It’s always recommended that you hire a professional company to help you in cleaning the air ducts. While this is the case you need to be careful when hiring the company. Some of the things that you need to do include:
Fly-by-night companies use scare tactics in order to extort money from clients. For example, they tell their clients that their ducts have mold or other toxic substances which causes a lot of anxiety and worry moosegazete. In most cases the claims are false and they are only meant to rip you off. If you come across such a company you should not work with it.
NACDA members have strict industry standards and are very professional in their working. In addition to this, all of the companies employ certified Air system cleaning specialists (ASCS) which ensures that your cleaning will be done professionally without any problems. To know the companies that are listed you only need to visit the NACDA website.
Before you hire a company you should research it and if it’s not listed you should not work with it.
HVAC cleaning is expensive and it’s done only on special houses. A good company will first inspect your house and recommend complete cleaning if necessary. To come up with the conclusion it should be able to point out where debris has built up and is visible to the human eye.
For example, the company should remove the floor register and take a look at any debris that has accumulated.
A good company will also know the right tools to work with. For example, the company will not use a big hose in your duct work as this will destroy the ducts. To ensure that the company does the right thing, you should have a checklist of the things that need to be done.
These are some of the cautionary things that you need to do to ensure that you are safe when working with an air duct cleaning company. In addition to reducing contaminants and providing your home with better indoor air quality, cleaning your air ducts aids in saving you energy.
According to the U.S department of energy, having your air ducts cleaned aids in saving 25-40% of your energy. It saves energy by ensuring that the system doesn’t work hard in maintaining comfortable temperature