Nationwide, May is recognized as Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. However, in Austin we don’t need an awareness month… we deal with it daily! Like so many Austin transplants, I never struggled with seasonal allergies until I moved to Central Texas.
A common strategy for coping with allergies is to address indoor air quality (IAQ), and many would suggest that duct cleaning is an integral part of managing IAQ. Everyday we receive calls at Go Green from customers looking for duct cleaning, and our answer is simple:
If your duct system was properly installed, you should never have to clean your ducts because they would have been properly sealed upon installation. When ducts are properly designed and sealed, they are impenetrable and harmful particles cannot get into your duct system. That being said, I realize that unfortunately many duct systems are not properly sealed upon installation, and that is why people experience major issues with IAQ.
Another factor to consider is that duct cleaning is not a gentle process. It aggravates the duct system and ultimately degrades the duct. It also kicks up dust and particles, compromising the integrity of your entire HVAC system and most likely making your allergies even worse.
Do not listen to other HVAC companies that tell you your ducts need to be cleaned or try to take your money for such a service. Duct cleaning is a band-aid fix, and actually exacerbates the issue. The proper solution is to seal the ducts and to consider a whole home air purifier. These easy steps are guaranteed to fix your IAQ problem and to help you live more allergy-free! If you’re experiencing IAQ issues, Go Green would love to help you out — the right way.
Totally happy with my A.C. check today. Feared the worst but you guys really came through. You are now my go-to A.C. guys. Highly recommended!
Alex came out today to clear a drain on my AC Unit and to check my unit inside and out. Alex was very friendly and professional and cleared my drain quickly. Thank you Go Green for providing great service and I look forward to the lasting relationship with the maintenance plan offered.
The service and experience were great. They got someone out to me the same day and the tech, Alex, was able to identify and repair the issue quickly. Alex provided great feedback on where my system is now and what to look out for.
Go Green has served me well for several years. Their personnel is always very polite and respectful. Tonight I had to call because my system stopped. Alex came out within an hour and got everything fixed. I am grateful they offer services 24/7. I had a technician, Mark come to my home. He was personable and knowledgeable. He was very helpful and there was no pressure when it came to services. I would definitely recommend this company to others in the future.
Jaime was awesome! He was very attentive and through with all of our requests. I felt like no stone was left unturned and he didn’t leave until everything was completed correctly and to our satisfaction. Very appreciative!