Air Duct Cleaning

When it comes to your air ducts, what goes around comes around. Dust. Pet hair. Pollen. Your child’s missing toy. It’s amazing what ends up in your air ducts. And these pollutants not only reduce the efficiency of your heating and cooling system, they can also contaminate the air you and your family breathe. Dirty ducts can effect your families health including sinus problems, allergies and respiratory infections.
Carpet Restorations Plus, Inc.’s expert air duct cleaning technicians complete a thorough process to remove these unwanted house guests from your entire ventilation system to improve the air circulating through your home. When the job is finished, they will leave your home as they found it, with no mess for you to clean up.

Are there any health benefits that come from HVAC system cleaning?

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems have been shown to act as a collection source for a variety of contaminations that have the potential to affect heath, such as mold, fungi, bacteria, and very small particles of dust. The removal of such contaminants from the HVAC system and home should be considered as one component in an overall plan to improve indoor air quality.

Will HVAC system 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 dirtysystems. How should a residential HVAC system be cleaned? The most effective way to clean air ducts and ventilation systems is to employ Source Removal methods of cleaning. This requires a contractor to place the system under negative pressure, through the use of a specialized, powerful vacuum. While the vacuum draws air through the system,devices are inserted into the ducts to dislodge any debris that might be stuck to interior surfaces. The debris can then travel down the ducts to the vacuum, which removes it from the system and the home.

How often should residential HVAC systems be cleaned?

Frequency of cleaning depends on several factors, not the least of which is the preference of the home owner to consider more frequent cleaning includes: smokers in the household Pets that shed high amounts of hair and dander. Water contamination or damage to the home or HVAC system. Residents with allergies or asthma who might benefit from a reduction in the amount of indoor air pollutants in the home’s HVAC system. After home renovations or remodeling. Prior to occupancy of a new home.

How long should it take to clean a typical residential HVAC system?

The amount of time it takes to clean a residential HVAC system depends on many variables such as the size of the home, the number of systems, the extent of the contamination and the number of HVAC cleaners performing the job. Ask at least two contractors to inspect your system and give you a time estimate for your particular system. This will give you a general idea of how long the job should take as well as an idea of how thoroughly the contractor plans to do the job.

How can we determine if the HVAC system cleaning was effective?

The best way to determine if the HVAC system cleaning was effective is to perform a visual inspection of the system before and after cleaning. If any dust or debris can be seen during the visual inspection using a flash light and mirror, a professional cleaning contractor should be able to allow you better access to system components and perhaps the use of specialized inspection tools. In addition, following this post-cleaning check list can help to ensure a top quality job.

What are sanitizers, and why would they need to be used?

Sanitizers are anti-microbial chemicals applied to the interior surface of the air ducts, designed to control microbial contamination.Before any sanitizers are used, the system should be thoroughly cleaned. It is critical that any anti-microbial treatment used in your system be EPA registered for the intended use in HVAC systems. Dryer, Vent Cleaning starts at $35.00. This will greatly improve the efficiency of your dryer, using less energy and time to dry your clothes.