Why should you clean your air ducts?
Throughout normal everyday living we generate a great deal of contaminants and air pollutants in our homes such as dander, dust and chemicals. All these contaminants get pulled into the HVAC system and can be recirculated 5-7 times a day through the home. Over time all these contaminants build up in the homes duct work. The air being pushed through the duct work picks up these contaminants and blows them back into your environment.
What type of tools are used to clean air ducts?
Many types of tools and equipment are used to successfully clean an HVAC unit. We will break down these tools into several categories to easily explain them. The following are some the common types of tools used by Precision Air Duct Cleaning on HVAC systems. Please note that this is not a complete list of of tools we carry.
8 tips to help you avoid air duct cleaning scams.
BEWARE of air duct cleaning scams! Over the years, hundreds of homeowners have issued complaints with the Better Business Bureau, all of which ended up being very similar to one another. Once inside the customer’s home, the technicians would mislead them into paying hundreds or thousands of dollars in additional work. Many were told that they had dangerous mold. Others had their homes unnecessarily flooded with noxious chemicals. All were scammed into paying hundreds more than the advertised price of $49.95.
Unfortunately, these scammers make business difficult for the good faith companies. So it’s important to know that not all air duct cleaning companies are a scam. Here are 8 tips to help you avoid an air duct cleaning scam.
The truth about dust mites.
Most people are disgusted, even insulted to hear that their homes are infested with dust mites. There could be anywhere from 100,000 to hundreds of millions of dust mites living throughout your home. Living in/on your beds, bedding, couches, chairs, carpets, air ducts, etc… Like all living things, dust mites need food, water and shelter to survive, but they are not too picky so they live just about anywhere.
It’s scary what could be lurking in your air ducts!
Ever taken a look inside your air ducts? It would shock most people to see what is found in some air ducts.