FAQs Duct Cleaning

I would like to know how much the duct cleaning is going to cost ?

For a free Quote I need to know how many duct outlets you have in your home and where they are located, floor or ceiling, where the gas heating unit is. Eg. outside on the side of the house, under he house, in the cupboard or in the ceiling.

How should a residential HVAC system be cleaned?

The most effective way to clean air ducts and ventilation systems is to employ Source Removal methods of cleaning. This requires a contractor to place the system under negative pressure, through the use of a specialized, powerful vacuum. While the vacuum draws air through the system, devices are inserted into the ducts to dislodge any debris that might be stuck to interior surfaces. The debris can then travel down the ducts to the vacuum, which removes it from the system and the home.

How often should I get my ducts cleaned ?

Approximately every 2 yrs This is only a guide.

How often should residential HVAC systems be cleaned?

Typically, HVAC systems should be inspected for cleaning around
every 5 years. Frequency of cleaning depends on several factors.
Some of the things that may lead a home owner to consider more
frequent cleaning include:
• Smokers in the household.
• Pets that shed high amounts of hair and dander.
• Water contamination or damage to the home or HVAC system.
• Residents with allergies or asthma who might benefit from a
reduction in the amount of indoor air pollutants in the home’s
HVAC system.
• After home renovations or remodeling.
• Prior to occupancy of a new home.

How long does the duct cleaning take ?

Estimated Time on the job is between 1½ To 2½ Hrs.

What is a normal price range for an air duct cleaning service?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that “duct cleaning services typically – but not always – range in cost from $450 to $1,000 per heating and cooling system, depending on the services offered, the size of the system to be cleaned, system accessibility, climactic region, and level of contamination” and type of duct material.

Is Tea Tree Oil Safe to use ?

Yes, Tea Tree Oil is safe, it contains natural germicides.

What about companies that offer whole house duct cleaning for around $99?

Consumers should be aware of “blow-and-go” air duct cleaning companies. These companies often charge a nominal fee and do a poor job of cleaning the heating and cooling system. These companies may also employ “bait-and-switch” techniques by persuading the consumer into unneeded services.

When is the best time to clean my ducts ?

Any time of the year or when it’s convenient for you.

Can you do carbon monoxide testing?

Yes, we do have the required equipment and knowledge at Squeaky Green Clean to do the carbon monoxide testing for your heating unit. We very well know that carbon monoxide is a lethal gas and could be devastating for you and your family. Therefore, we provide this test to ensure that your system is working perfectly fine. Just give us a call and we will check it for you.