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Dirty Ducts are Unhealthy

June 12, 2017  |   by Admin

People are now aware that indoor pollution can affect their health as significantly as outdoor pollution. Precision Air technicians report a buildup of dust, pollen or other debris in most air conditioning units in Las Vegas. If moisture is present, the potential for microbiological growth is increase of dust and mold from such growth may be released into the home’s living space. Some of these contaminants may cause allergic reactions or other symptoms in people that can become an extreme health hazard.


Consider having the air ducts in your home cleaned if:

Substantial visible mold growth inside hard surface (e.g., sheet metal) ducts or on other components of your heating and cooling system.

Ducts are infested with vermin, e.g. (rodents or insects); or

Ducts are clogged with excessive amounts of dust and debris and/or particles are actually released into the home from your supply registers.


Once your ductwork has been properly scrubbed clean, a sealing solution should be used to prevent any uncollected dust from reentering the air stream. In many cases, an anti-microbial sanitizing solution may be applied also.

Depending on your systems air filtration equipment, duct cleaning in will not only help to reduce the dust in your home, but will also promote a cleaner and healthier environment for both you and your family.


If you would like to schedule an inspection or have any question please call Precision Air at (725) 238-2188 Las Vegas, Nevada.