When they begin to produce dust inside the home or around the air vents, it is time to have your air ducts cleaned. Other events may also push the decision to have your air ducts cleaned, such as a recent renovation, mold in the air ducts, or pests. When the time comes to have your air ducts cleaned, you may have a lot of questions about the process and need. King Ray Air Duct Cleaning would like to cover some of the most frequently asked questions and the answers.
Why Do Air Ducts Need To Be Cleaned?
Air ducts get dirty over time. The air ducts also directly affect the indoor air quality of the premises. After each cycle your HVAC system pushes air through the air ducts and into the home. When the HVAC system runs a cycle, whatever is inside your air ducts will be blown into the home. Depending on what is inside your air ducts, your home’s indoor air quality can be affected, triggering allergies and asthma attacks. Another reason why it is important to have your air ducts cleaned is to promote a healthier HVAC system. You will want to get the dust and other contaminants out to reduce the amount of dust that will get into the HVAC system. Your Air Filters will also last longer.
How Long Does Air Duct Cleaning Take?
How long it may take to clean your air ducts will depend on a number of different factors. The size of your home is a major one. The larger the home, the more ductwork there is to clean. Larger homes can even have multiple units and air duct systems as well. Another consideration is what is inside the air duct. Dust is fast and easy to clean, but if there is mold or pest waste then it will take longer to clean your air ducts. On average, air duct cleaning can take about two to four hours. To get a better idea how long your air duct system will take to clean, simply ask your air duct cleaning service. They will have a close estimate on how long it will take.
How Much Does it Cost to Have Air Ducts Cleaned?
Each company will slightly vary on how much they will charge, and some companies will even do discount and accept coupons for air duct cleaning. To determine how much your air ducts will cost to clean will also depend on the size of the air duct system and the number of HVAC units you have. So if you are calling around to see how much a company charges for air duct cleaning, you may be pretty frustrated as you will not get a clear answer. Often you will need to count up the air vents in your home. The number of units most homes will have is one to two units. When asking for a quote you will need to be able to tell them how many units, and air vents you have and any additional cleaning needs, such as mold. Afterward they can better provide you a quote on how much your air ducts will cost to clean.
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These are a few of the common questions asked of air duct cleaning technicians. If you need your air ducts or dryer vents cleaned, contact King Ray Air Duct Cleaning today.