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Is Duct Cleaning Really Worth It?


In many cities in the UK such as Northampton/ Northamptonshire, the quality of indoor air has become a priority for most homes over the years. As a result, more companies are focusing their services and products towards ensuring that the quality of the air that we breathe in our businesses and homes are improved. There are now several services offered by cleaning services such as HVAC filtration improvements/upgrades, air filters, and duct cleaning services.

One question that the cleaning experts at Kitchen Duct Clean get asked very often by people living in the Northampton area is often about the importance of the service that we offer. Is duct cleaning really that important? Is it worth investing in?

To answer the question of whether or not duct cleaning is really important, well, the answer to that is a resounding yes. It is just as important as service g your car regularly and not waiting till it breaks down when you least expect it to before you call the mechanic or take it for servicing. And to the second question, it is indeed worth investing in. However, you can decide how often you want your duct cleaned. Kitchen Duct Cleaning has a complete breakdown of how often you should have your ducts cleaned.

But there a few variables that we need to consider in determining how important it is to have your Northampton home duct cleaned.

Should I invest in Duct Cleaning

Organizations like the NAADUK (National Association of Air Duct-Cleaners UK) have emphasized the importance of air duct cleaning in cities like Northampton in the UK. The general consensus that has been reached by both duct cleaning experts and residents of Northampton is that duct clean does have a substantial impact of the cleanliness of homes and businesses, and as a matter of fact, it can reduce the risks of airborne disease or risks related to having a dirty air duct.

When do I need the services of duct cleaning experts? The question of when your home or business needs an air duct cleaning is the most important. Considering most home and business owners in Northampton have a habit of keeping their spaces relatively clean and also the nature of air filtration, duct cleaning is not needed very often. That’s not to say that air duct cleaning is a service that should be done on a no they basis, but having experts from cleaning services like Kitchen Duct Cleaning to have your ducts cleaned every year with industry standard tools and the experience to do so is very essential.

When Should I Get a Professional Duct Cleaning Service

There are other situations that need to be considered for duct cleaning, it’s not just a matter of time. These situations include:

Routine Cleaning:  Having your air duct checked by professionals every 3-5 years is a good idea, but it all depends on the size, traffic of your home or business building, and putting into consideration the overall hygiene or cleanliness of the occupants of the building. Doing this ensures that you do not have a build up of dust, mold, and pollen that can reduce the quality of air and HVAC efficiency.

Infestation and Vermin: Many Insects and pests like rats and mice are known to convert air ducts into their homes, where they can multiply and cause more havoc. The moment you notice their droppings or any signs of their presence in your Northampton home or business, you need to get the services of a professional duct cleaning services like Kitchen Duct Cleaning.

Risk of mold: One of the major benefits of duct cleaning is the eradication of mold. It is common to find mold in your duct due to the atmosphere inside it, making it a perfect place for spores to spread and eventually threaten your home and well-being. If you ever suspect that your duct might have mold spreading in it, get the services of Kitchen Duct Cleaning.

Construction and renovation :remodeling and making structural changes to your home or office building, and construction can generate a lot of dust and tiny debris that can clog your ducts system. This can reduce the efficiency of your HVAC. If you In Northampton/Northamptonshire in the UK, and you just had your home or office remodeled, getting your duct cleaned by Kitchen Duct Clean is a great idea.