Frequently asked questions?
Typically duct cleaning should be done approximately every 3 to 5 years. However, if a renovation is done or if you have an insect or pest infestation duct cleaning should be done as soon as possible. If there are pets that shed a lot in the home, or if there is someone living in the home with severe allergies or respiratory issues you may want to do the duct cleaning more frequently. Homes with Hi-velocity systems need to be cleaned less frequently.
While this can vary from house to house depending on how difficult the setup is, the amount of dust and debris accumulation in the ducts. Also, by the number of technicians doing the duct cleaning. For an average size home, you should expect the process to take between 2-4 hours.
We would need access to all your supply vents and intake vents in the house along with the duct work in your furnace room.
While duct cleaning is a dusty job, by covering, closing / sealing you vents while the vacuum is creating negative air, we can prevent dust from blowing back into the house if the duct work is installed properly.
The short answer is yes, if performed by untrained professionals damage could be done to your duct work and HVAC system. DO NOT hire any telemarketers or any companies that tells you they can clean your HVAC system for $100-$200.
The most common size filter width is 1 inch these filters should typically be changed every 2-3 months. for larger filters 4,5,6-inch width filters should be changed every 4-6 months to allow proper filtration and air flow distribution.
Yes, by vacuuming, dusting and moping your home and keeping around your furnace clean you can limit the amount of dust being pulled into your duct work also prolonging how frequently you may need to perform a professional air duct cleaning service?
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