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Air Contamination In Your Indoor Environment

Posted on July 21, 2014
by Susana Escamilla

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Air contamination is a common problem because of what can be found in your air ducts. When it is time to do a regular clean up for air ducts you might think only dust has accumulated throughout time. Dust and Debris are common things that are found inside air ducts. However, there are certain contaminants that can be found in your air ducts. Do you know what’s hiding in your air ducts? The common contaminant found in air ducts are dust and debris and your home can accumulate about 40 pounds of dust a year. If you have pets in your home, pet dander can be found in your air duct. When moisture develops or there is a leakage mold can begin to grow in your air ducts and can become an allergic substance. Rats, Dust Mite feces, cockroaches also can be found in the air ducts and can also be considered allergic substances. When all these are in your ducts and your turn on your system, all of this becomes unhealthy air and blows out and you breathe in without realizing it. Since, we can’t see what’s inside our air ducts it can be a scary situation not knowing what can be in there if there has not been a regular check up on the air conditioning system.

Working with an expert is preferable because of the availability and specialized equipment that professional can use to clean the air ducts. Air duct cleaning services can remove these contaminants to improve not only the air quality but also improve and increase HVAC efficiency. You want to eliminate air contamination to have a healthy indoor environment. If you need assistance in indoor air quality issues you may contact a professional company like AirTek. AirTek has over 25 years of experience, and our technicians are certified by the National Air Duct Cleaning Association to ensure your air ducts, coils, vents and other equipment meet national health and safety standards. If you are interested in air duct cleaning, click here to receive a free estimate.

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