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Old 11-07-2011, 10:18 AM   #1
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Clean or Replace duct work?


Home is 52 years old. Should I have duct work cleaned out or replaced. The only issue is our son is moving home and has had allergies when he stays here.

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Clean or Replace duct work?


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Old 11-07-2011, 02:21 PM   #3
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Clean or Replace duct work?


Why would you want to replace it all? Are there distribution problems etc? Have you ever had it cleaned before?

Just get a good cleaning done, if his alergies are a concern add a better filtration system like an air purifier, HEPA filter, pleated media filter, or UV light pack.

I would put my money into adding better filtration and a good cleaning, rather than spend a pile on replacing all the ductwork and getting nothing better from it.
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