Molds In Air Ducts

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Mold in Air Ducts in Orange Park, Atlantic Beach, & Jacksonville, FL

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Mold can grow in your ductwork when two things are present:

moisture

warm temperature

A warm, humid environment has the ideal conditions for mold to form. A humid climate along with poor ventilation, or anything that traps moisture in your walls and causes condensation, can lead to mold in air ducts.

Griffin Service is one of the market leaders when it comes to professional HVAC expert home services. We provide all kinds of indoor-air-quality control solutions including air duct mold and mildew prevention, cleanup, and control. Our service areas include Orange ParkAtlantic BeachFruit CoveGreen Cove, and throughout the state of Florida.

For any kinds of residential or commercial HVAC and plumbing services give us a call at 904-299-5050 for an appointment. We also provide free consultation and estimates.

What is Mold?

Mold is a type of fungus. These small organisms can be black, white, orange, green, or purple and live almost anywhere indoors and outside including in your AC unit. Mold needs two things in order to grow: moisture and an organic food source. Molds reproduce through lightweight spores that travel through the air.

What Causes Mold in the Air Duct/Ductwork of Your Orange Park Home?

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    Oversized AC Unit

    If your AC unit is oversized for the space you have, then it can cause mold in air ducts. Larger units can cool small spaces too quickly and turn off before dehumidifying the air, leading to excess moisture.

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    AC Set in Low Temperature

    Setting AC at a very low temperature can sometimes lead to mold around the vents. When the cool air from the vents meets the warm air in the room, the temperature difference can cause moisture in the air to condense on surfaces in and around the vents.

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    Duct Leaks

    If your ducts have leaks that let in warm air, the difference between the cold air in the ducts and warm air in the walls can cause moisture to condense on the ducts, giving mold a perfect environment to grow.

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    Health Risks of Mold

    Molds can cause a huge range of health hazards including nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or, in some cases, skin irritation. People with mold allergies may have more severe reactions.

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    Common Types of Mold Found in Your Atlantic Beach Home

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    The following are some of the more commonly occurring types of mold that are found in air ducts and vents:

    Acremonium

    Alternaria

    Aspergillus

    Chaetomium

    Fusarium

    Mucor

    Stachybotrys

    Trichoderma

    Air Duct/ Ductwork Mold Solutions

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    Depending on the severity of the mold condition, our crew can take the following actions:

    Air Duct Inspection

    Duct Clean Up

    Duct Sealing

    Duct Repair

    Duct Leakage Testing

    Moldy Duct Unit Replacement

    Installing Air Cleaners such as Air purifiers, filters, dehumidifiers, etc.

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    We also provide other water treatment solutions such as whole home water softener, water conditioning,  water purification system, as well as service existing filtration system. Sometimes, a malfunctioning water filter is the root of your water contamination problem. Our plumber in Jacksonville, FL, and other areas we serve can repair and perform regular maintenance on your water filter to make sure that it’s giving you clean and healthy water year around.

    We are dedicated to bringing you the best service through work transparency backed by our Griffin written guarantee.

    Call Us For Mold Friendly Air Duct Solutions in Orange Park, Atlantic Beach, & Jacksonville

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    We provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee with our service. We can solve problems most HVAC specialists cannot and have fully stocked service and maintenance vehicles that can reach your destination in any emergencies. We offer 24-hour service including evenings and weekends. So if you are concerned about your family’s health and looking for the best HVAC mold control service for healthy indoor air quality, call us today at 904-299-5050  or contact us online. Our team is always available to answer any queries.