have multiple pets within your home
- After the completion of home renovations or remodeling
- After buying a pre-existing home
Can duct cleaning services reduce my energy bill?
Removing air duct blockages, build-up, and debris can ease the strain on your HVAC system, thus requiring less energy to cool/heat your home or building.
How long do air duct cleaning services take?
Depending on the size of your HVAC system and your home’s needs, a proper air duct cleaning service can take anywhere from two to four hours.
Why are my air ducts sweating/dripping?
Condensation build-up around your air ducts is another good sign that you may need professional servicing.
Air duct condensation can be caused by:
- Poor insulation
- High levels of moisture in the air
- Dirty/blocked air filters
- Dirty/blocked air ducts
Will air duct cleaning services help my HVAC system run better?
When your air ducts are dirty or clogged with dirt and debris, your HVAC system has to work harder to make your home comfortable.
Air duct cleaning services can relieve the heavy strain on your system and allow your air conditioner to operate without unnecessary power usage.
Another critical factor to consider- If your HVAC system is strained over an extended period, you could reduce your HVAC equipment’s lifespan and cause additional malfunctions to occur down the road.