Air Duct Pro

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What Are The Health Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning?

Research has indicated that heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems act as a contaminant collection source. These contaminants include fungi, bacteria, dust particles, allergens, and other materials.

Q: Will air duct cleaning reduce our home energy bills?

Research by the U.S. EPA has demonstrated that HVAC system cleaning may allow systems to run more efficiently by removing debris from sensitive mechanical components. Clean, efficient systems are less likely to break down, have a longer life span, and generally operate more effectively than dirty systems.

Q: How should a residential HVAC system be cleaned?

All air duct cleaning services should follow the "source removal method”. This method requires that the entire HVAC system be put under negative pressure while a technician loosens all contaminants in each vent. The contaminants are removed via negative pressure through a closed system, ensuring no dirt gets into your home.

Q: Is Sanitizer Necessary to Duct Cleaning?

Sanitizer is not always recommended for application in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. We use EnviroCon which is Specific to the HVAC industry, and is highly effective in eliminating odor-causing microorganisms as well as those associated with mold, mildew and bacterial growth.

Q: How often should the ducts be cleaned?

A Deep cleaning should be performed every 5 years and up. Customers who have the following might also want to consider more frequent cleanings: Pets that shed high amounts of hair and dander Water contamination or damage Residents with allergies or asthma After home renovations or remodeling Prior to occupancy of a new home

Q: How long does a typical air duct cleaning take?

We ask for at least 1-2 hours in your home so that we can ensure that our expert technicians have provided the best air duct cleaning service

Q: Why should I choose Air Duct Pros ?

We're able to identify the key sources of discomfort, indoor air quality, and energy waste in your home. We're then able to target the areas with the greatest return on investment so you get the greatest home improvement for the best value.

Q: Why do I need to have my air ducts cleaned?

According to the EPA, indoor air can be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air. The benefits of a freshly cleaned air duct sytem include: (1) Cleaner, fresher and healthier air inside your home or office (2) Home and office furnishings will stay cleaner longer (3) Mechanical units will perform more efficiently when coils and blowers are cleaned which means energy and money savings for you.

Q: Will your equipment damage my air ducts?

Absolutely not. While our equipment is designed to be aggressive at removing debris from your air system, it is also gentle enough so that it does not damage your air ducts.

Q: How much does it cost?

For residential customers, We offer a whole house package for $349 for a single system. We charge $75 for a dryer vent cleaning. For commercial customers, please call for a price quote.

Q: How will you clean my air ducts?

The method is negative air cleaning or the "push-pull method". This method of air duct cleaning involves putting the air system under negative pressure, disturbing the debris inside the ducts and collecting it in one place.

Q: Is the process messy?

Absolutely not. All of powered equipment is located outside, so the dirt is pulled to the machine outside and out of your home. Our procedures are designed to protect your home and furnishings from dust/dirt and we always leave the home cleaner then when we arrived.

Q: How long does it take?

It typically takes 1-2 hours per air system with a 2 man crew (residential customers).

Q: How often should my air ducts be cleaned?

It is recommended to have your home's air system cleaned every 3-5 years. For commercial customers, we recommend a thorough cleaning every 2 years.

Q: Can I be at home while the work is being completed?

Yes. Our machines are located outside and this prevents any debris in your air system from entering the home environment, so you can be home while the work is performed.