FAQ2020-10-07T17:03:24+00:00
What is a sanitizer, and how safe is it to use?2020-07-23T17:05:37+00:00

Sanitizer is used mostly in hospitals, nursing homes, and schools to ensure sanitization. It is safe to use and ensures that your ducts are free of harmful components. Sanitizer kills molds, dust, mites, and many other types of bacteria without leaving any residue.

How often is recommended to get my air ducts cleaned?2020-07-23T17:05:57+00:00

It is recommended to clean your air ducts every 3-5 years. You may consider getting your air ducts cleaned sooner if you experience a fire, flood, or any construction in your home also if you have existing respiratory issues.

How much time does getting your air ducts cleaned take?2020-07-23T17:06:20+00:00

This depends on the size and amount of openings you have in your HVAC system. The average house usually takes between 2-3 hours. This amount of time ensures the best results possible.

Do I need to worry about the holes that have been cut and drilled during duct work?2020-07-23T17:06:41+00:00

No, because all the access panels for the vacuum hose will be sealed using specially made sheet metal, patch, and sheet metal screws. Then we will place a silicone bead acting as a seal to ensure that there is no air loss. We have specially manufactured high-pressure dislodger having a plastic cap to access the holes.

Is it possible that dust spreads through the house during cleaning?2020-07-23T17:07:30+00:00

We do our best to ensure dust will not blow through your home. One strategy we use is covering all the vents with tape. Ben’s Air Duct Cleaning has a reliable power vacuum truck so that dust or dirt is removed from ducts directly into our truck. Our priority is to maintain constant negative pressure throughout the cleaning process to ensure a clean floor when finished.

Why is it necessary to clean air ducts?2020-07-23T17:07:49+00:00

Over time pollen, dust, animal fur, construction debri, ect will gather in your duct system. This circulates through your home but also affects your heating and cooling systems that help maintain a comfortable home temperature.

Will cleaning your air ducts less the burden of household work?2020-07-23T17:08:14+00:00

Cleaning your air ducts helps remove filth and dirt that gets tracked on your feet along with airborne particles. It creates a cleaner home environment with less dust and dirt which means less clean up.

Can we save money cleaning our air ducts?2020-07-23T17:08:37+00:00

Cleaning your air ducts helps reduce energy costs and puts less stress on your system to maintain an average temperature within your home. It cuts the workflow of your system by 35%.

Can cleaning your air ducts lessen allergies and asthma?2020-07-23T17:08:58+00:00

Having dirty air ducts can cause enormous health issues. It can cause many respiratory problems including allergies, and asthma. Having dirty ducts can trigger respiratory issues to develop. Unclean ducts cause mold, bacteria, and fungi to release into your air system. When air ducts are cleaned it lessens the onset of allergies and asthma.

What are the common contaminants that can be present inside ductworks?2020-07-23T17:09:21+00:00

mold, bacteria, and fungi are all possible contaminants inside your air ducts. There is also the possibility of dust mites, insects, rodents, and their droppings. Human skin cells, sheet rock, wood, concrete dust, and sawdust are also common.

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