About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

Is Your Home in Need of a Thorough Duct Cleaning? The 2 Giveaway Signs

Phil Laprairie

Is Your Home in Need of a Thorough Duct Cleaning? The 2 Giveaway SignsWith all the discussion about indoor air quality, you may wonder whether or not you should consider having your air ducts cleaned. Below are two instances in which you should definitely invest in a good duct cleaning.

Pests
Critters that invade your home, like rodents or insects, tend to hide in places you can’t reach. When they do so, they leave behind waste and health hazards. If you’ve had a pest problem, you would do well to get a duct cleaning. Keep in mind, though, that cleaning the ducts without eliminating the pests first will be pointless. Get rid of the pests first, and then let us clean up behind them.

Vents Aren’t Working Properly
If you believe (or can see) that your air ducts are clogged in some way or if debris and particle matter blow out of vents when the HVAC system is running, a good duct cleaning would be beneficial. It is rare for ducts to clog completely, but like in any other part of your home, dust builds up over time.

If you are still unsure about whether or not you should get your ducts cleaned or if you have any other questions about your indoor air quality, contact Arpi’s Industries. Our professionals have been serving Alberta for 50 years.

Our goal is to help educate our customers in Calgary, Alberta 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.

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