Wauwatosa Air Duct Cleaning & HVAC Experts Answer Your Questions & More
Air Duct Cleaning After Renovation?
Having your home or business remodeled is an exciting time that leaves you with a new look. What you cannot see though is that it also leaves you with dust, wood and insulation particles that settle on your floor, counter tops, and in your air duct system. Even the best contractors who don’t leave a visible mess behind have stirred up particles and created some new ones. The problem isn’t just the hassle of constantly vacuuming and dusting after the remodeling is complete, the real problem is the layer of pollutants that will settle in your air ducts. Failure to remove the debris and dust can cause damage to your HVAC system by clogging the furnace filter and jamming up the furnace motor. Furnace filters are not meant to filter the amount and size of particles and debris caused by construction.
Professional air duct cleaning services are the best and most cost effective way to remove foreign and existing contaminants that occur after remodeling from inside your air duct system. Our Wauwatosa duct cleaners suggest waiting a few days after the remodel is complete to allow time for the dust to settle. Our Wauwatosa HVAC services include NADCA certified air duct cleaning, HVAC installations, repairs and maintenance; our HVAC technicians understand how your entire HVAC system works together and can troubleshoot any problems to your HVAC system that may have occurred from the construction.
Planning a renovation? Contact our Wauwatosa duct cleaning office to schedule services now.
When Should I have My Air Ducts Cleaned?
Top 5 Reasons to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned
With the increasing popularity and concerns around indoor air quality, it’s easy to convince home and business owners they need professional air duct cleaning services. The truth is, unless your air ducts are dirty, there’s no need to clean them. Our Wauwatosa duct cleaning technicians use professional duct cleaning equipment including a DUCT-CAM to show you what your ducts look like before and after cleaning. The EPA takes a similar stance on the issue, recommending cleaning only if the ducts and HVAC unit are contaminated. While air duct cleaning doesn’t need to be on your yearly to-do list like annual furnace cleaning services, there are times it’s recommended to have your air duct system professionally inspected and cleaned:
If your home or business has recently been renovated, your ductwork should be cleaned, particularly if there was asbestos abatement, lead paint removal, or significant dust. TIP: Be sure your contractor seals off your ducts during renovation to prevent dust and debris may become lodged inside the ductwork.
Sometimes your HVAC system can be the cause for triggering allergy-related illnesses. If your family, customers, or employees are suffering from allergy symptoms and you’ve tried other ways to rid your space of allergens, you may want to consider contacting our Wauwatosa air duct cleaning company for help.
If you have pets that usually means shedding and pet dander that can irritate allergies for guests and family. If you suspect an animal(s) is living or has died in your ducts or HVAC system, you definitely want to bring in a professional to clean your air ducts and HVAC unit. Animal contamination can cause damage to your HVAC system as well as lingering odors.
TIP: Using a vacuum that has a HEPA filter will help catch pet hair and dander. Upgrading your furnace filter is another good way to filter more particles before they enter your furnace and ultimately get circulated throughout your ductwork and building.
If there is visible mold growth inside the ductwork, the ducts and HVAC system should be cleaned.
If you can see things like dust and pet hair constantly floating in the air, noticeable debris like construction sawdust, or smell odors for a long period of time, our Wauwatosa HVAC professionals highly recommend having your air ducts cleaned.