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Is air duct cleaning a scam?

Commercial & Residential Professional Air Duct Cleaning

The Big Question…

Is air duct cleaning a scam? As a matter of fact, “does air duct cleaning improve my indoor air quality?” For fear that, you might be wasting your time and money having your air ducts cleaned, right? This is a legitimate question and hopefully by the end of this article, I will not convince nor persuade you, but provide you with enough information to make a good decision.

For one thing, there’s no denying contaminants such as pollen, dander, and dust are pulled into the HVAC system. In addition, these contaminants are re-circulated throughout homes and buildings. Furthermore, there could be a rodent, insects or pet issues found in duct work.

According to, “There’s no research at present proving that routine duct cleaning improves the air quality or reduces dust in your home. There is, however, evidence that dirty heating and cooling coils, motors, and air handling units can make your HVAC unit less efficient.”

I mean, make it make sense! Because contaminants accumulate in HVAC systems and are re-circulated throughout the air, it only makes sense if these contaminants are taken out of the system, it will not only improve the efficiency, but the indoor air quality as well.

is air duct cleaning a scam?

Air Duct Scammers

For one thing, no matter the “profession” there will always be the good, bad and ugly. The bad and ugly air duct cleaning companies survive by offering low prices. For an example: Ad’s for “$199 whole-house cleaning special” are scams. However, price shoppers fall for the “banana in the tailpipe” every time. Not to mention, once the air duct scamming company is in your home, they’ll try to up-sell you ensuring a more effective clean.

More importantly, consumers should learn a company’s process, method of cleaning and who is cleaning the air ducts to assure a quality clean. Being that, some air duct cleaning companies only clean your supply vents/ducts. Although, you’ll find the returns to be much dirtier. This in itself should raise an eyebrow!

In conclusion, be careful who you let in your home and who you hire. The question still remains, “Is Air Duct Cleaning a Scam?” In all honesty, air duct cleaning is NOT a scam.

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