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Should You Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned In Winter?

The short answer to this question is yes. While many people focus on doing their heavy-duty cleaning during the spring, you may want to consider cleaning your air ducts in the winter.

The biggest reason to get your air ducts clean in the winter is to minimize your exposure to viruses. People tend to get sick during the winter months as the flu season reaches its peak. The flu virus can survive up to 8 hours in your home making it easy for your family to contract the sickness. You can ask your professional air duct technician about sanitation, UV light treatment, or changing to a HEPA filter to protect against germs.

The Air Scrubber Plus is also a great way to get protection from harmful airborne contaminants, bacteria, and viruses. With scientifically proven air filtration technology, your family will have fresh air free from the winter flu.

People usually spend more time indoors during the winter. This means that you’ll be using your HVAC system much more to keep your house warm. If you haven’t cleaned out your ducts in a while, you can be exposing yourself to more contaminants and allergens as they recirculate in your home.

Professional air duct cleaning also gets your HVAC improved efficiency. Your heating and cooling system exerts itself more than usual when you have dirty air ducts. Electric bills usually rise dramatically during the winter and cleaning your air ducts can restore the efficiency of your system to keep your utility bills lower.

There’s nothing worse than having a leak in your ducts when you need to warm up or cool your air. Cleaning your ducts in the winter will also help you prep for the hotter summer months. When you request a duct system condition evaluation, the technician will assess the health of your ducts and inform you of any issues that need to be fixed.

You can get your ducts cleaned at any time of the year and winter is no exception. Cleaning them during this time and installing an air scrubber is a great way to keep your ducts clean and eliminate any harmful airborne bacteria in your home for a long time.

If you want an air duct cleaning service done in your home, 5 Star Air can helps you. We’re air quality specialists that are dedicated to giving you clean air all year long. Our technicians can handle any air duct service including dryer vent cleaning, duct installation, duct removal & replacement, dryer vent re-routing & replacement, Aeroseal duct sealing, duct system condition evaluation, asbestos removal/ hazmat, commercial air duct cleaning, home air quality, air scrubber installation, and more! We’re ready for your call!

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