Home systems today have improved so much with insolation and air tight structures, air ventilation systems need to be cleaned on a regular bases. We asked one of Montreal’s leading air duct cleaning companies, Mtl Duct Cleaning, based out of Kirkland and Îles-des-Sœurs (Nuns Island) to answer some of the most popular questions.
How often should you clean your air vents?
The air duct system in your house is basically the lungs of your home or business. The air ducts deliver air throughout the structure, either cold or hot air. Inside your ducts there is a build up of dirt and debris that must be cleaned on a regular bases depending on your location, size of people in your home or business. We recommend every 12 to 18 months to have your vent systems cleaned.If you have a pet Mtl Duct Cleaning strongly recommends cleaning your air dust system every 12 months
Is air duct cleaning necessary?
The Government of Canadian Air quality warns that indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. These impurities present in the air recirculate throughout your household via air ducts, which can harm your home and family.
What happens if I don’t clean my air ducts?
Over time, without proper air duct cleaning and maintenance, the moisture will start to grow mold and mildew. … If you have moldy air ducts, that mold is going to be blown all through your home or business. Not only is this going to create a musty, unpleasant smell, but eventually people will start to get sick.
How long does it take to clean air ducts?
At Mtl Duct Cleaning no job is too small or large. That been said a typical single-family home or condo air duct system takes between two to four hours to clean with a crew consisting of at least two technicians. Older homes and those with pets may take longer to clean.
How much does air duct cleaning cost?
At Mtl Duct cleaning we offer the best service in the industry for the best price possible. Depending on the square footage of your home or business the starting price for a professional air duct cleaning is $400 and up. They’re our many factor’s that can make the price vary, the location of the vents, ceiling or floor, the number of vents, the number of square footage, etc.
Do I need to clean my dryer vent?
Cleaning a dryer vent should be made a mandatory for many reasons. The first and most important it is a fire hazard to not clean your dryer vent. Over 18,000 homes in Canada caught fire last year due to blocked dryer vents. All the lint gets backed up in your vent while your machine tries to blows extremely hot air through, causing a fire inside your walls.
It save’s the wear and tear on your machine and your clothes will dry faster with a clean vent.
Lastly you will save money on electricity due to the fact your machine works less to dry your clothes.