Forced-air heating and cooling equipment are particularly prone to dirt buildup, because the force of the air circulating throughout your home will pick up dust and pollutants and spread them through your equipment—and that includes the ductwork. Duct cleaning is often helpful to clean up the dust and debris that will build over time within the duct pipes.
Because ducts are simply passageways through which conditioned air travels, they don’t create dust. So having your ducts cleaned won’t affect your home’s indoor air quality. But they can become a gathering place for dust and other particles that are present in your home.
There are several scenarios that can signal that it’s time for duct cleaning:
Duct cleaning can be a useful endeavor, particularly if you fall into any of the above scenarios. Contact the experts at Arpi’s Industries today for help. We’ve served greater Calgary-area homeowners for nearly 50 years.
Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about duct cleaning and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.