FAQ: Advanced Air Duct Cleaning San Antonio
Will Duct Cleaning help my allergies?
Cleaning your air ducts helps the majority of people concerning allergies and asthma. When you clean your ducts, you removed years of pollen, dust, debris and other allergens that have been trapped in your air ducts system. Often, at the A/C coils where condensation collects there can be mold and bacteria so people frequently notice a reduction in just mold and bacteria thus the relief of allergies and asthma.
Will air duct cleaning help me save on my energy bills?
Yes, air duct cleaning can help you save energy the largest investment has been 11% is estimate when you have a dirty air coil and dirty air ducts. It would not be sensible to expect 11% saving, unless you have a very dirty HVAC unit and dirty ducts.
How long should it take to clean a usual residential HVAC system?
The amount of time it take to clean a residential HVAC system depends on many variables such as the size of the home, the number of systems, the amount of the contamination and the number of HVAC cleaners performing the job. Most residential HVAC system cleaning takes 4-8 hours.
Why should air ducts be cleaned?
Studies have shown that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outside air. Most disposable filters remove about 15% of these pollutants allowing 85% to enter the air system, even during the construction of a new home. The pollutant contains dust, pollen, mold spores, animal dander and much more. These material collect in the furnace, air conditioner and duct surfaces, just a as they do on the furniture and floor surfaces. The furniture and floor are cleaned regularly but the ducts surfaces are concealed from view and can only be reached by specialized duct cleaning equipment.
How do you know if your HVAC system was cleaned properly?
The best way to decide if an HVAC system was efficiently cleaned is to perform a visual inspection of the system before and after cleaning. The cleaning contractor should be able to allow you enough access to visually inspect the system. Make sure the contractor has installed enough access panels in the ducts to reach the entire system. Heating ventilation and conditioning HVAC system have been shown to act as a source for a variety of contaminants that have the potential to affect health, such as mold, fungi, bacteria, and very small particles of dust. The removal of such contaminants from the HVAC system can improve indoor air quality.