Air Duct Cleaning Scams

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Cost of a Proper Air Duct Cleaning

How much should an air duct cleaning cost?  Scenario: A company comes into your home offering to clean your duct work supplies, returns, trunk lines, air handler and blower section for a total cost of $200 to $300. In this case, it is highly likely that the job is not being performed according to National [...]

Use an Air Duct Cleaning Expert

Today there are numerous HVAC companies advertising air duct cleaning services; often it is the larger franchised ‘big name’ HVAC companies. These types of companies will advertise other types of related services to get their foot in the door then often one of the following situations will occur: 1. up sell you, 2. find additional [...]

How do I hire a qualified Duct Cleaning Company?

LICENSING: A Home Improvement Contractors License, issued by the Division of Consumer Affairs, is a requirement for all duct cleaners. This came about after the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs sued duct cleaning companies that used “Bait and Switch” tactics as well as fraudulent advertising. Make sure the company you choose is properly licensed and [...]

How Can You Protect Yourself Against Air Duct Cleaning Scams?

In a tough economy we are seeing them everywhere, local ads offering a low price air duct cleaning as little as $39.99! While these ads seem like a great deal with minimal risk; consumers should be leery. First, let us disprove the validity and possibility of a $39.99 air duct cleaning. A standard duct cleaning [...]

Do we videotape an air duct before and after we clean it?

This is a good question and I have been asked it many times by customers primarily because they are concerned about being “scammed” by a duct cleaner.  Yes, there are unethical duct cleaners in this business.  It is critical to ask a cleaner about his licensing, insurance, education and you should  most certainly ask about the [...]

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