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What happens if you don't clean your air ducts?
- ?Lv 71 month ago
The air which comes out to heat the house will be loaded with dust and dirt.
- RitaLv 61 month ago
While that's great, there's also dust and dust mites settling into the air ducts. Unless the ducts are cleaned from time to time, the dust and the mites will be part of what you breathe in. ... *Mold and Mildew: Condensation can set up in the duct system and leave behind enough residue to trigger the growth of mold.Source(s): https://vapedubai.org/
- robert2020Lv 61 month ago
It could cause a fire. Especially if you are talking about your clothes dryer, air ducts.. But for most furnaces, there's not a problem.
- Mr ChowdhuryLv 41 month ago
You can get a dust and debris build-up in the lower areas. It is worth doing every ten years. I have mine cleaned when I bought my house and changed the heater.
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- Anonymous1 month ago
They land in the pond...& walk on the grass & pooh.U have never been to a park to see this? S A D
- Christin KLv 71 month ago
Truthfully, your air ducts rarely NEED to be cleaned. They are a closed system for the most part. The most you'll end up with is dust. A good furnace filter takes care of most other things. That's what they're for.
And those companies that tell you different are scamming you. Seriously. They charge a mint for 'cleaning' something that is probably not even needing to be cleaned.
- Too-Da-Loo!Lv 71 month ago
Dirt will accumulate and you'll grow tomatoes. That is, if a random tomato seed happens to float by.
- garryLv 61 month ago
they get dirty and dust and in the end they wont work from being blocked .
- robertoLv 62 months ago
runny nose ,you honk like geese,sneeze perhaps cough owing to dust and mold or bacilli that roost on duct surfaces
- John AldenLv 72 months ago