Common Air Duct Questions

How Much Do I Need to Pay for Air Duct Cleaning?

The price can be around $200 to $1,000, depending on the size of your HVAC system. The price varies because it depends on the number of supplies, returns, dampers, registers, where the furnace or HVAC is installed, and how long the air ducts are. Size is also an important consideration.

How Long Does Duct Cleaning Take?

An air duct cleaning service can last for an hour or an entire day. For cleaning of commercial HVAC systems, it can take longer than a day. If you choose standard air duct cleaning, it can last for 2 to 3 hours. Cleaning includes the HVAC unit, the vents in the rooms, air ducts, and the main return. It would take longer for ducts to be cleaned properly if they extend on more than one floor.

How Often Should You Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

The frequency of cleaning your air ducts is every 3 to 5 years. Nevertheless, there are factors to be considered if they need more cleaning. For instance, if you have pets that shed much fur or you recently had your home renovated, you can opt to have them cleaned now. Cleaning your air ducts should also be done if you are moving.

Why Duct Cleaning is Important?

There are different reasons why you need to clean your air ducts. First, having clean air ducts is better for your health. Uncleaned air ducts accumulate dust and other harmful contaminants and organisms such as bacteria, mildew, molds, pollen, and pet dander, among many others. If there is smoking or you have a furry pet, you need to have your air ducts cleaned. Air duct cleaning services are also a must if your home recently had fire or water damage or you will move to a new home.

What Does Indoor Air Quality Mean?

Compared to the air outdoors, the air inside your house can be less healthy. That is because indoor air does not circulate well, so there is a higher possibility that contaminants will accumulate in your home.

As a result, they stick on your carpets, furniture, rugs, air duct walls, and other home pieces. This is the reason why it is crucial to have your air ducts professionally cleaned. This is more important if there is someone in your home suffering from asthma or allergies. To improve air quality inside your home, other things you can do are to have more indoor plants and use air purifiers.

What Does Commercial Air Duct Cleaning Mean?

Even though there are differences, residential heating and cooling systems and commercial HVAC systems are not very different from each other. The scale is how these two primarily differ. The latter is longer by many feet or miles.

They are also more challenging to clean. Nevertheless, an air duct cleaning service to commercial properties is easy if you hire a NADCA-certified technician since they are knowledgeable about this kind of cleaning.

Do You Use Chemicals to Clean Air Ducts?

No, we do not use chemicals in providing air duct cleaning services. We only need vacuums, brushes, and other professional equipment to complete the job. If there are rats or living and dead organisms in the HVAC systems and ductwork, this is the time that chemicals are needed.

Will an Air Duct Cleaning Service Make My Home Messy?

This cleaning service will not make your home messy. Hiring professionals ensure that your home will be tidy after the service is done. Moreover, they know how to utilize negative air pressure, ensure that air ducts are completely clean, and seal grills and areas with issues. They also do these carefully so that you and your family will not be disturbed.

Is It Okay to Stay In My House While My Air Ducts Are Being Cleaned?

Yes, it is okay to stay in your house during the air duct cleaning process. However, you should keep in mind that some cleaning equipment can make some disturbing noise. You might need to stay in other parts of your house where this kind of equipment is used.

Do People Suffer from Allergies and Asthma Benefit from Air Duct Cleaning?

Yes, it is helpful because air ducts accumulate contaminants such as dust mites, pollen, dust, and dirt, among many others. They like to inhabit air duct walls. If not treated, they can eventually spread in your house. Cleaning your air ducts eliminates all these contaminants. Since the air quality inside your house is improved, people with allergies or asthma will have a better living condition.

What Are the Ways To Get An Estimate or Book a Schedule?

There are 2 ways you can reach out to us. First, you can call us on the phone. Second, you can go to our website and fill out the form on the Contact Us page. We will call you back within 1 hour during the office period.

Will There Be a Reduction in Energy Bills If I Have My HVAC Systems and Air Ducts Cleaned?

For these systems to function well, maintaining and cleaning them are very important. If your air conditioner or parts of your furnace are dirty, your HVAC systems need to work more so that air can get to your home. As a result, more energy is used. When you avail of our air duct cleaning service, we also include the coil and other sensitive parts in cleaning to ensure your system is in tip-top shape.

Are There Preparations Needed Before Air Duct Cleaning Professionals Work In My Home?

You just need to make sure that our team can easily access the vents and areas around your HVAC. If the room is messy, we ask you to clean it first or move furniture that can block the work area.

How Do I Know If My Air Ducts Were Properly Cleaned?

What you can do is request the technician to show and explain to you the cleaning process. You can also check your registers by removing the cover and using a flashlight. You should see that there is no debris or dirt right after cleaning.

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