Unless you have a ductless AC system, your Angleton, TX, HVAC system has air ducts that play a crucial role in keeping your home’s temperature at a comfortable level. While you might call a technician to clean your ducts if there’s an airflow issue, below are five ways that duct cleaning improves HVAC efficiency.

1. Corrects Potential Problems

Once technicians start cleaning your ductwork, they can find potential issues before those issues become a problem. They can replace damaged sections, seal air leaks and remove dirt and debris that found its way into your ductwork. Energy Star states that leaky ducts reduce HVAC efficiency by around 20%.

2. Improves Energy Efficiency

When your HVAC system works efficiently, you save money when you operate your system. If your system has to work harder due to leaky air ducts or a blockage, it uses more energy to provide the same comfort level. In turn, this reduces energy efficiency and raises your energy bills.

3. Improves Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality not only affects your health but also the efficiency of your HVAC system. Dirty filters not only allow dust, pollen and pollutants to find its way into your home, but they also affect your HVAC system. Dust buildup affects components and, when left unchecked, causes unnecessary wear and tear.

4. Reduces the Need for Repairs

When you reduce wear and tear, you also reduce the need for repairs between regular maintenance tune-ups. When you reduce the need for frequent repairs, you extend the life of your HVAC unit.

5. Regulates Temperature

Improving your HVAC unit’s efficiency means you also help regulate the temperature within your home. When your HVAC unit works harder than it needs to due to blockages or wear and tear, it can’t always keep your home at a consistent, comfortable temperature.

Let yourself breathe easier this year by reducing your energy costs and saving on repairs. Contact Davis Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc., today to have our technicians show you the benefits of duct cleaning.

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