Co-Owner/Administrator, Melissa Loverde will call or text you on the day of service when the techs are in route. Then the Co-Owner/Lead Tech, Duane Loverde and his helper arrive at your home and they will need space in your driveway or parking in front or in back of your home
Equipment is unloaded and then a walk-through will be done with the home owner to assess the layout, describe the work to be done, and answer any questions that arise, the process takes up to 2 hours with our two man crew per system.
We turn on the heating or cooling equipment, according to the season, to verify that it is operational prior to cleaning and then furnace filter is removed, a piece of hard insulation is installed separate the supply and return sides of the system.
Hoses are laid out from the Nikro #HP20 into the house and over to the furnace area, the Nikro #HP20 it is more mobile than traditional truck and trailer mounted units and offers near truck mount performance
Technician creates an 8” circular access opening in both the supply main and the return main. These are the openings to which the Nikro HP 20 hose will be attached during cleaning. (Note that your HVAC system includes a supply side and a return side.
Technician closes or seals all vents to create a suction throughout the ductwork during the cleaning (Homeowner in responsible for showing techs the location of all vent openings and trunk lines in the home)
Nikro #HP20 hose is attached to either the supply main or the return main. The two sides of your system are cleaned separately
The Nikro #HP20 is started and engaged to create a strong negative pressure suction throughout your air duct system. The suction continues during the entire cleaning process. duct cleaning
Technicians go to each supply ceiling and supply wall vent ducts in your home and uses compressed air and or brushes to agitate dust and debris toward the Nikro #HP20 machine (when compressed air is used the register/vent covers are not removed.
Technicians go to each supply floor vent ducts in your home are uses brush augers or compressed air to agitate dust and debris toward the Nikro #HP20 machine
Technicians go to each return vents duct in your home and uses brush augers or compressed air to agitate dust and debris toward the Nikro #HP 20 machine
In the basement the technicians use the existing 8" circular access opening or uses cutting tools to create smaller access openings in the main trunk line
if required One-inch access openings are sealed with pop-in plugs
Larger access openings are sealed with sheet metal plates secured by screws and aluminum tape to return ducts to a like-new condition
The air handler is then air washed, if easily accessible, we do not remove or clean the blower fan and coils as a part of our process. To clean the blower fan correctly it needs to be removed and cleaned and then reinstalled, this requires a HVAC license
If the customer has a clean replacement filter the Technician installs it (we do not reinstall dirty filters and do not sell or carry replacement filters).
We turn on the heating or cooling equipment, according to the season, to verify that it is operational after cleaning
All equipment and supplies are removed from the jobsite and stowed on the truck, technician conducts a final walk-through, requests customer sign off and payment, and departs. Payment is due when the job is complete we accept checks, cash and all major credit cards