What's Crawling Around in Your Home's Air Ducts?

You don’t want to think about it, but often times dust isn’t the only thing that is in your duct system. You can try and lure the little guys out but they may be nesting and refuse to leave their babies. Call Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning for a thorough duct cleaning and we will assure your duct system is free of all these uninvited house guests, including:

Bugs and Insects

Nothing is worse than working to kill a spider and seeing it escape into the air vent. It’s impossible to get it now and all you can do is lie in bed and imagine the spider laying all those spider eggs. You may even think you hear a couple scurrying around your duct system. Don’t worry. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will come to your home and give you a full duct cleaning and ensure that spider and any of her bug friends are good and gone. Eggs, too.

Rodents

When rodents make their way into your duct system, commonly through gaps in the duct work and fractures in the foundation or home exterior, it causes several issues. First, wildlife can leave droppings behind and can tear up anything they get into, including Christmas decorations or old baby clothes you’re keeping in your attic. Second, animals tend to chew, which can result in exposed wiring. That combined with the dried grass and leaves they’re likely bringing in to manufacture a nest, and now there’s quite the fire danger in your attic, duct system, and behind your walls. A professional duct cleaning can remove rodent droppings or nests, but you could also need to call an expert wildlife removal company to remove the rodents and possibly an electrician if there has been any damage to wiring.

Birds

Birds usually get into safe and warm places to nest, like your air vents. Nests mean babies, which means they are bringing food to babies, and that means BUGS. If you have birds in your vents, you’ll likely end up with bugs in your home. But that’s not the end of it. Birds construct nests in your vents, and given the vast amount of leaves and grass they use to assemble said nest, it can wind up fully clogging a vent, preventing any airflow. As with rodents, a professional duct cleaning from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can remove any droppings, feathers, or other potential illness-carrying leave-behinds. You may also need animal control to actually remove the birds from air vents or attics.

Call Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning now for a full duct cleaning to help make sure the air you and your loved ones are breathing is healthy and pest-free.

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