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Duct Cleaning Service

Benefits of Duct Cleaning & Internal Video Inspection

The National Duct Cleaning Institute recommends residential homes have their duct system cleaned every 3-5 years.

EPA studies found indoor air pollutants were generally 2 to 5 times greater than outdoor pollution levels.

Cleaner Living Environment

Removing dirt and dust from your duct system and equipment greatly reduces the dust circulating through your home.

Reduces Allergens and Irritants

Your homes air circulates through your duct system several times a day. By removing harmful contaminants and microorganisms including pet dander, bacteria, mildew, mold spores and other toxins the presence of allergens are greatly reduced.

Removal of Odors

Whenever your central air system is used the duct system is exposed many odor causing contaminants such as food preparation cleaning renovations and moisture. Over times these items often lead to a musty scent. By thoroughly cleaning the duct system the particles are removed making our home smell fresher.

Video Inspection

Tidewater Mechanical visually inspects ductwork to insure that duct cleaning is complete, duct seals integrity are that they are intact.

How We Clean Duct Work

Care is taken to protect your home with the use of protective floor coverings and boot covers. Grilles and registers are removed cleaned and reinstalled when duct cleaning is complete.

Our trained technicians clean the ductwork with compressed air and compressed air brush attachments while running a high velocity vacuum, at 3000+ cfm to draw and contain debris. The furnace heat exchanger, air conditioning coil, blower assembly and blower cabinet are also cleaned and vacuumed. Systems are brought online and operations is verified.

Duct Sanitizing Treatments

Tidewater Mechanical truly cares about your family and the environment using only Green disinfecting products in the duct fogging process. Benefect uses essential oils extracted from Thyme as an active ingredient. (Follow up test / field test will be conducted at no additional charge)

Benefits of using a Green product such as Benefect

  • 99.9% kill rate of germs
  • No synthetic ingredients
  • Made from plant extracts
  • No wipe down or rinsing necessary

How its done

Tidewater Mechanical’s trained technicians pull a strong negative draft with the use of our duct system vacuum. Each duct branch is treated with sanitizing fog. Fog is drawn through connecting trunk line killing mold and bacteria.

IAQ Test

An Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) test is included with every duct cleaning. Samples are taken from HVAC equipment and/or ductwork. The sample is then field-tested for the presence of mold, bacteria and other allergen residues.