Why clean your air ducts? The air you breathe circulates through the dirt, debris and contaminates in the air ducts.
A five year study by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that indoor air pollutant levels exceed outdoor levels by 200-500%.
Research by the EPA and Louisiana State University (LSU) showed that removal of air duct debris can improve the air flow of HVAC systems by as much as 20 percent.
What are the benefits of duct cleaning? Reduce Allergens Reduce contaminates Lower Energy Bills Extend the life of your HVAC system
How much time is required to clean a residential duct system? Most homes can be properly cleaned in three to fours hours. The time may vary depending on the size of the home, accessibility and type of system.
Are chemicals used in the process? After properly cleaning your system, an anti-microbial agent may be applied to the interior surface. These sanitizers should only be applied with the customer's approval. In addition, they should be registered with the EPA for use in HVAC systems.
What is NADCA? National Air Duct Cleaners Association members sign a Code of Ethics stating they will protect the consumer and follow NADCA standards for cleaning to the best of their ability. All NADCA members must have a certified Air System Cleaning specialist on staff. Passing the NADCA certification exam demonstrates extensive knowledge of HVAC design and cleaning methods. For more information, visit the NADCA website.
How much does duct cleaning cost? The EPA states that residential cleaning duct cleaning can range in cost from $300 to $2000 per system.