Like many homeowners, you could be asking yourself “why should I have my air ducts cleaned? Your ductwork, like any part of the interior, needs occasional cleaning. There are many benefits of doing this periodically.
Let’s just look at four reasons why you should always have your ductwork cleaned.
Do you have a loved one or friend who was the victim of a duct cleaning scam? Don’t think for a second that you won’t fall into their trap. Most of these companies appear to be legit, as they give irresistible offers such as $99 specials. They tend to target ignorant homeowners and desperate ones as well.
So, it’s good to know what you will get before you sign a contract or allow cleaners to walk through your door.
Here are useful tips that can help you avoid scam duct services and professionals.
As a home owner, the cost of cleaning your air ducts is one of those things that’s going to linger in your mind. You may have obtained quotes from various services in your town but you’re’ not convinced you will get your money’s worth or not.
In this post, we’ll delve into the cost of cleaning ducts so that you can have a fairly good idea of how much money you’ll have to set aside for this task.
If you’ve ever hired a company to service or upgrade your home, you know the process usually involves calling and getting price quotes from at least 3 companies that you’ve vetted online, or been referred to. It doesn’t matter what the type of project, be it plumbing work, remodeling, or even air duct cleaning. But no company worth their salt should be giving you over the phone estimates. If you’re one of those people who wants to minimize foot traffic in your house by requesting phone estimates, you should expect it to be inaccurate, or a low-ball/incomplete estimate.
Many companies are happy to give over the phone estimates, but they typically use them as a way to get in the caller’s home by quoting a low price, then after getting inside your home, will jack up the price to an “accurate” figure. And some air duct cleaning companies are no different.
If you’re concerned with the energy efficiency of your home, it would be a good idea to make sure your heating and air conditioning system stays in good working order and continually operates at peak efficiency. Afterall, the HVAC system is like the lungs of your home, and many people don’t realize this, but heating and air conditioning accounts for roughly 50% of your home’s energy usage.
Knowing the various components of your system can go a long way toward helping you maintain it. Every HVAC system is made up of 8 main parts.