1How would I know that I need to get my air ducts cleaned?
If dust and debris is built up around the registers of the return vents of the home, it is definitely time to have your duct work cleaned. Take a quick look inside one of your vents by opening the register and placing a flashlight to see if there is any buildup of dirt.
2Would it be worthwhile to get a central ventilation system installed?
Would it be worthwhile to get a central ventilation system installed?
Definitely, managing your heating and cooling centrally is often cheaper and definitely less maintenance. Just call us once a year to do basic tune up and inspection and a thorough clean-up for efficient use.
3Should I do when I begin to smell fumes from my vents?
What should I do when I begin to smell fumes from my vents?
Your air duct system is powered by electricity. However, gas generates the heat from your furnace that allows the air to flow through the vents. The smell of fumes can often mean that you may have a gas leak inside your system which can be an extremely harmful situation. You should definitely check that out as soon as possible.
4How long will the maintenance process take place?
How long will the maintenance process take place?
Usually, the process of an inspection and the full cleaning of the work takes between 45 minutes to an hour per furnace unit. It may take longer if mold or mildew are present in the system.
5How often should I clean my air ducts?
How often should I clean my air ducts? Different companies will provide different answers to this important question. At Clean Air Solutions, we always recommend getting your system cleaned annually. This will ensure the buildup does not result in the growth of mold, mildew, and bacteria which would be more difficult to clean and more expensive to fix.
6Would I have to wait before using my air ducts once they're cleaned?
How often should I clean my air ducts?
Would I have to wait before using my air ducts once they're cleaned?
No! Once our team leaves the home, you can start up your HVAC system right away and expect it to work at greater efficiency. The indoor air quality of your home would be significantly better as well.
7Will cleaning my air ducts interfere with any other system in my home, such as the electrical wiring, plumbing, etc...?
No! Your HVAC system is independent of your other systems in your home. We take the utmost precautions to ensure that your home is left in the same condition as when we arrived. The only difference would be a clean HVAC system and optimal indoor air quality
8Would maintaining my air ducts make my home more energy efficient?
Yes! Build up in your air duct system causes it to work much harder ventilate your home. Just think about a clogged pipe that is partially that has a much smaller opening, requiring a lot more energy to get little water through. The excessively strenuous work would also shorten the life of your HVAC system, causing much greater capital investment in a new system. A clean HVAC system can maintain the temperature in your home without working as hard and requiring significantly less energy, resulting in cost savings and reduced carbon emissions.