Understanding the Difference Between Air Duct Cleaning and Dryer Vent Cleaning in Vancouver

If you’re managing a property in Vancouver – or even just your own home – there are two different sets of ducts and vents you should be keeping your eye on. Your dryer vents and your air ducts are two entirely different systems, and it’s vital to understand that they are unrelated. Having one cleaned, but not the other, won’t get the entire cleaning job done.

It’s important to get both air duct cleaning and dryer vent duct cleaning in Vancouver, or else it could mean major issues for your energy efficiency and even the health of those on your property.

The Difference Between Vancouver Air Duct and Dryer Vent Cleaning

  1. Dryer Vent Cleaning

Dryer vents are an entirely self-contained system, which some people don’t realize. They lead directly to a clothes dryer or set of dryers, and the outside. Depending on the arrangement of your building, the outlet for the dryer vents will generally either be at ground level to the dryers or coming out of the roof.

When getting dryer vent cleaning in Vancouver, it’s vital that the entire system is cleaned – starting with the lint trap, throughout the ductwork, and ending at the vent flap at the outside exit.  Lint and debris can build up at any point in the line, and any obstruction is a potential fire hazard as well as an energy-waster.

  1. Air Duct Cleaning

Air ducts in a building begin at its HVAC system -or similar appliance- and then wind throughout the ceilings and\or walls of a property. Air ducts are almost always much more complicated in their layout than dryer vents, and that can prevent significant cleaning challenges because they’re going to have a lot of nooks and crannies where dirt, dust, and debris can become trapped.

A dirty air duct may not be a fire hazard, unlike dryer vents, but they can still present serious health hazards. They’re a prime breeding ground for mold, mildew, and other bacteria. If a duct goes too long without cleaning, it can even become home to a variety of vermin. This produces a steady stream of pollutants which are then blown throughout the building every time the HVAC operates.

Getting air duct cleaning in Vancouver which can comprehensively clean your ducts is the key to maintaining healthy airflow within your building.

MAS Duct Cleaning Has the Experience and Equipment You Need

Cleaning either dryer vents or air ducts in Vancouver can be a difficult and challenging job – yet it must be done to protect your property and reduce needless expenditures. Contact MAS Duct Cleaning to discuss our affordable service plans!