Every day as your central air system works to keep your home comfortable, air gets recirculated throughout your home constantly through the air duct system. Any dust, dirt, pollen, pet dander, orAir Duct Cleaning - Elkton MD - Ace Chimney Sweeps other irritants inside the ducts gets carried in this recirculated air inside your home, and this can affect the indoor air quality. You definitely want to be sure the air you breathe inside your own home is as clean as possible, which is why Ace Chimney Sweeps offers professional air duct cleaning services. This maintenance service can be especially beneficial for those who suffer from allergies and other respiratory problems. Even if you are perfectly healthy, poor indoor air quality can negatively affect your health in the future. We would like to tell you more about the effects of dust and other irritants on your health and how we can improve the indoor air quality of your home to keep you and your family healthy.

Short-Term Effects

You may immediately know when the air you breathe contains dust, pet dander, pollen, or other irritants because your eyes, nose, and throat become irritated. You may also suffer from headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. These symptoms are similar to a common cold, so it can be difficult to determine the source of the problem. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommends paying attention to the time and place these symptoms occur, if you continue to suffer from them. Dirty air ducts can also worsen some diseases, including asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and humidifier fever.

Long-Term Effects

Ace Chimney Sweeps recommends having your air ducts professionally cleaned once a year because being exposed to air pollutants for long periods of time can lead to serious health issues, including heart and respiratory diseases and cancer. You cannot always see or smell harmful irritants in the air you breathe, so the only way of knowing your indoor air is clean is by having the air duct system cleaned thoroughly by certified professionals. It is very important to hire experienced technicians to do this job because every component of your heating and cooling system must be properly cleaned. If one part of the system is neglected, it can recontaminate the entire system. You can trust Ace Chimney Sweeps to be sure every single component of the system has been thoroughly cleaned.

Certain situations require immediate attention to your air duct system, and these include visible mold growth in the ducts and an infestation of rodents or insects. Contact us at Ace Chimney Sweeps to schedule an appointment for our professional air duct cleaning services and improve the indoor air quality in your home.