Professional Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Duct Cleaning’

These AC Problems Could Be Making Your Air Quality Worse

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Nothing feels better than a cool air conditioner on a warm day… Unless that air conditioner is also spewing dust and contaminants. Your skin might feel cool, but dirty or smelly air really spoils the overall comfort! Especially if that air has a chance of making you ill, or triggering your allergy or asthma symptoms.

If your AC ever lowers your air quality, it’s probably going to be for one of these reasons:

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Don’t Forget About Air Quality!

Monday, April 1st, 2019

When you think of HVAC services, you probably think of nothing more than heating and air conditioning. Actually, just about everything involving the air inside your home is something that can be improved by an HVAC technician. Specifically, we’re talking about the quality of your indoor air.

While controlling warm and cool air is great, it turns out that a large part of “comfort” can be helped by improving indoor air quality. Here are a few ways that can be done:

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Common Problems with Ducts

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Your central air conditioner relies upon a series of ducts to do its job. They branch out from the centralized unit through unseen places in your home, like crawlspaces in the walls and your attic, and carry conditioned air out to various rooms through a series of vents. They’re designed to function without trouble, but like any other appliance, they sometimes run into problems. When they do, it pays to contact a seasoned professional to get them taken care of. Considering the heat of our summers here in Hammond, LA, common problems with ducts can end up costly you an uncommonly large amount of money in higher monthly bills if you aren’t careful.

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Are You Doing Enough to Reduce Allergens in Your Home?

Monday, April 13th, 2015

The beautiful sights of spring are all around us, but unfortunately, that means that so is the pollen. When you go outside, your allergies can really act up in response, but when you don’t have a quality system in place for indoor air quality control, the inside of your home may be just as prone to contaminants, if not more so. Try these tips to reduce allergens indoors and make it a little bit easier for those with asthma and other respiratory conditions.

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The Benefits of Professional Duct Cleaning

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Cleaning your ductwork sounds like an enormous amount of work. And it is, we won’t lie to you about that. However, you need to have it done for a number of important reasons, which we’ll outline here for you. But you don’t need to do the hard work; in fact, it’s better if you don’t. Leave the job of duct cleaning in Hammond, LA to experts. A–Professional Heating and Air Conditioning offers comprehensive duct cleaning in Hammond, LA, in addition to other services that will improve your indoor air quality and your HVAC system’s performance.

Here are the major benefits of professional duct cleaning:

Improved air quality

Because Americans on average spend 85% of their time indoors, the quality of the air inside homes and buildings is especially important. The U.S. Department of Health has determined that poor indoor air quality is one of the major health threats in the country.

One way that you can improve the quality of the air you breathe in your home is with annual duct cleaning. Because your ducts are sealed along their length, there isn’t anywhere for the dust inside them to escape once it starts building up. A faulty or clogged air filter will also cause more dust contamination—and eventually this will blow out through your vents. A thorough cleaning will cleanse these pollutants and improve the air you breathe daily.

Better energy efficiency

Ducts covered with dust will increase resistance to the air moving through them. This will force your air conditioner and heater to labor harder. The more stress placed on your HVAC system, the faster it will wear down and require repairs, or even a full replacement.

A cleaner house

The dust blown from dirty ducts through vents does more than contaminate the air you and your family breathe. It also spreads over carpets, furniture, and household surfaces. You’ll struggle keeping your house looking clean and pleasant if clogged ducts continue to waft dust everywhere.

Duct cleaning involves more than using a whisk broom to sweep out the visible surfaces. Professionals need to access the difficult to reach sections of your ductwork and apply tools such as power vacuums, chemical sanitizers, and rotary brushes to give you the best cleaning. If you should have a microbacterial infection, duct cleaning specialists have UV germicidal lights that can eliminate the problem.

When you need experts who will do a thorough job with your duct cleaning in Hammond, LA, get in touch with A–Professional Heating and Air Conditioning. We can do more for you than duct cleaning: we install air filters and perform duct sealing. We’re available 24 hours a day for emergency services.

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