Improve Indoor Air Quality with Regular Air Duct Cleaning
What’s in the air you are breathing? When we are outside it is difficult to control what we breathe but in many cases the air in our homes is much worse. The good news is indoor air pollution is one risk that you can do something about with regular air duct cleaning.
• 97% of homes have indoor air quality issues.
• Dirty coils and ducts use as much as 30% more energy than clean ones.
• The EPA ranks indoor air pollution among the top five health risks.
Although this page is all about Air Duct Cleaning & Dryer Vent Cleaning, we welcome the opportunity to bid special projects that may not be listed here.
Watch the Video: Air Duct Cleaning using a portable system with the suction hose located directly behind the spinning brush. The soft bristles of the brush work perfectly to dislodge dirt & debris. The machine has a clutch style drive system that protects the ductwork from damage as it cleans.
The Air Duct Cleaning Process – Take a Breath of Fresh Air
Our air duct cleaning process is state-of-the-art with successful results — customer after customer. We deploy advanced air duct cleaning technology with the only self-contained method that simultaneously brushes and vacuums the debris. Dirt is brushed loose inside the air duct and immediately swept up by powerful dual vacuums that are fitted with HEPA filters to make sure the air is free of pollen, animal dander, dustmites and other harmful bacteria. Highly trained duct cleaners ensure the job is done right. Our Vancouver Washington and Portland Oregon Air Duct Cleaning customers literally go to sleep breathing better!
Customers who should have their air ducts cleaned
- Customers with allergies will benefit from having their air ducts cleaned. It really helped my Daughter & I with our allergies!
- Customers who have problems with excessive dust on furniture. We really noticed less dusting was required for months after the duct cleaners did their job.
- Customers whose heating vents have dust around the corners.
- Customers whose heating vents have obvious debris inside.
- People with pets may wish to have air duct cleaning done more often.
- New Construction. During the building of the home, the heat system is exposed to all types of contaminants. Often the heat system is used to dry out the sheetrock mud, speeding up the process for the painters, and sucking all the sheetrock debris thru the heating system. Trained duct cleaners can help!
- New homeowners or tenants. You never know what pets, habits, allergens, etc the previous owner/tenant may have introduced to the heating system. Small kids drop food down floor vents, then you breathe the mold spores. It is very common for air vent cleaning customers to have their vents cleaned before moving in to a new home.
- Customers who have a new furnace installed, but are reusing their existing duct work. It’s a shame to run a brand new furnace and suck all the old nasties into it! Many heating companies hire us to perfom air duct cleaning services.
- Our customers living off gravel roads. The excessive dust will greatly shorten the life span of your homes heating system. Rural customers often have duct cleaning services performed more often.
Dryer Lint Buildup is Actually a Pretty Big Deal
A little searching in any major search engine for Dryer Vent Cleaning Portland Oregon or Dryer Vent Cleaning Vancouver Washington should bring up all kinds of articles regarding fires caused by Dryer lint buildup. Dryer vents should be at LEAST cleaned annually. There is a very obvious fire hazard, your Dryer will wear out prematurely and of course your clothes will not dry as quickly with a clogged dryer vent. People often don’t realize their dryer vent cleaning needs to be done until they are completely clogged or their clothes will no longer dry. The lint buildup is gradual and may not always be noticed. Almost always customers comment on how much faster their clothes dry after we are completed with our Dryer Vent cleaning service. We clean the dryer vent from both sides, which is somewhat rare. Most companies offering dryer vent cleaning do a mediocre job and only clean the dryer vent from the outside, never entering the home. This always leaves at least some lint buildup in the duct near the dryer connection. We completely disconnect the dryer from the duct, vacuum the back of the dryer itself and all around the laundry room floor. Clean your Dryer Vent now and reduce fire hazard in your home. Of course we catch the lint trap too, leaving the customer with a “Fresh Start”.
Most apartment complexes have their dryer vents cleaned out at least annually. Because apartment dryer duct cleaning notably reduces fire hazard, in many cases apartment dryer vent cleaning must be done to meet insurance requirements. If you are a tenant in an apartment complex, be sure to request that all of the dryer vents in the complex are cleaned at least annually. Our duct cleaners are in & out in less than an hour in most cases. Fires from excessive dryer lint buildup from your neighbor can quickly spread to your home as well! Dryer vent cleaning is very affordable, and group rates may apply to apartment complexes. We specialize in apartment dryer vent cleaning Portland Oregon, Vancouver Washington and all surrounding areas. We do however perform apartment dryer vent cleaning thru out Oregon & Washington, and offer very competitive rates with very reasonable charges, often coming in considerably lower with our pricing and always providing top tier service.
Commercial Air Duct Cleaning
We offer Commercial Air Duct Cleaning services in Vancouver Washington & Portland Oregon Metro and surrounding areas for Motel / Hotel laundry air vent cleaning. Laundry mat air vent cleaning. Laundry facilities located within RV parks or Campgrounds. Other air duct cleaning services include preschools & daycares, the parents will greatly appreciate their children breathing clean air, and you can proudly display a certificate from us showing the Air Ducts have been cleaned & sanitized. Many convenience stores/gas stations, clothing stores, candy shops and other retail business’s that sell to the public from a facility employ our professional air duct cleaning services. Other services include Gyms & Fitness Centers, Dining areas, Office’s, showrooms and more. Show your customers you care by giving them clean air!
“Ask our Technicians to clean the Bathroom Vents while on site. The cleanliness of the restroom is one of the strongest impressions a customer will get, make sure it’s a positive impression!”
Many of our air duct cleaning competitors are also Carpet Cleaners. Their carpet cleaning vacuums can be somewhat modified to perform Air Duct Cleaning. We believe we are a much better choice for our Vancouver Washington & Portland Oregon customers. Most carpet cleaners do not have much if any knowledge of duct work or ventilation. We come from a background specializing in Ventilation & Duct Repair. If our Vent Cleaning crews find a problem with your homes duct work, they can repair small problems themselves or schedule one of our qualified technicians to come out. Our air vent cleaning technicians are trained to look for potential problems in your duct work, helping you avoid costly failures down the road.
Additionally, we offer an antibacterial air fogger. Most of our vent cleaning competitors push this heavily and use a strong lemon scent so the customer “Can tell something was done….”. Our antibacterial solution is unscented and 100% environmentally friendly. A small 110 volt machine pressurizes the pre-mixed solution into a fine mist, then the furnaces blower fan pulls the mist thru the duct work. Very similar to sanitizing a counter-top. Our duct cleaners will never pressure customers, but the antibacterial fogger is recommended for people with allergies, pets or and situation in which their heating system duct work may have mold or bacteria present. Air Duct Cleaning Vancouver Washington & Air Duct Cleaning Portland Oregon customers have often told us this has helped with their allergies, and from personal experience it did help with my own allergies.
Our customers all agree that scheduled air duct cleaning has been noticeably beneficial. Furnace filters last longer and heating systems avoid premature failure. The amount of dust in your home is reduced. Our clients can sleep soundly without any worry of a dryer duct fire caused by excessive lint buildup. Your customers can breathe easier knowing your facility has taken advantage of our very affordable services.
We use a very simple and easy to understand per air vent pricing structure for our air duct cleaning services in Vancouver Washington, Portland Oregon and surrounding areas. A quick walk around your home to count all of the air vents will allow us to give you a firm quote with no hidden fees when you call to schedule your air duct cleaning. If you do miss an air vent in your count, don’t worry, our per air vent cleaning pricing is very low!
Air Duct Cleaning FAQ
A: The $99 air duct cleaning specials are a scam some less reputable duct cleaners use to get their foot in the door! If it sounds too good to be true, it is.
A: We use portable air duct cleaning machines. They have powerful duel vacuum motors attached to an industrial strength vacuum hose with a braided steel cable routed inside. The brush’s can be quickly exchanged to ensure the proper size is being used on the air ducts. The brushes knock debris loose as the powerful vacuum sucks it up directly behind the brush.
A: The costs is based on the number of heating supply ducts and cold air returns in your home. Very simple to understand per vent pricing with zero hidden fees. Count the vents in your home and give us a call for a free quote!
A: We try to leave every home cleaner than upon our arrival.
A: We recommend annually, but if you have allergies, pets or other conditions you may have air duct cleaning done twice a year.
A: It depends on how many air ducts you have in your home, but on average 2-4 hours.
A: Yes! Dryer fires are actually the number one cause of home fires in America. Dryer vent cleaning is very affordable, especially if combined with whole house air duct cleaning.
A: Our air duct cleaning machines have soft rubber wheels made to be safe on any surface. We have had a problem a few times removing built in floor registers on hardwood floors, so just to be safe please attempt to remove all of your floor vents before calling for air duct cleaning services.
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