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Air Duct Cleaning Services Frequently Asked Questions

Cote’s Mechanical has been providing unparalleled HVAC services in Sanger, Texas and the surrounding areas since 2001. We worked hard to become a trusted name in our community, and strive everyday to serve our clients to the best of our abilities. 

Our primary goal is to provide clean indoor air to each of our clients. Indoor air quality is something that often goes overlooked but is one of the biggest causes for poor health and respiratory issues. At Cote’s Mechanical, we ensure that our clients have great indoor air quality by ensuring that all ductwork are clean, don’t have any leaks, and are properly maintained throughout the year. Routine maintenance on your air duct is an important part of keeping dust and dangerous pathogens to a minimum while also supporting the healthy running of your HVAC system. Our HVAC technicians get a lot of questions concerning our air duct services and we thought it would be worthwhile to answer a few in this FAQ article. As always, if you ever have any additional questions or concerns, our team would be more than happy to discuss them with you! Here are some of the answers to your most pressing air duct questions.

How Often Should I Get My Air Ducts Cleaned?

The National Air Duct Cleaners Association recommends that residential homes should have their air ducts cleaned every three to five years. However, individuals who have the following health concerns or live in these environments should get their air ducts cleaned more often:

-Residents with severe allergies or asthma
-Residents who smoke in their household
-Individuals who have pets with thick coats and pet dander
-Individuals who have water and smoke contamination inside of the home
-Residents who have had their home recently renovated or remodeled
-Prior to the occupancy of a home that was newly constructed to remove construction debris
-Individuals who are purchasing an existing home (especially if that home is older)

How Long Will an Air Duct Cleaning Take?

The time it takes to complete an air duct cleaning service will depend on the size of your home and the layout of the ductwork. Typically, it takes our trained technicians three to five hours to complete an air duct cleaning service but this is subject to change.

What Are the Health Benefits That Come From an Air Duct Cleaning?

Air duct cleanings are an important service for the health of your family and household. Over time, air ducts can be the perfect gathering place for mold, fungi, pollen, bacteria, and dust particles. In some cases, even animals such as rodents and small birds have been known to get trapped in ductwork as they search for a safe place to hide during the colder months. All of these contaminants are horrific for individuals with allergies, asthma and other health issues.

An air duct cleaning will help remove these contaminants from your air duct, making the air that circulates through your home cleaner and healthier.

Will an Air Duct Cleaning Cause a Lot of Dust to Be Pushed Into My Home?

This is always a big concern with homeowners but we can assure you, that will not happen. Our team uses a high-powered vacuum to create negative air pressure throughout your air duct system. This negative pressure traps and removes all dust, debris, and dangerous air pathogens from your duct without allowing them into your home. All of that grime and dust gets sent directly to our truck, where we can properly dispose of it and keep your home and our environment safe.

How Will I Know If My Air Duct Cleaning Service Was Effective?

After every air duct cleaning service, our team will conduct a visual inspection of your system to see if there is any remaining dust or debris. If there is, our team will go through the cleaning process again to ensure that the system and all of its components are thoroughly cleaned before we leave. Once there is not any dust or debris left, then our job is done and we will go through a post-cleaning checklist to ensure that everything is working properly before we leave. 

Don’t Let Poor Indoor Air Quality Get You Down

Cote’s Mechanical is proud to provide unparalleled air duct cleaning services for our residential and commercial clients throughout the DFW metroplex. We understand how important it is to have access to clean indoor air. Public health is a responsibility that all of us share and one of the best ways to promote great public health is to ensure that your home or business is doing everything it can to promote a healthier environment. If you need an air duct cleaning or want more information on our air duct services, contact our team today!