Frequently Asked Questions about Duct Cleaning

We’ve been cleaning air ducts in Atlanta for a long time, along the way we’ve heard some common questions that we’ve answered to clear up the air around what we do and the affects of our services.

How Long Does Air Duct Cleaning Take?-In most cases HVAC air duct cleaning takes a minimum of 3 hours. In other words, it is about 1 hour for every 1000 square feet. Painted on registers and complex setups with oddly placed registers can add to job length. Schedule Now

How long does Dryer Vent Cleaning take?- Dryer Vent cleaning typically takes 30-60 minutes to complete depending on the level of difficulty and location of the exhaust. Schedule Now

What type of equipment do you use for HVAC Air Duct Cleaning?- We use a combination of rotating brushes and negative pressurized HVAC HEPA vacuum collection systems. If you are interested in one of our services one of our techs will be more than happy to come out and see what’s going on with your system and what actions we recommend you take.  Schedule Now

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What do you use to sanitize the system?- For mild growth and odors we use an environmentally friendly solution called Envirocon.  In addition, for more serious growth or odors we use BBJ Mold Control inside the HVAC Ducts. Above all, if you are concerned about mold in you home or begin to smell a bad odor contact Daffy Ducts today!  Schedule Now


How often should HVAC air duct cleaning be done?- HVAC Ducts should be inspected every two years and the air handler annually. Cleaning frequencies vary greatly due to many factors. When was the last time you had your system serviced? Whether you just purchased a new home or if you can’t remember the last time you had someone take a look at your system call Daffy Ducts today. “We’re Crazy About Quality” Schedule Now

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How often should dryer vent be cleaned?- The National Fire Protection Agency recommends annual cleaning for dryer vent and Ducts. In addition, it is recommended that dryer vents with a vertical design be cleaned twice per year. has it been a while since you had you vents cleaned? Contact Daffy Ducts today and we will be glad to come out and take a look. Schedule Now

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What are the benefits of air duct cleaning?- There are several benefits to getting your air ducts cleaned, the most common are listed here:

  • Air Duct Cleaning Eliminates contamination of the HVAC Ducts and system.
  • Duct cleaning reduces sources of allergies like pet hair and pollen.
  • Dust collection throughout the home is greatly reduced leading to a healthier living space.
  • All duct cleaning removes all particles that absorb odor resulting in a fresher smelling home.
  • HVAC System efficiency and performance improves as a result of air duct cleaning
    Suffering From Home Allergens

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    Millions of particles of pollen just like these can be trapped in your vents and can be harmful to both adults and children whether you have allergies or not. If you are concerned about whats in your vents schedule an appointment with Daffy Ducts today! Schedule Now

What are the benefits of dryer vent /duct cleaning?- There are several benefits to getting your dryer vents professionally cleaned, the most important are listed below.

  • When flammable lint is removed from the vents you have a reduced risk of a house fire
  • Dryer Vent cleaning improves the performance, efficiency, and life of the clothes dryer.
  • You save time after having the dryer vent cleaned by reducing dry times and the number of cycles spent on clothes. Meaning you have more time to do things you like and less time doing laundry.
  • Your clothes will last longer. In other words, no more burnt clothes, a blocked dryer vent can cause your dryer to overheat ruining the threads in your precious clothes

Getting your dryer vents cleaned will not only protect your home but ensure your family is safe as well. Make the right decision and schedule an appointment with Daffy Ducts. “We’re Crazy About Quality” Schedule Now

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Is Daffy Ducts Insured?- Daffy Ducts maintains both General Liability and Workers Comp Insurance at all times.  Schedule Now

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How long has Daffy Ducts been in business?- Daffy Ducts was established in 2007.



Where are you located?- Daffy Ducts has locations in Atlanta and in Snellville, GA.  Schedule Now


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Do your technicians wear uniforms?- Our technicians will always be identifiable. They will be in Daffy Ducts uniforms and will always be driving a Company vehicle. Schedule Now



How do I know if air duct cleaning was done right?- Daffy Ducts technicians will provide before and after photos on multiple Ducts as well as the plenum box connected to your HVAC furnace or air handler.dreamstimesmall 14203321

Get your air ducts cleaned by someone you can trust. Schedule your appointment today with Daffy Ducts. “We’re Crazy About Quality” Schedule Now


Are Daffy Ducts Technicians Background checked?- All technicians receive and must pass a criminal background check prior to becoming a member of our team. Schedule Now

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Are Daffy Ducts Technicians Drug Tested?- Every member of the Daffy Ducts team has been drug tested.In addition, we have a very stringent policy to promote a drug free work place. Schedule Now

What if I have mold?- While there is no way for our team to definitively determine if you have mold without testing we can take preventative measures and apply BBJ mold control after cleaning the Ducts and HVAC system. Schedule Now

What should i do if i have a mold?

Black mold in the corner of the room wall. Preparation for mold removal.

Are there any hidden fees?-Daffy Ducts Air Duct cleaning packages are all inclusive. There is no bait and switch and we clean an unlimited amount of Ducts per thermostat. As a result, you receive the best value.Schedule Now

What is your process?

Here at Daffy Ducts our Air Duct Cleaning Process consist of :

• We send a NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaners Association) Certified
Technician to every job https://nadca.com/homeowners/why-hire-a-nadca-member

• We will inspect your system to determine best cleaning process

• We will then connect a negative air vacuum to the system to pull all debris
away from your living space

• While the vacuum runs they will agitate any debris inside the ducts using
compressed air and/or brushes

• We will topically clean the blower motor, fan and plenum box

• We will deodorize the system with a fogging solution to eliminate any odor
causing microbial contaminates (things you can’t see).

• The tech will take a couple of before and after photos to show you results of
the cleaning

• We will clean all work areas

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Are there any Health Benefits from HVAC Air Duct Cleaning?-Studies show that periodic air duct cleaning leads to healthier, breathable air. Incidentally, customers have told us that they felt improved breathing and reduced reactions to allergies and sinus issues after HVAC air duct cleaning. Your heating and cooling system are the lungs for your home. Dust and air contaminants as well as rodent waste and mold are often found in ventilation systems. People who suffer from respiratory issues like asthma or allergies are sensitive to air-born particles hiding in your vents. As a result, they will benefit the most from an all-inclusive vent cleaning.  Above all, if your vents are not cleaned out regularly these contaminants can spread through your home and cause illness to you and your family. Contact Daffy Ducts today to ensure the air in your home isn’t contaminated. Schedule Now

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It’s important to keep your HVAC ducts clean to ensure the high indoor air quality in your home. ©iStockphoto.com/tab1962

Can you get birds nests out of air ducts?-We can remove bird nests during the dryer Vent cleaning process. There may be additional charges for this service. Think there is a nest in your home? Make an appointment with us today and we will gladly check it out. Schedule Now

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This is an actual image that one of our technicians took out on the field.


What kind of payments do you accept?- Here at Daffy Ducts we offer several payment options. We accept cash, checks, Vis, MC and Amex. We also offer our own line of credit with 18 months same as cash payments. Subject to credit approval.Financing


Is there a guarantee?- Generally, if there is an issue with our workmanship we will return up to 30 Days from the date of service at no charge. Our claim policy must be followed to avoid additional charges. Schedule your Duct Cleaning appointment today with Daffy Ducts Schedule Now

Is your HVAC air duct cleaning equipment loud?- Our equipment is moderately loud. It can be heard slightly from room to room but would drown out a phone conversation in the same room or area.

Can you clean a condo?- We have equipment capable of cleaning condo and high rise apartment air ducts. Live in a condo or high rise apartment? Daffy Ducts has all the equipment necessary to get your air system looking good as new. Schedule Now

Do you have bulk rates?- We do offer multi unit rates for condo buildings and other associations. Call for details. Schedule Now

Will there be dust in my house from HVAC air duct cleaning?- Our cleaning method pulls all dust from your air ducts away from the living areas of your home. In addition, we do not claim to remove existing dust from your home.

Will HVAC air duct cleaning damage my wood floors?- Our team takes special care to protect floors when transporting any equipment in the home during the HVAC Air Duct Cleaning Process. Each technician will also always wear protective shoe covers when in your home. Schedule Now

Will HVAC air duct cleaning damage my carpet?- Our team takes special care to protect carpet when transporting any equipment in the home during the HVAC Air Duct Cleaning Process. Each technician will also always wear protective shoe covers when in your home.Schedule Now

Is HVAC air duct cleaning safe? Daffy Ducts HVAC air duct cleaning method is safe and non-intrusive. Schedule Now

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Who we are and what sets us apart

Daffy Ducts has been in business for 14+ years and has serviced over 14,000 homes in the Atlanta area. We have earned an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau and we focus on quality and delivering a great experience to you from start to finish.