Gordon Smith
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Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd 16 hours ago. 27 Replies

I have lots of my auditing customers who ask me about duct cleaning, and if they should do it.  It seems like the only way to get them really clean is with some sort of roto brush, but it also seems…Continue

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tedkidd replied to Gordon Smith's discussion Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?
"Why are they calling? Get 4 or 5 why's. Are supplies dirty?! Why!! In most cases, changing from tiny return with restrictive 1" filter to Big A$$ Drop with 4" media filter will be MUCH better way to improve comfort, health, and…"
16 hours ago
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Gordon Smith's discussion Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?
"Kristoff Irwin had an episode on his Positive Energy podcast about this. He interviewed a guy with the epa (i believe) who is also doing his own research actively on larger systems.  Basically yes it does help but sometimes the cleaning can be…"
Nov 8
Ed Minch replied to Gordon Smith's discussion Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?
""They are taken in by the return ducts and circulated around the home by the HVAC system. A regular duct cleaning can help reduce the number of these particulates building up and being pushed back into the home." If they are circulating…"
Nov 5
Franco Oyuela replied to Gordon Smith's discussion Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?
"WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF DUCT CLEANING? A cleaning every year by a professional that doesn’t make the duct cleaning a waste of money can provide relief from a whole host of problems. Proper duct cleaning can reduce the amount of dust being…"
Nov 5
pauladams replied to Gordon Smith's discussion Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?
"It's a good thing because through duct cleaning you can make your home indoor air hygiene for breathing."
Nov 1

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