How to Find Out If Your Air Ducts Needs Cleaning?

To find out that the air ducts in your house are dirty is easy to know: Just open the vent covers to look in and see if inside it the dirt, debris, or dust is present and also check the air filters to see if there is dust build-up. If you see dirt, dust and clogging, then it’s time to clean your ducts. You can either do it yourself or hire a professional and get the job done perfectly.

You can check this anytime to look for any dust build-up, even after a week of duct cleaning. It should be clean or a little dust build-up.

Examining The Heater

Now, check your heater. See at the heat exchanger surface, it should look clean and visible. The blades of the blower should also be clean and free from oil and other dirty stuff. Look into the blower compartment, it should be cleaned and free from any dust and debris.

Now shift your attention to the air conditioner. Examine the air conditioner coil and look for any signs of dust. Light a torch in front of the cooling coil, the light must pass through it and reach to the other side, if the light is not going through the conditioning coil, it must be dirty or excess dust buildup has choked up the panel. The fins of the coil must look straight and space, look at the coil drain pan, it should be draining and the water is flowing outside properly.

How to Take Care of Ducts and Keep them Clean?

To maintain the air ducts and keep it in good condition between cleanings, you can follow these tips:

  • Regularly change the air filters.
  • Keep the ventilators air filters cleaned.
  • Regularly vacuum and clean your home, air ducts suck the dust from your own house. By cleaning your house you can reduce the consistency of dust.
  • Using a humidifier or dehumidifier would probably work.
  • Keep a check on the cooling coil while the air conditioner is in operation.
  • Ensure that the ducts are completely sealed and free from leakage.

If you have any problem or concerns about your Melbourne, home, or business’s air ducts, We are always here to help! We are a premier duct cleaning company in Melbourne. We have been in the industry for years and have the expertise to keep your air ducts cleaned so that your friends, family and employees can breathe clean air and stay healthy.