After a long, hot summer in Pinellas County, your cooling system could use some attention. Scheduling routine maintenance, specifically ductwork cleaning and sealing, at the end of the season is important to keep your cooling system running efficiently. Having your ductwork cleaned and sealed will improve the efficiency of your cooling system, protecting it from future problems and saving you money on energy bills.
How Duct Cleaning and Sealing Works
Duct cleaning can be done in two different ways. A cleaning system, either a high-pressure hose or vacuum and brush system, is connected to your ducts. The hose will create a suction, so it will remove particles from the ducts as it is passed through. The vacuum system will brush the walls of the ducts and then vacuum up all of the debris. Both cleanings are equally effective when performed properly by a professional.
After the cleaning, the ducts are pressurized to locate any leaks in the ductwork. These leaks are them sealed up to keep your fresh, cold air from escaping through the cracks.
What Are The Benefits?
Duct cleaning and sealing are beneficial to you and your family. Dirty ducts will circulate polluted, dusty air through your home, so cleaning your ducts will reduce allergy and asthma symptoms. The cleaner your system is, the more efficiently it will run. Your home will stay cool, and you will notice your utility bills drop. When your cooling system is running efficiently, it reduces the amount of strain placed on each component. This will increase the lifespan of your appliance and its parts, saving you money in the long run.
Seasonal maintenance on your cooling system, especially ductwork cleaning and sealing, is important to schedule after the summer. Cleaning and sealing the ducts of your home will save you money and keep your family comfortable and healthy. For maintenance services and more information on ductwork, call Seneca Air Conditioning, Inc. at 866-881-5935.
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