Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC/duct cleaning

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hi...i have two questions about hvac. first, how do you know when its time to get the ducts cleaned out?  second, with all the duct cleaning scams i see online, how can you tell the crew is actually doing a good job and cleaning the ducts properly, and  not having you pay for nothing? thank you!!

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Hi,

You have asked two excellent questions!
1st: I strongly recommend getting your duct system
cleaned every other year. This will eliminate most
of the bacterias and spores that may want to "take
residence" in your duct.

2nd:Be vigilant and watch as the contracors clean
your duct. Cleaning duct is a lot like brushing teeth,
a scrubbing material should make primary contact with
the majority of duct material, especially on the bottom
half of each run.

Finally, I recommend running just your fan/blower for several hours befor
the duct crew arrives. This will help dry ou any moisture in the
runs, and will give the crew nice dry surfaces to clean.

Good luck!  

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Chuck Best

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I can answer most fundamental questions about Air Conditioning and how it works. I can give advice on different services in the DFW area, as well as lend some advice as to pricing systems along with solid opinions as to quality equipment versus sub-standard equipment. I can help educate consumers with regards as to what to look for in a service company, as well as steps they can & should take when considering repairing vs replacing their A/C equipment.

Experience

I was the Sr. Sales Technician for one of the most well-established HVAC (residential) companies in DFW for over 5 years. I then became the Dallas Team Leader for another well-established DFW company based out of Ft. Worth. Became the Sales Manager for an area A/C business most recently.

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I have written content for several area HVAC (residential) businesses with respect to their Sales Policy manuals. I personally wrote the Sales Training Manual for a well-established DFW area HVAC company.

Education/Credentials
BS Univ of NM 1985

Awards and Honors
Million Dollar Sales Club; 2009, 2010, 2010, 2011, 2012

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