Air Duct Sanitizing
Air duct sanitizing is an additional service that can be can provided while cleaning your home. After cleaning the ductwork, while your HVAC system is still hooked up to the air duct truck and under negative air pressure, the sanitizer is applied. The technicians use a fogger to apply the sanitizer and due to the negative air pressure, it coats the entire interior of the duct system. The product has no lingering scent and is safe enough that it is used in hospitals.
How is it different than Air Duct Cleaning?
What’s the difference between a standard air duct cleaning and sanitizing the ducts? A standard air duct cleaning removes any debris from your ductwork such as dirt or drywall dust. The sanitizing adds the disinfecting and deodorization of the ductwork of your home while killing any mold or mildew hiding inside. In addition, it prohibits bacterial, viral, and fungal growth for approximately six months when applied.
Why Should You Get Your Air Ducts Sanitized?
With COVID-19 and quarantines, scientists have been learning about how the virus spreads. Air quality is vital, but with germs, bacteria, and viruses, they can trap within our homes from droplets via sneezing and coughing. The air that circulates through our homes can contaminate and we may not know it until it’s too late.
And the more we learn, the more we can tackle the issue at the source—our air circulatory system. Stop the spread of bacteria, pet dander, dust mites, pollen, microorganisms, mold/fungi and more by disinfecting your air ducts.
You’ll have peace of mind and breathe easier knowing you’re doing everything you can to keep your home environment safe.
Advantages of Duct Work Sanitization
- Duct sanitization can kill mold or mildew inside your air ducts. It is the only way to deal with this hidden, unwanted mold.
- Duct sanitization can kill germs including bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms. Keep people healthy inside your home and office.
- Duct sanitization can help people breathe easier, especially those with allergies, asthma, or other breathing issues.
- An added bonus…duct sanitization can help rid your ducts of annoying odors that may be lingering.
- Duct sanitization lasts up to 6 months, making it extremely cost effective.
How to identify if I need ductwork sanitizing?
Certain situations require you to get the duct sanitized, thus you must know about those situations. Here we will be discussing those situations:
- Family members are suffering from health issues such as asthma allergies, tuberculosis, or any other diseases that its cause is: bad indoor quality.
- If you have pets in your house and they roam around in the area where the heating and cooling system is installed
- You feel an unpleasant odor in your house and you are facing headaches because of it. Moreover, these headaches disappear once you get out of the house.
- There are any water leaks or water damage in the duct system.
- There is mold growth, bacteria, virus, or fungi presence in the ductwork.