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What are the health benefits of having your air ducts cleaned?


Air ducts harbor all sorts of contaminants, such as bacteria, fungi, allergens, dust particles and various other materials. Removing the contaminants helps improve indoor air quality.

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Will air duct cleaning reduce energy bills?


According to the EPA, cleaning your HVAC system will help it run more efficiently. Cleaner and more efficient systems aren’t as likely to break down, have a longer life span and tend to operate more effectively. Cleaning the ducts will rid the system of contaminants and improve air circulation.

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How should air ducts be cleaned?


The HVAC system is put under negative pressure while a tech loosens the contaminants inside of the vents. Those contaminants are removed using a closed system to make sure the dirt doesn’t get into your home. Every vent is cleaned using the Viper Whip tool to make sure nothing is left behind.

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How often should ducts be cleaned?


Ducts should be cleaned about every three to five years.

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Is there one type of asbestos that is more dangerous than another?


Crocidolite has caused cancer and mesothelioma in individuals. All of the other forms of asbestos are known as amphiboles. While there are less risks with those working with chrysotile, all forms of asbestos have their own risks.

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Where does asbestos come from?


Asbestos can be found in almost every country today. Most comes from Canada, Australia, South Africa and the Soviet Union.

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Why is asbestos so widely used?


Asbestos doesn’t corrode, is chemical and heat resistant and performs well with insulting products. Very few materials possess the characteristics that asbestos does, making it ideal for chemical, thermal and fire-resistant applications.

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How many products contain asbestos?


Roughly, 3,000 products contain asbestos today. Homes built before 1978 often contain asbestos in the insulation on the pipes and boilers. It can also be found any number of other places as well.

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How long has asbestos been used?


Asbestos was first used back in the early 1900s to insulate steam engines, but it began being extensively used during the 1940s. It was used for fireproofing, soundproofing, insulating and decorating.

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How can you be exposed to asbestos fibers?


It can enter into the environment through mineral deposits exposed to the weather. Fibers get into the air when the material is disturbed during remodeling or renovation.

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