When family visits for the holidays, you may want to ensure that everything is in order for your visitors. You may hire a carpet cleaner to clean your carpet and tiles, hire a maid or spend time washing your house, and spend endless hours decorating and cooking to create the perfect environment for your holiday celebrations. However, there is one task that is sometimes ignored and should be completed before visitors arrive: duct cleaning. Knowing the benefits of having your ductwork cleaned before visitors arrive can help you decide whether you want to get it done.
Gets Rid of Odors in Your Home
One of the benefits of duct cleaning is that it aids in the removal of undesirable scents from your home. Have you ever cleaned your house and carpets only to discover that the odor of your dog or cigarette smoke was still present? This is because the perfume remains in the ducts and is dispersed when you turn on your air conditioner or heater. All of these scents are removed through duct cleaning, leaving your home feeling fresh and clean for your guests.
Enhances the Efficiency of Your Heater
Another benefit of duct cleaning is that it increases the efficiency of your heating system. If you have company, keep your house a bit warmer or use the heater more frequently than if you were at work all day. Regrettably, this may result in an increase in your energy costs. However, having your ducts cleaned removes dust and debris that slows the movement of air through the ducts, allowing you to offer your home the warmest air possible. This reduces the length of time it takes the heater to heat your home, which may help you save money on your energy bills.
It helps to minimize the amount of dust in your home.
The last benefit of getting your ducts cleaned before family arrives for the holidays is that it reduces the amount of dust in your home. This can make your house appear cleaner for longer periods of time and can be beneficial to family members suffering from allergies or asthma. Dust can be driven through the ducts and into your house if they are dirty. When they are clean, this does not happen.
If you plan on having family visit this holiday season, there are numerous benefits to having your air ducts cleaned before they arrive.
Call us now to schedule a duct cleaning before your visitors come.