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Air Duct Cleaning

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Should I ask the contractor to clean my air ducts before installing my new Furnace and Heat Pump?

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  • bburd
    bburd Member Posts: 934
    edited September 2023
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    Unless the system has been run for a considerable time without a filter or something else has seriously contaminated the ductwork, duct cleaning is not needed.

    Bburd
  • HVACNUT
    HVACNUT Member Posts: 5,888
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    Does the contractor offer duct cleaning?

    You would know better than anyone if it needs cleaning. Pop off a grill or check the air filter. Check the blower wheel for build-up. If it's 30 years or older, it couldn't hurt.
  • ChrisJ
    ChrisJ Member Posts: 15,921
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    Personally,

    I don't allow anyone that does "Duct cleaning" on my property.
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  • damdolce
    damdolce Member Posts: 21
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    Thanks all for your comments, I appreciate you!