Furnace cleaning is a very common term. Almost every homeowner who owns a furnace is well aware about not the term furnace cleaning but also its importance. However, exactly the process involves may not be very clear. Learning how duct cleaning and furnace cleaning differ will assist you provide your furnace with the care it needs.
Duct cleaning as name suggests is inspection and cleaning process of ducts. This process involves the following:
“Furnace maintenance” essentially refers to the annual professional inspection and cleaning your furnace needs to perform as efficiently and safely as possible. Annual maintenance also assists components of your systems last longer. This annual maintenance doesn’t only include cleaning, it also involves finding and correcting faults before they can cause severe damage.
Typical furnace maintenance will include:
Annual furnace cleaning includes a basic duct inspect, but it not essentially include duct cleaning. That is because most duct system remains perfectly clean for several years and just don’t need to be cleaned annually. In fact, the ducts should be carefully inspected, separately from regular maintenance, to check whether or not they need cleaning. If you have smokers or pets in your home, consider getting your ducts cleaned every few years.
Also, frequently check inside the accessible parts of your ductwork and schedule a duct inspection if there is presence of moisture or patches of discoloration, as these things imply mold growth or proof of pest infestation.
If your duct or furnace is due for cleaning, contact Romaniuk in the Edmonton area.