Should You Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

We’ve discussed some of the general benefits of getting your air ducts cleaned, but how do you know if (and when) you should get it done? The answer is that every home is different. Depending on the condition and design of your home, along with the specific components of your heating and cooling system, the benefits of getting your ducts cleaned can be greater or lesser. The most common situation for when people decide they need their air ducts cleaned is that they start having symptoms, most common among them being allergies. The second most common reason people realize their air ducts are dirty is a musty or moldy smell emanating from them every time the heating and cooling system is activated. If you or someone in your family is experiencing unexplained respiratory-related systems, at that point you should consider getting your ducts inspected and, most likely, cleaned. J.R. Air Duct Cleaning serves Bergen, Essex, and Passaic counties in New Jersey. If you want to get your air ducts cleaned because someone is having symptoms or due to an unpleasant odor, give us a call today!

Energy Saving Benefits

On top of the health benefits of getting your air ducts cleaned, there are also some energy-saving benefits. Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, 25-40% of the energy used to heat or cool your home is wasted? One of the things that contributes to reduced energy-efficiency is contaminants in the system making the system have to work harder to achieve the desired results. That means you have to spend more money and expend more energy to get the same results had your system been cleaned properly. If you are in Hackensack and want to discuss more about how to save money on your energy bill by getting your ducts cleaned, give us a call — we’d be happy to discuss your options!