If you are in need of air duct cleaning services for your air duct then there are some steps that are needed to be followed. It is advised by the Environmental protection Agency (EPA) that you first go to the National Air Duct Cleaning Association (NADCA), this is where you will be able to get a qualified HVAC technician for the job. New is the industry of duct cleaning. There are some industries promising benefits of duct cleaning to their customers, customers should be aware of this. EPA does not allow such claims. Service providers are not allowed to advise their consumers that duct cleaning is a routine procedure. There should be no assurance that the quality of the air will improve.
There should be an experience with the specific HVAC system by the service provider. They are required to be having a special type of license for their jobs in case it becomes necessary for the state. NADCA standards should be complied by the licenses. Looking for references to get other customers of the company an to inquire from them is important if you have to. The EPA also recommends that you check on the complaints with the Better Business Bureau of your locality. Doing a comparison between the companies is important when searching for the best air duct cleaning service providers. It is also advisable that you get a written agreement stating the services and the cost from the companies.
The reliable providers of the service should be able to offer the following. opening of the access doors by the service providers will allow the proper cleaning and inspection of the system as a whole. Heating or cooling system should have no material of asbestos, and it is the duty of the service providers to ensure this before the work begins. Using of equipment with high-efficiency particle air (HEPA) ability can be an alternative if the vacuum exhaust. Protection of the furnishing and the carpet should be assured as the work proceeds. The sealing and the re-sealing of the access holes should be done to protect the access holes.
In addition, to ensure a perfect job when dusting, it is advisable to use a brush and also a vacuum at the same time. When it comes to the cleaning of the fiber glasses and the metal sheets then it is very essential to use the soft-bristled brush to achieve a spotless clean. Chemicals are also used by some companies. Explaining the effects of the chemicals before their use is very necessary. Doing a research on the chemical used is your responsibility as it will be your health that will be at risk.