F.A.Q

F.A.Q

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It’s always smart to ask for references, especially when you’re hiring contractors to work within your living space. Any reputable service provider should be happy to provide references, plenty of them in fact.. Also, do check out the air duct company’s website and online platforms as well as reviews. That way you can find out what people say about their experiences with the company. Look for signs that the technicians are considerate, trustworthy, and tidy as advertised.

: You don’t want to end up stuck with some rather big bill if your home is damaged or a technician is injured on your property. Any air duct cleaning company with some reputation will have liability insurance and should happily provide you with proof. Don’t risk your home and savings by hiring a company that won’t provide written proof of insurance.

Unfortunately, air duct cleaning has become relatable with bait-and-switch scams and other shady pricing practices that put consumers on guard. Some companies entice customers with a whole-house air duct cleaning for a low price but then perform a substandard, incomplete job. Such dubious companies also tend to recommend unneeded extras and costly, unnecessary work.

Both the EPA and the NADCA have standards and guidelines when it comes to cleaning, servicing and maintaining air ducts. While the EPA doesn’t certify air duct cleaners, it does provide a post-cleaning checklist. That way, everyo of our customers would know what to expect from an HVAC contractor or other kinds of duct cleaning providers. You can as well look for an NADCA member because meeting such strict criteria for membership means that the company adheres to some really high standards.

Having the air ducts cleaned can significantly improve the health of the air in your home or office. Once the ducts are clean of debris, you should notice:

  • Increased air flow in your living space.
  • Even temperatures from room to room inside your property.
  • Lower utility bills, helping you save some cool cash.
  • Improved indoor air quality, which means you get more indoor comfort.
  • Reduced allergy triggers especially for people with conditions.
  • Reduced frequency of house cleaning, less work for you.

It is actually a risky thing to take someone else’s word for it that your air duct system is free and rid of all the debris and hazardous pollutants that once gave it stomach aches. Protect your home and investment by selecting a service provider like us that offers both before and after images of your air duct system. You should be able to clearly see where problems were identified and how they were resolved. If a company doesn’t offer visual inspection, keep looking around for the one that does.

 

Protecting your home and family are your top priorities. Regular maintenance, like cleaning your air duct system, is part of that protection. Use these questions to have all the information you need to make an informed decision before you invite an air duct contractor into your home.

Yes, adequately cleaned and deodorized ductwork can reduce mold, fungi, pollen, bacteria, and dust particles. These contaminants are known to trigger allergies, asthma and other health problems. By reducing the contaminants in the ductwork, you are allowing the air that circulates throughout your home to be cleaner, and therefore healthier.

No, our high powered vacuum trucks create a negative air pressure throughout the system, removing all dust and debris directly outside to the truck.

NADCA, the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, recommends that having your air ducts cleaned every three to five years is the ideal HVAC way to go. An individual may want to consider more frequent cleanings especially when these circumstance are at play:

  • Residents with allergies or asthma.
  • Smokers in the household.
  • Pet dander and hair contaminating the air.
  • Water/ smoke contamination to the living space.
  • After home renovations or remodeling.
  • Prior to the occupancy of a newly constructed home (construction debris).
  • Purchasing an existing home.

Just ask yourself the following questions when selecting a potential contractor for your air duct cleaning job:

  • Is this company a current member of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)? Are they in good standing with this organization?
  • What is the business’ background? How long have they been in business?
  • What experience do they have working in this area? Have they worked with homes or businesses similar to mine?
  • What do customers say about their services?
  • Does this business hold the right NADCA certifications to perform HVAC system cleaning?
  • What equipment will they use to perform the job?

On the average, air duct cleaning takes between 2-4 hours. This depends on the size of home and how dirty the air ducts are. We recommend blocking off 4 hours for a crew to be in your home cleaning.

If you would like to add sanitization, this process adds on about another hour to your cleaning.

Air duct cleaning can improve your home’s ventilation by removing any debris that’s blocking or resisting the flow. While this can reduce the energy bills of your home, it’s essential to remember that a professionally  maintained HVAC unit, operating with free flowing air ducts, is the best way to reduce the numbers on your ongoing energy bills.

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