Hiring an Air Duct Cleaning Service Provider?The NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaners Association) has created this checklist for all residential consumers who have plans of hiring an HVAC cleaning company. We agree that everyone should go through it so you know who you are hiring and you understand the service you’re receiving.
|Question/Discussion Topics for Residental HVAC Companies||Check box if satisfied|
|is the company able to show proof of NADCA membership and certification?|
|Is the contractor willing to conduct a thorough inspection of the HVAC system PRIOR to performing
any work? Does the contractor agree to disclose any problems discovered during the HVAC
inspection? (This is required by NADCA’s ACR Standard.)
|Is the HVAC system fully operational (before cleaning)?|
|Will/did the contractor clean the supply ductwork?|
|Will/did the contractor clean the return air ductwork?
|Components to be removed, cleaned and reset:
|Components to be accessed and cleaned:
|Installation of Access Panels (as needed)
|Will/did the contractor clean the air-stream side of the heat exchanger?|
|Will/did the contractor clean the secondary heat exchanger?|
|Components to be removed, cleaned and reinstalled:
|Did the contractor clean the evaporator coil, drain, and pan?
|Did the contractor replace the air filter?
|Did the contractor wash the air cleaner?|
|Request an explanation from the contractor if any questions above were answered “NO.”|
|After the HVAC cleaning is complete, check to make sure the HVAC system is operating properly.|