When should you have your ducts cleaned? Posted December 22, 2016 Air Quality All of the air you breathe in your home passes through your duct system. The ducts in your home take in and distribute air throughout your home—and in that air there are pollutants. Pet dander, pollen, dust and other pollutants circulate through your ducts and into the air you breathe. When you realize this, it’s easy to see why professional duct cleaning is so important. How often is normal to have your ducts cleaned and how will you know when you should call for an appointment? With the air in your home’s system recirculating an average 5–7 times each day, pollutants have opportunities to accumulate inside your duct work. According to The National Air Duct Cleaners Association, you should schedule to have your air ducts cleaned every 3–5 years, depending on your home environment. The team at Stan's Heating, Inc contemplates a number of factors, including type of weather in Ontario, to determine if your ducts need cleaned. Contaminants like dust, chemicals and pet dander are a part of normal life. We also bear in mind other things, like whether you’ve done any construction in your home recently. The health of your family will also be factored in. Take for example, if anyone in your home has allergies or asthma, it’s crucial for pollutants to be reduced in your indoor air. The Environmental Protection Agency also has recommendations for defining when it’s time for a duct cleaning: if you might have mold inside your ducts or a vermin infestation, or if you see dust coming out of or built up on your air register. At Stan's Heating, Inc , our professionals will talk through these factors with you and help determine if you could benefit from a duct cleaning. A professional duct cleaning obviously cleans your ducts and the air will circulate more efficiently and freely throughout your home. If it’s time to start contemplating duct cleaning in your Ontario home, our team at Stan's Heating, Inc is here to answer your questions. Just give us a call at 541-286-6602 to schedule an appointment with us.