IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Duct Cleaning’

3 Ways We Can Help Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, February 7th, 2022

service professional at door about to shake homeowner's handWhen you walk through a dust cloud, do you take a big breath? Of course not!

Dust and other airborne debris are contaminants that you want to keep out of your lungs. That’s why when we hear that the air quality outside is poor, we try to stay indoors. The problem is that the air quality in your home can be even worse!

Contaminants can easily build up in your home, making it harder to stay comfortable and ruining your indoor air quality. Thankfully, there is more than one way to clear the air in your home and our team is here to provide the best systems and services to get the job done.

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Enjoy Clean Ductwork To Start The Year Off

Monday, January 10th, 2022

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanDid you know that there is an old Scottish tradition of cleaning one’s house to start the new year off right? It sounds like a nice idea even if it just means that some of us make sure to dust before the ball drops. While we are already into the new year, we’d say that it isn’t too late to clean things up a bit to start off 2022. Why not extend your efforts to your ductwork?

That may give you pause. What are you supposed to do about your ductwork and can it really get that dirty? The answer is that, yes your ducts can get dirty but that is where a call to the professionals is helpful. We provide duct cleaning in Land O’ Lakes, FL to help address dirty ductwork.

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3 Ways That Dirty Ducts Will Hinder Your Comfort

Monday, December 13th, 2021

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanA freeway clogged with debris isn’t going to be helpful to the cars traveling on it. Likewise, a set of ducts filled with built-up debris won’t be helpful to the air traveling through them.

Your ductwork is the delivery system for the conditioned air that your home comfort system produces. It stands to reason that whatever is or isn’t in your ducts will impact that airflow. Our team provides duct cleaning in Tampa, FL to make sure that nothing hinders your home comfort.

Wondering what kind of impact dirty ducts can have on your home? Let’s look at why dirt really can hurt, at least when it is filling up your ductwork.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality With Cleaner Ductwork

Monday, November 1st, 2021

technician taking off vent to access ductYou’re sneezing so much that you can barely get a word in edgewise. The tissues are running out and you are miserable. The part that’s even worse is that you can’t figure out what set off your allergies. We have good and bad news: it might be your indoor air quality.

This is bad news because, obviously, if the air in your home is setting off your allergies, then the problem isn’t going to abate any time soon. However, it is also good news because our team has a solution that will leave you with cleaner air and the ability to breathe easily again.

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What Might Be In Your Ductwork and Why You Should Care

Monday, October 4th, 2021

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanHave you ever wondered what is hiding within your walls? Well, your ducts may not exactly be hiding per se, but they certainly are out of sight! And while this is good for the overall design scheme of your home, it may prove problematic if your ducts going unattended for too long.

What do we mean? Well, if you didn’t know already, your ducts can get pretty dirty. And just like how thinking about the dust buildup behind your couch can make you cringe, realizing how much dust can collect within your ductwork can also make you grimace.

Dirty ductwork is normal. The key is to remember to address it when needed. Because dust may not be the only thing in there after a few years–but whatever is in your ducts, it can mess with your comfort!

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Dirty Ductwork Damages Your Home Comfort

Monday, June 29th, 2020

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanWe all work hard to keep furniture and other surfaces around the house clean of dust. It is understood that a little less dust in the house is going to keep things a lot more comfortable. But what about the build-up of dust that is in your home but out of your line of sight? We aren’t talking about the dust under a table or couch, we are actually discussing the debris in your ductwork.

Believe it or not, the ducts that are tucked away in your walls, ceiling, or crawlspace can start to collect airborne dust over time that can impact your home comfort levels. Let’s take a look at the negative effects dirty ductwork can have on your comfort and how to get the issue resolved.

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Ever Had Your Ducts Cleaned? It’s Probably Time

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

technician taking off vent to access ductIn our last blog post, we talked about how important AC cleanliness was to its functionality. In this post, we were talking mainly about the coils of the system and how the air filter is in place to protect these areas from debris. But there’s another component of your air conditioner you might not be considering when it comes to cleanliness, and that’s your ductwork.

We don’t blame you for not thinking your air ducts. After all, they’re typically hidden from sight, traversing through spaces between walls and through your attic. Exposed ducts are not typically something you see in residential buildings, and for good reason—it’s just not aesthetically pleasing, right? But in this post, we want to urge you to think about your ducts, and more importantly, why it may be time for you to invest in professional duct cleaning in Tampa.

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How Does Ductwork Affect Air Conditioner Performance?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

technician cleaning out ductworkThe better question may be, how does it benefit air conditioner performance?

Many homeowners don’t know this, but the excessive buildup of dirt and debris in the average home’s ductwork can interfere with the overall performance of both air conditioning and heating systems. And with your ducts hidden from view, you probably don’t think about them very much, if at all. When you invest in a thorough duct cleaning in Tampa from trained and experienced professionals, you can count on better HVAC performance overall.

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Duct Cleaning FAQ: Everything You Want to Know

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

While many people likely don’t give the cleanliness of their ductwork much thought, it’s actually a pretty important subject. Ductwork that has been affected by mold, dust, and other pollutants can severely impact your indoor air quality and thus, your health.

So while it’s not a process that you need to undergo as often as routine air conditioning maintenance, duct cleaning is an important aspect to caring for your HVAC system. We’ve compiled some of the most commonly asked questions about duct cleaning below, along with our answers.

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A Quick Duct Cleaning Q & A

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Pretty much all homeowners, we think, understand that they will need routine heating and air conditioning maintenance services in order to get the most from their HVAC systems. They also acknowledge that no such system is perfect, and that occasional repairs are going to be necessary. What many fail to realize, though, is that professional duct cleaning in Tampa, FL may also be necessary in order to guarantee that their systems operate at peak performance levels. Duct cleaning is all about function, remember, not aesthetics. If duct cleaning sounds superfluous to you, we recommend that you give the following Q & A some serious consideration.

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