Springtime in Southeastern Pennsylvania means warmer temperatures, sunshine, getting back outdoors and SPRING CLEANING! Many times home owners don’t take into account the cleanliness of their HVAC system, especially if it is working properly. While routine maintenance is always recommended to help keep your system running at it’s best, skipping maintenance can have an effect on the health of your machine as well as your family.  Without proper maintenance, there could be mold and mildew hiding in your ducts.


 Be Aware of the Warning Signs

Listen to your nose! If you smell a musty or damp smell in your home, it’s time to schedule a service appointment. As a homeowner you can checks of your indoor and outdoor systems for signs of mold growth and signs of condensation which can lead to future mold growth.


Where does Mold Come From?

HVAC systems that do not receive regular maintenance may not be able to properly remove humidity. When this moisture combines with dirty air filters it creates the perfect environment for mold to grow and thrive. As a part of the maintenance Munro Heating and Air can check your system to make sure it is performing it’s condensing cycles properly and that your system is free of clogs and debris. By making sure that moisture is not collecting, mold will have a difficult time growing inside of your system.


What Can I Do To Prevent Mold Growth?

The best way to prevent mold from becoming an issue is to schedule regular maintenance. Being aware of the warning signs listed above is also a great start. If you are having trouble determining whether or not mold is an issue in your system, we can help. We’ll work with you to clear out any existing problem before it results in a costly replacement.  Contact us today to schedule a maintenance appointment (484) 932-8374.