If you are a member of your household that suffers from allergies and asthma, then you need to have your air ducts cleaned. Duct cleaners Port St. Lucie are a major source of allergens that can cause itchy eyes, itchy noses and rashes throughout your home.
It is important that you find an experienced duct cleaning service provider. There are many scam artists that will promise to clean your air ducts for less than $300, but this is usually an indication of a lack of knowledge and responsibility on the part of the company.
You should also look for a company that is insured and licensed. An inexperienced or unlicensed duct cleaner may damage your ducts and heating and cooling system, increasing your monthly utility bills.
Be sure to check for any mold. Duct cleaners can use a chemical biocide to kill bacteria (germs) and fungi (mold), or they can propose the application of a sealant to prevent the release of dust and dirt particles into the air or to seal duct leaks.
Ask the service provider to show you any mold that they claim exists. Depending on the materials used to make your ducts, some mold may be present and it will be difficult to determine if any is there without performing a visible inspection.
The EPA urges you to seek professional help from experienced, licensed, and certified air duct cleaning contractors. You should talk to at least three different companies and get written estimates before deciding whether to have your ducts cleaned.