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What Is Duct Cleaning?

FB-DuctCleaningIf you want to ensure that mold, fungi, dust, bacteria and other types of pollutants are eliminated from your heating and cooling system, duct cleaning is essential. Because the ducts in your HVAC system naturally become contaminated over time it is important to have them cleaned. Indoor pollution is an increasing issue that many people are becoming more aware of. Air duct cleaning makes sure that a wide range of parts in heating and cooling systems are sanitized such as:

  • Heat exchangers coils
  • Supply and return air ducts and registers
  • Grilles and diffusers
  • Condensate drain pans
  • Air handling unit housing
  • Fan motor

Why Is Duct Cleaning Crucial?

Often, HVAC systems do not receive the proper amount of maintained or may not have been installed correctly. Over time these parts will become contaminated and can cause the air to be polluted with debris, pollen, dust and even vermin. A more dangerous consequence of these systems not being cleaned is the potential for microbiological growth if there is moisture inside.

Top Benefits of Duct Cleaning

  • Indoor air quality – Avoid allergies due to dust or other pollutants that get into your HVAC system.
  • Energy saving – If you want to lower your utility bill, having your ducts cleaned will help your system work more efficiently.

What About Dryer Vents?

Dryer filters catch only 40-60 percent of lint. So what happens to the rest? It gets stuck in dryer vent and unfortunately, can cause a problem not only for your machine’s efficiency, but also for your home’s safety! We will remove this extra lint to ensure that your machine is running smoothly. Every machine should be checked every 2-3 years, so that the lint doesn’t reach unsafe levels and become a fire hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission over 25,000 fires a year are dryer-related and they are even more dangerous if they are gas-operated, as there is the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. So how do you know if your machine needs to be checked? If it is becoming hotter while in use or taking longer to dry your clothes, this is a sign that it is working harder than it should be. If your machine is experiencing any of these problems or hasn’t been checked in a few years, give us a call and we will get your machine working safely and efficiently. Gain the peace of mind you need and save energy with our dryer vent cleaning!

Duct Cleaning in the Twin Cities Area

Bio Tec is only able to offer these duct cleaning services to residents and businesses within the Twin Cities area.If you want to ensure that your home or building remains safe and clean from bad air quality or a fire, it is important to have your air ducts and your dryer vents cleaned by a trained and experienced professional. For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, contact us today!

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