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ACTS staff publish blog articles here to assist residential and business clients and others in learning more about our industry.  Some of the most recent blogs are found below:
DEC
09
6

Clearing the Air: What an HVAC cleaner should really do in your home


 

 

Reprinted with permission: By Robert Rizen, ASCS, CVI & VSMR

Those statistics about indoor air pollution and its relationship to respiratory problems convinced you it was time to get your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC) cleaned. You were even looking forward to the increased energy efficiency that a clean system can provide. But $49 and one very noisy service call later, you’re still sneezing and you haven’t seen any dip in your energy bill.

What happened?


“A very low service charge may indicate the service provider isn’t performing a thorough cleaning and maintenance of your home’s entire HVAC system,” said Matt Mongiello, past president of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association. “He or she may have done nothing more than blow air through the ducts and clean off vent grills inside the home. A cleaning performed to NADCA standards – which are cited by the EPA as a best practice – encompasses much more than just the ductwork.”

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Guest — Laura Hoffmann
Good post! Thank you
Thursday, 30 January 2020 19:45
Guest — Micheal Harrison
Awesome post!
Thursday, 30 January 2020 20:14
Guest — Marcel Majernik
Great article!
Thursday, 30 January 2020 20:32
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NOV
17
3

Price Differences for Air Duct Cleaning: Why the Disparity?

Consumers are bombarded by mailed packages with coupons that include duct cleaning specials, and when searching the internet for pricing, they come away more confused than ever about the true cost of duct cleaning. One page has advertisements for $49 specials, and another estimates the cost to be almost $1000. Even the consumer guide websites that refer homeowner to services will give wildly different quotes from three to five different providers. How can this be?

Duct cleaning is duct cleaning, right?  Wrong.

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Guest — Joven Ruthford
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that properly cleaning an entire system in an average-sized home ranges from $450 to... Read More
Thursday, 17 December 2020 07:10
Guest — Kopernikas Green
The National Air Duct Cleaners States that several factors affect cost and time estimates, including the type of ductwork, the sys... Read More
Monday, 18 January 2021 05:13
Guest — Duct Cleaning Portland Pro
Great article! I love how you talked about air duct cleaning, so interesting. Thanks, and keep on sharing. ... Read More
Thursday, 14 October 2021 02:27
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