What Are The Signs Your Home Needs Air Duct Cleaning?

They provide a way for air to circulate, keeping the house comfortable and energy efficient. Over time, however, dirt and debris can accumulate in these ducts causing various problems such as poor indoor air quality and reduced efficiency. It is therefore crucial that homeowners stay aware of the signs that their home may need professional air duct cleaning services. This article will discuss what some of those signs might be so readers can make more informed decisions about when it is necessary to call a specialist. 

The buildup of dust, pollen, mold spores, pet dander and other allergens in air ducts has been linked to numerous health issues from headaches to asthma attacks. Homeowners should pay attention if they notice any changes in the air quality or smell coming from their vents. An increase in dust around furniture near the vents could also indicate that there is something blocking airflow within the ductwork which needs to be addressed by a duct doctor

Causes Of Air Duct Contamination 

Air ducts are responsible for the circulation of air throughout a home or building. The pollutants, allergens and debris that enter these systems can cause contamination over time. Sources of air contaminants include dust, dirt, pet dander, mold spores, pollen and other airborne particles from construction sites or roadways nearby. Additionally, bacteria in stale water accumulating within the ducts may contribute to poor quality air as well. 

Another factor leading to contaminated air is inefficient filtration systems or filters that haven’t been …

As a homeowner, you are most likely well aware of many if not all areas of your home that need your attention from time to time. If there are problems in certain areas, some are easier to identify immediately simply by a visual look or inspection, or by way of a crisis occurring (leaky roof during a rainstorm, power outage, etc.) Some problems, like septic problems, may not be immediately recognized, but if the septic problem turns into a ‘crisis’, then it most certainly will make itself quite obvious!

How to handle septic tanks at home

You could very well be experiencing septic problems, which can be identified pretty quickly if you start seeing your toilet not flushing like normal. Perhaps the drains in the shower, tub, or kitchen are slower than they’ve been usually. These are good visual signs. If you hear gurgling sounds in the pipes or around the drain, these can be good audio clues. And perhaps just as obvious, if you’re smelling some foul, ‘foreign’ odors in the kitchen, bathroom, or outside, this could certainly be a telltale sign there’s a problem with your septic system.

If you live in central Florida (Lake, Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County) and are experiencing one or more of these problems, it would really be in your best interest to address this problem right away. Like a medical situation, the earlier a problem is diagnosed the better. Fix the septic problem before it just continues to get worse. Because, again, like a medical situation, the septic …