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What to Look For in an Air Duct Cleaner

Air duct cleaning is a relatively modern industry that exploded in the United States alone, in the 21st century, as a $4 trillion a year industry. Some have welcomed air duct cleaning as a helpful service while others have opposed the service as a waste of time and resources. More than likely, however, people who have different points of view for and against the service are both right in one way or another on this topic and in this article I will discuss why I think both sides raise important and very valid points that you as a customer should consider. In this article I will cover various methods of air duct cleaning and clarify what these methods are, I will clarify credentials so that you will better understand who the companies are and who they serve and lastly I will address the popular scams that are out there so that you as a customer will avoid being caught up in such scams to increase the possibility of having a good service. To learn more about the Mouritz airconditioning perth 

The two most popular methods for cleaning air ducts are the “touch washing” method and the “power vacuum air wash” method for washing air ducts. The method of contact cleaning in air duct cleaning includes using shop vac type equipment to maintain continuous contact throughout the cleaning process between the vacuum hose and the work surface of the duct. Generally speaking the companies that use this type of cleaning pay less money for their services, since they know they are limited on what dirt, dust and debris they can actually pull out of the air ducts and are usually on your home to conduct the service for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Usually there is no advantage to an air duct cleaning service when this cleaning method is done, but it can be helpful if the actual vent boots were full of building debris or dog food or something and you didn’t feel like cleaning the vent boots and wanted to just have a cheap service provider out to do the job for you instead. Now, in air duct cleaning the power vacuum air washing method requires the use of expensive powerful equipment to enable a technician to thoroughly clean the entire HVAC system. The vacuum hose is usually 8-12 “in diameter and is mounted in the main trunk line to deliver a deep and strong vacuum into the entire air duct system.

No kidding, every ventilation in the house would have a powerful vacuum pulling hard off any ventilation in the house for a perfect negative air containment, which disallows any cross contamination of dirt discharges in the house to occur during the cleaning process! The vacuum machines could be rated 220 volt HEPA negative air machines, gas powered machines or diesel powered machines to produce a powerful enough v

It is important that the entire air duct system is cleaned, because if any debris and/or pollution exists in the system, then the missed debris and/or pollution will recirculate again and re-contaminate the air duct system as though nothing had ever been done after the air duct cleaning has been completed.