During the El Paso, TX, summers, your HVAC system keeps your home cool. However, some issues may occur with your HVAC system, and the cause could be your ductwork. Below are five signs you should clean your ductwork.
1. Dust Buildup Around Vents
One sign is that there is dust or debris around your air vents. You may also notice that your air filters become dirtier at a faster rate than normal. Maintain good indoor air quality by having our technicians clean your ductwork.
2. Higher Energy Costs
Your energy bills should remain fairly consistent, barring sudden temperature spikes or your power company raising their rates. Dirty ductwork prevents airflow, which causes your HVAC system to work harder, using more energy. Contact an HVAC professional for your duct cleaning needs to get your bills where they should be.
3. Inconsistent Airflow
When you walk from room to room, what do you feel? Ignoring how each room looks, how does the temperature and humidity levels feel as you walk through your home? If you notice that your HVAC system doesn’t flow consistently in each room, you may have dirty ductwork.
4. Signs of Pests
Another sign your ductwork needs cleaning is if there’s any indication that you have pests living in your ductwork. This includes rodents, insects, spiders, or other living beings. While you may find the odor from their droppings unpleasant, they can also cause health issues.
5. Unexplainable Respiratory Issues
Another sign of dirty ductwork is an increase in asthma, allergy, or other respiratory symptoms. Since air circulates through your home via your ductwork, anything in your ductwork that doesn’t belong can affect your health. This includes dust, pest excrement, and more.
Don’t let dirty ductwork continue to affect your health and the health of your loved ones. Contact Dynamic Heating & Cooling, Refrigeration today to learn more about how our ductless AC services can benefit you and your home.
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