What is Air Duct Cleaning?

Air duct cleaning is when various heating and cooling system components in forced air system are thoroughly cleaned. These components include the supply and return air ducts and registers, grills and diffusers, heat exchangers heating and cooling coils, condensate drain pans (drip pans), the fan motor and the air handling unit housing.

How much does a new filter cost?

Between $35 – $150 depending on what type of filter.

Do your technicians have training or schooling?

Hiring untrained technicians is not an option for Air Duct Cleaning. Our technicians are certified and well-trained to provide you with efficient service. Many companies in the industry fail to train their technicians, and it shows. Don’t settle for less, hire the best!

Is it that necessary to have my air ducts cleaned?

It is very important to keep these units clean as possible for the following reasons:

1) Your family will breathe cleaner, healthier air.

2) It reduces the dust and dirt in your home, reduces indoor air pollution in your home or business.

3) It improves the efficiency of your heating and cooling system, and saves you money.

4) It Is STRONGLY recommended by the American Lung Association, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Indoor Air Quality association.

Does Air-Duct cleaning has a life span?

It actually does. Cleaning your air ducts is like washing your windows; they will stay clean for a period of time, but eventually they get dirty again. Over time, debris and indoor air pollution that travels through your house gets into your ductwork. This expedites the creation of harmful mold, mildew, bacteria and fungus. The EPA has found that on an average 10,000 households, indoor air is 37 percent more polluted than the air outside.

How often should I have my furnace and ductwork cleaned and inspected?

While other air duct cleaning companies will tell you to do this annually,  Air Duct Cleaning will work with you to determine how often it is really necessary to clean your HVAC ductwork. We base this on your family’s health concerns and the environment you live in.

Is the work done by Air Duct Cleaning guaranteed?

Yes! All services provided by  Air Duct Cleaning Los Angeles are guaranteed up for a year. If you are dissatisfied for any reason feel free to call us and let us know!

How long will it take to clean my air system?

There are a variety of factors that affect the time required to clean an air system, but a basic cleaning averages for unit and up to 10 vents takes 4-5 hours with additional time required for upgraded services.

How much does it cost to clean the HVAC system but not the ducts?

It depends on what needs to be cleaned (or the blower, the heater or coil, plenum box, or if filter needs to be changed) but it can be between $190 and up.

Will your equipment damage my air duct?

While our equipment is designed to be aggressive of removing debris from your air duct system, it is also gentle enough so that it does not damage your ducts.

Is the process messy?

All of our vacuum equipment is HEPA-filtered to 99.97% so the dirt stays in the machine and out of your home. Our procedures are designed to protect your home and furnishings from dust/first and we always leave the home cleaner then we arrived.

Can you fix sealing leaks or open areas, and how much would it cost?

It all depends on what needs to be done. When our staff arrives they will give you a full inspection on the condition of your system. They will let you know if the system is working good or if something needs to be done.

Why do I need to have my air ducts cleaned?

According to the EPA, indoor air can be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air. The benefits of a freshly cleaned air duct system include: 1)Cleaner, fresher and healthier air inside your home or office 2) home and office furnishing will stay cleaner longer 3) Mechanical units will perform more efficiently when coils and blowers are cleaned which means energy and money savings for you.

What is the Sick Building Syndrome?

The American Lung Association estimates that we spend 90% of our time indoors. Indoor air pollution can be two to three times more contaminated than outdoor pollution. It’s easy to see how a workplace could be harmful to a person’s health.

The extent of Sick Building Syndrome, and the degree to which workplaces are affected, can be difficult to pin down. Doctors haven’t yet determined what concentration of pollutants is necessary to cause illness, or exactly how they make people sick. Symptoms such as headaches, weariness, nausea, malaise, sneezing, wheezing and rashes may be brought on by chemicals in cleaning supplies, insecticides, and even high concentrations of molds and bacteria caused by standing water, or they could simply be signs of flu, allergies or depression.