The time of the year is calling for another cold winter to come. For most of us, staying inside is the only answer. While staying indoors protects us from the dangerous or uncomfortable elements of winter, we face another danger indoors that should always be taken care of.

It is a known fact that in some cases indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. With little fresh outdoor air coming in during the colder months and an increase in the time people and animals spend indoors, the air quality inside our homes starts to go down. The air duct system takes air in and breathes air out at any time it is turned on. With this being said, you can consider the heating and cooling systems as the lungs of your home. Which means, the air ducts and the whole a/c and heating system must be clean at all times.

Through normal occupation in a home, we generate plenty of contaminants and air pollutants such as dust, dirt, bacteria growth and others. As long as the a/c system or the heating are on, these contaminants circulate through the house at lease 5-7 times a day. Over time, this recirculation causes a build-up of contaminants in the ductwork.

Air ducts that are not cleaned on a yearly basis, may lead to serious health issues and breathing problems especially to those who are allergic or more sensitive than others. When thinking about it, cleaning the air ducts will most probably save you worries, problems and money in the future.

The contaminants include:

  • Molds
  • Pollen
  • Bacteria
  • Dust Mites
  • Residues from chemicals and household products  

When it comes to air ducts, prevention is the best medicine. The way you maintain your ducts can minimize contamination and reduce the need for costly repairs down the road. When done correctly, annual maintenance is very beneficial to the air inside your home and the longevity of your air handling units.

Air duct cleaning is has a major role in improving the air quality at your home by reducing air pollutants hat are circulating throughout the system . As mentioned before, air pollutants such as pollen and mold can be lurking in your home’s air ducts. The mentioned above, settle in the air duct system and once the air conditioner or heater are turned on they make their way into your house, breath and health. As they circulate, these contaminants can contribute to breathing disorders, including asthma and allergies.

It is very important to pay attention to the air duct system, making sure it is cleaned and well maintained by a professional company with all the necessary knowledge, experience and equipment. By that you will carefully protect the indoor air quality and get ready for the colder months. For best results, scheduling your cleaning today with Aura Air Duct Cleaning at (832) 403-3043