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Should I Have My Heating And Cooling Ducts Cleaned? Yes!

Have you thought about what blows around in the air that that goes through the ducts in your home before reaching the living space?

Well, you probably don’t want to.

Heating and cooling ducts can harbor harmful microbes, fungi, mould, dead or breeding insects, pollen and small animals – not to mention the normal dust and debris.

Having your heating and cooling ducts cleaned is a simple process when done by a professional. Unfortunately, “out of sight, out of mind” is an all too common occurrence with Australian homes and businesses. What you can’t see hiding away in your ducts could seriously be affecting your health, which is why it is important to have your heating and cooling ducts cleaned regularly.

What Is In My Ducts That Needs To Be Removed?

One of the most common indoor allergens is the dust mite. They feed on the skin and hair that people and their pets shed inside – which comes to about seven million cells per minute! These dust mites live in your heating and cooling ducts and build up over time.

Also you may not know this, but it is very possible for small birds, mice and even rats to nest in your ducts. Yes, the air you’re breathing in your home could be blowing right over an actual rat’s nest. Yes, it’s gross. Yes, Cheap as Chips Cleaning can get rid of it. No matter if there are insects or vermin making their way into your air ducts, they’ll be taken care of when you get them professionally cleaned.

Help Eliminate Allergens In Your Home

If you think you’re avoiding allergens by staying inside, you’re dead wrong if you haven’t had your ducts cleaned. The same allergens that are outside seep inside and build up inside of your heating and cooling ducts, constantly spreading them throughout your living spaces and causing allergic reactions over and over. Skin, Hair and Dust Mites – One of the most common indoor allergens is the dust mite. They feed on the skin and hair that people and their pets shed inside – which comes to about seven million cells per minute! These dust mites live in your heating and cooling ducts and build up over time.

Cleaning your ducts regularly helps to eliminate these from the source. Even if you don’t have allergies, removing the dust, pollen and debris that build up in heating and cooling ducts is imperative to a healthy respiratory system.

Prevent Fires

Did you know that the buildup of dust and other particles in heating ducts is a prime place for fires to start? The good news is that this is something completely avoidable. Simply having them cleaned is an easy way to prevent one from starting or spreading farther in the event one tragically happens. Dirty ducts fuel house fires with a buildup of dirt, dust and debris, spreading and blowing flames into every room.

How Will They Be Cleaned?

If you call Cheap as Chips Cleaning for your heating and cooling duct cleaning, all the dust and debris will be extracted by powerful vacuum suction keeping the air clean and free from allergens, then a tea tree oil based sanitiser is sprayed down the duct work, killing any mould and bacteria and deodorising and sanitising the system. Using a tea tree oil based cleaner ensures your ducts are completely sanitised and disinfected. After all, what is the point of cleaning if you’ll just irritate your allergies more with harsh chemicals?

Having your heating and cooling ducts cleaned will improve your air conditioning or heating system’s efficiency which will save you money and ensure you can give you cleaner air and easier breathing, thus reducing the chance of illness and your allergies flaring up whenever you turn on your heating and cooling.

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