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How Much Does it Cost to Clean an Air Duct in Ketchikan?

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An air duct is a component of the HVAC system that enables the unit to deliver and remove air. Thus, air ducts are considered to be a good method of ensuring that the quality of the air indoors is acceptable and that the thermal comfort will be met. Through time, air ducts accumulate dusts and dirt. This causes serious problems as these substances prevent the duct from doing its work and therefore compromise the quality of air in the house. Air duct cleaning in Ketchikan is necessary to prevent this from happening. Ketchikan air duct cleaning comes with many benefits aside from ensuring the quality of the air indoor. Keeping air ducts clean can prevent allergy attacks on people who are allergic to dust and dirt because air ducts help in cleaning the air. It is also reported that cleaning the air ducts can reduce the energy consumption by helping the HVAC system run smoothly and efficiently, requiring less energy consumption. It can also increase the life cycle of the HVAC.

Fair price breakdown

The cost of an air duct cleaning in Ketchikan varies and normally ranges anywhere from around $300 to over $1000 for an overall cleaning of the central air conditioner. However, there are some that offer to do it for only $75, but be careful. There is no other way to do HVAC cleaning than by doing it right. Keep in mind that anyone who keeps on claiming that they will do the job for less than $300 is either a scammer, will do the job poorly, or will charge hidden fees.

Estimated final cost for air duct cleaning

Item Quantity Fair Price
Duct & Vent Cleaning Labor 2 Hours $465.56
Duct & Vent Cleaning Equipment Allowance $23.90
Totals - Cost to Clean Ducts & Vents - 1200 Square Feet $489.46
Average Cost Per Square Foot $0.41

Find the Best Costs on Air Duct Cleaning - Ketchikan, 99901

In average sized homes, it is estimated that hiring Ketchikan air duct cleaners can cost between $275 to $350 depending on the size and number of vents. Although there is no guaranteed study that could warrant that duct cleaning in Ketchikan will increase the quality of air, it is still important to clean the air ducts as they are an important part of the HVAC system. Failure to keep them clean can lead to problems that may affect the whole system.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough County Air Duct Cleaning FAQ

Typically, it is recommended that air ducts be cleaned after 8 to 10 years. However, a household where there are children, pets, family member with respiratory issues or compromised immune system needs to have their HVAC duct system cleaned more frequently.

As per The American Lung Association, 90% of people spend most of their time indoors. Having your HVAC's air duct cleaned frequently will remove the accumulated dust, debris such as cobwebs, and rodent droppings that normally block the airflow and decrease the efficiency of the system. Not only that, but a regular air duct cleaning is said to increase the quality of the indoor air.

A regular size home's air duct can take about 2 to 4 hours to clean and that is with at least two technicians present. Big homes and those with pets may take longer hours to clean.

Inside an air system, there are some major components included in a ductwork cleaning. The supply and return grills, the interior surface of the supply and return vent, and the HVAC system air handler. All of these components should be cleaned meticulously. If only a part of the system gets cleaned, there is a high possibility that the uncleaned components can contaminate the cleaned one, rendering the ductwork cleaning useless.

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2017

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    Ketchikan Dray Heating

    Rating: 75
    4693 N Tongass Hwy. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Schmolck Mechanical Contractors Inc

    Rating: 89
    949 Stedman St. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Gold Rush Mechanical

    Rating: 61
    6183 Po Box. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Ron's Plumbing & Heating

    Rating: 58
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Jacobson Heating-Refrigeration

    Rating: 69
    3988 S Tongass Hwy. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Ketchikan Mechanical Inc

    Rating: 57
    10 Powerhouse Rd. 
    KetchikanAK  99901