Duct Tales: 7 Facts you Need to Know About Air Quality

Air duct cleaning is a careful process that removes dirt and debris from a home’s duct system. Professionals clean dust, dirt, debris, and bacteria from the home’s air system, and experts suggest air duct cleaning services every 3 to 5 years. 1. popped open air duct To illustrate the need for duct cleaning, consider these important facts about indoor air quality:
  1. 20% of illnesses are caused or aggravated by indoor air pollution
  2. 1 in 6 people who suffer from allergies do so because of allergies directly linked to fungi and bacteria in air duct systems
  3. Indoor air pollutants have been shown to be up to 70 times more harmful than outdoor air pollutants
  4. Studies show that 2 out of 3 indoor air quality problems are linked to the HVAC/air duct system
  5. Over 50 million people in the U.S. have allergies
  6. 10-12 million Americans have asthma
  7. The majority of people spend 60%-90% of their time indoors
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