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AIR DUCT CLEANING


Heating and cooling system components can become contaminated with pollen, dust, mold, and other debris if not properly installed and maintained. These contaminants may cause allergic reactions in some sensitive people.

Did you know...

Polluted indoor air causes or aggravates 50% of all illnesses?
The fungi and bacteria in air duct systems can affect one out of six allergy sufferers?

Headaches, eye irritations, respiratory infections, asthma attacks, fatigue and the like may be due to dirty air ducts?

Your Ducts May Contain Illness & Allergy Causing Contaminants

Mold • Mildew • Pollen • Smoke
Animal Hair • Insects • Dust Mites • Bacteria

Duct cleaning removes harmful contaminants

What is Air Duct Cleaning?
It is common knowledge that indoor air pollution is getting now more and more serious public attention. The cleaning of different heating and cooling installation components of forced air systems is generally known as duct cleaning. This service includes the supply and return air ducts and registers, diffusers and grilles, condensate drain pans (drip pans), heat exchangers heating and cooling coils, the air handling unit housing, and fan motor and fan housing.

Improper installation, maintenance, and operation of these elements can cause contamination with particles of dust, pollen or other impurities. The moisture in the system usually pollutes the home's living area with mold's spores. Together with dust, pollen or other impurities these spores may cause allergies and other pathological reactions in people breathing the contaminated air.

What Does Duct Cleaning Entail?
Duct cleaning entails cleaning the various heating and cooling system components of forced air systems. These components include the supply and return air ducts and registers, grilles and diffusers, heat exchangers heating and cooling coils, condensate drain pans (drip pans), fan motor and fan housing, and the air handling unit housing. If the decision is made to have the system cleaned, it is important to clean all the components so the system will not become contaminated again by unclean parts.

Signs Ducts Should Be Cleaned
There are several factors that help determine if the duct system should be cleaned. One major factor is mold growth that is visible inside hard surface ducts or on other components of your system. Be aware that although a substance may look like mold, it may not be. Only a laboratory analysis can tell you whether a sample is mold or simply a substance that resembles it. If the air duct insulation is moldy it should be removed and replaced and the cause of the growth corrected before the cleaning occurs.

Other factors include rodent or insect infestation and a clogged system that actually releases contaminants into the home through the registers.


The Home Safety Inspections
Air Duct Cleaning System

Our courteous, insured, professionally trained technicians use the following process:

Our technicians thoroughly pre-inspect your home’s air duct system. You will be informed of the air duct cleaning services needed, and the cost of such service, before any service will be performed.

Our technicians clean all registers/ grilles, and the entire air duct system using a powerful vacuum along with specialized tools. For an additional charge, they will also thoroughly clean the blower and liquid-clean the A Coil.

As needed, areas will be zoned off to ensure that the entire system is cleaned properly.

All dirt and debris is removed to our containment system.

Our experienced technicians will put the air duct system back together and clean up any remaining debris in the work area.

Our methodology follows the guidelines of the National Air Duct Cleaning Association (NADCA).

Other related services are available for an additional charge, such as air filter replacement, clothes dryer vent cleaning, etc.

 


Certified Mold Inspectors
Alamo, CA (925) 946-2500
License # 020952


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