At Kettle Valley Duct Cleaners, we field a lot of questions from our clients regarding HVAC cleaning. Some of the more common questions, and their answers, are listed below. If you don’t find the answer to your question, don’t hesitate to contact us – we’re more than happy to help!

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

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, by their nature of moving air, collect a variety of contaminants that can affect the health of your family or employees, including dust and bacteria. Regularly cleaning your systems will improve indoor air quality.

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

Kettle Valley Duct Cleaners performs a visual inspection of your system before and after cleaning.

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

The size of your home and extent of your systems determines how long cleaning will take. Kettle Valley Duct Cleaning can give you a time estimate once we’ve seen your system.

How often should residential HVAC systems be cleaned?

While regular maintenance is recommended, there are factors that may require cleaning your system more or less frequent, including:

  • Smokers in the household
  • Pets that shed large amounts of hair or dander
  • Water contamination or damage to the home or HVAC system
  • Residents with allergies or asthma who require cleaner air
  • Home renovations or remodeling
  • Moving into a new home

How should a residential HVAC be cleaned?

Professional HVAC cleaners use source removal methods in which they use specialized vacuums to pull dust and dirt from the system. The contractor will also knock loose debris that is stuck to interior surfaces, providing a completely cleaned system.

What is the normal price range for the air duct cleaning service?

The cost of HVAC cleaning, as with the time, depends on the size of the house and extent of the system. Industry averages are between $200 and $1,000, but your system could be more or less.

What kind of equipment is best for cleaning: truck-mounted or portable vacuums?

While truck-mounted equipment is more powerful, portable vacuums offer greater mobility. Properly used, both technologies deliver to National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) standards.

All vacuums must be attached to a collection device, and systems that exhaust indoors must have a HEPA filter.

Will HVAC system cleaning reduce our home energy bills?

Heating and cooling systems are proven to operate more efficiently when clean. Not only will cleaning save on energy costs, but it will also increase the lifespan of your system.

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