How often do you check your air ducts at home or do you even bother to check it? You have to remember that air ducts are the ones providing air inside your home and therefore you need to keep it clean and free from leaks or other forms of damages.
There are certain signs and indicators that your air ducts have already been damaged or contaminated by dirt. These indicators can be visible or not.
The most obvious sign of damaged ductworks is the physical damage. If you check on your ductworks and find out that there is a leakage or cracks, you should immediately have it repaired because once you ignore it, you are allowing dirt to enter freely on your duct. Dusts and dirt are also visible to your duct so it should also be cleaned as soon as possible.
How about if the indicators are invisible? How would you know if your ductwork is already causing you problems? Just like an illness, there are also symptoms for air duct damages. If you notice that the air temperature inside your home is not in its normal level, one of the causes of it might be the damage ductworks. Foul odors smelled throughout your home with an unidentified source can also be an indication that your air duct has been contaminated. But the worst form of symptom or indicator is when you or your family gets sick oftentimes. Headaches, cough, nasal congestion ad sinus problems are possible results of damaged or contaminated ductworks. So don’t wait for these indicators to be present in your home. Make sure to keep away from these indicators by being responsible in maintaining the quality and cleanliness of your air ducts. A frequent checking and servicing are very important for your ducts.