3 Ways Dirty Air Ducts Can Harm Your Health

//3 Ways Dirty Air Ducts Can Harm Your Health

3 Ways Dirty Air Ducts Can Harm Your Health

Particularly for this time of year, allergies can be a bothersome symptom of pollen and dust in the air.

Cleaning your air ducts is one of the best ways to ensure comfortable, breathable air in your home. However, what happens when your air ducts are no longer clean? Leaving your dirty air ducts to circulate clean air in your space can not only leave the air in your home or business smelling dusty and strange, but it can also have various harmful effects on your health as well. If you are thinking about having your air ducts professionally cleaned in the future, consider these three harmful health effects that you will be preventing in the process.

Dust in the Air Triggers Allergies

Particularly for this time of year, allergies can be a bothersome symptom of pollen and dust in the air. Although there may be dust and pollen outside, it doesn’t have to be in your home or office as well. Keep these allergens outdoors this spring by purifying the air in your home to prevent all the sneezing, coughing, and itchy eyes that are usually caused by allergies in the spring.

Pests Could be Carrying Bacteria Through Your Home

In addition to the troublesome dust that may be lingering in your air ducts and triggering your allergy symptoms, there is also a chance that your ducts could be housing some unwanted guests in your home. Mice, cockroaches, and spiders could be taking up a residence in your air ducts, which could potentially expose you and your family to bacteria from bites, dander, and fecal matter.

Moisture and Mold Thrive

If left undisturbed, mold can present a series of complications for both your health and your home. Not only will mold continue to grow in darker, moist areas of your ducts, but it will also spread with airborne spores throughout the air in your home. These spores can often trigger both flu-like symptoms and respiratory infections for anyone spending a significant amount of time in the building.

Let Air Essential Keep Your Home or Office Healthy with Clean Air

At Air Essential Duct Cleaning, we know that no two homes or businesses in this community are the same, and we are always striving to provide the highest quality of service to our clients as if they are our own family. In doing this, we also aim to give back to the community throughout the year by participating in local charities and fundraising opportunities. In addition to serving our clients and all of their air service needs, we are continuing to grow as a locally owned company and family business in the Baltimore area with the goal of keeping your air clean and healthy. If you are ready to make your home or office a healthier space to live and breathe, contact our team of professionals today at 410-960-6135 or email us at info@airessentialservices.com.

 

By |2019-04-04T15:05:07+00:00April 8th, 2019|Duct Cleaning|