How to Choose a Contractor to Clean Furnace & Air Ducts

If you are a home or business owner, the safety and health of your family or employees should be a top priority.

A great way to keep everyone safe is to have your air ducts cleaned every two years.

Those who choose to delay cleaning their air ducts increase the chance of:

  • mold growth,
  • vermin infestation,
  • and excessive dust and debris.

The best way to ensure your indoor air quality, and that your furnace is efficient. Is to hire a qualified duct cleaning contractor.

This becomes even more important for commercial air duct cleaning. Due to the knowledge required.

Below are 5 questions to be sure to ask when hiring a furnace and duct cleaning contractor.

  1. How long have they been in business?
  2. Do they have positive reviews?
  3. Can the contractor provide you with references?
  4. Can the company show proof of NADCA membership?
  5. Will the contracting company be doing the work? Or will they subcontract?

Now that we have discussed the best process for choosing your contractor. Here’s why you should choose Klean King Furnace & Duct Cleaning for your next air duct or HVAC cleaning.

  1. We have over 35 years of experience in the industry.
  2. You can read our reviews.
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  4. We are proud members of the NADCA, and QUADCA certified.
  5. We do not sub-contract. We are local. We hire and train local employees as our technicians.

Our certified technicians will show up on time and deliver professional cleaning. Klean King is also insured & bonded. We have state-of-the-art trucks. Equipped to clean any size of the ventilation system.

Prevent serious air quality issues and maintain healthy indoor air quality. With regular furnace and duct cleaning.

Give us a call today or book an appointment.

Regular Air Duct Cleaning

Have you noticed a rise in allergy symptoms among your family? Or there is more dust in the air than usual?

Your home may need a duct cleaning!

Having clean air ducts helps circulate clean and fresh air in your home and greatly reduces allergens and irritants in the air. Here are some benefits that will have you calling a professional duct cleaner ASAP.

Benefits of Having Clean Air Ducts

  1. Creates a Cleaner Environment: Clean air ducts help reduce the amount of dust that circulates throughout your home. This in turn lowers the amount of cleaning that needs to be done to maintain a clean home.

  2. Reduces Allergens, Irritants and Odors: Pet dander, hair, bacteria, and mold, are all harmful airborne pollutants that can be trapped inside your air ducts. These can be harmful to those who suffer from allergies and respiratory problems. A build-up of dust and dirt can also result in a musty scent throughout your home.
  3. Breathe Easier: Having clean air helps everyone in your household to breathe easier and avoid any allergy triggers. It also ensures that the air you breathe is safe and clean.
  4. Improves Air Flow: Air ducts that are not clean can have heavy build-up and grime that makes it hard for air to efficiently flow throughout your home. This causes your system to have to work a lot harder than necessary.

Want to try to clean your home air ducts yourself? Here are some of our tips!

  1. Have the Right Materials: Before you start to clean your air ducts, it is important to have the proper materials for the job. These include screwdrivers, vacuums, brushes, and a new furnace filter.

  2. Turn on the Fan: Keeping your fan on will help you move the dust you are trying to vacuum up.
  3. Loosen any dust Collected: Sometimes dust and grime can get caught in your ducts. Make sure you are using a brush to loosen any build-up.
  4. Clean the Blower Compartment and Furnace Fan: Use a vacuum to suck up any dust from your furnace fan and blower compartment.
  5. Make sure to get Inside Your Ducts: Lastly, Make sure to get inside your ducts with both a vacuum and brush.

Keep your family breathing healthy and your systems running smoothly with air duct cleaning and remember

If you ever have any trouble cleaning your air ducts, it is important to call a professional.

How to Control Pet Hair and Dander in your Home

How to Control Pet Hair and Dander in your Home

Do you suffer from itchy eyes, red eyes and respiratory problems? This can all be a result of pet allergies. Pet hair and dander can cause many pet allergy symptoms and although you aren’t going to get rid of your four-legged friend, there are some ways you can help control the hair and dander that is in your home. There are two primary ways to help minimize allergens and particles from the pets inside your home.

The first one is easy – get your furnace and ducts cleaned regularly to instantly remove up to 60% of the airborne allergens, hair and dandruff in your home.

The second is to develop a routine to keep your pets and home clean and healthy. 

5 Helpful tips to control pet hair and dander:

  • Brush your pets outside: Pet hair is the perfect host for dander and dirt. Regularly grooming your dog outside will help reduce the amount of hair and dander that enters your home.
  • Bathe your pets often: Bathing your pet once a week will help reduce the amount of dirt and dander they bring into your home. Purchasing an extendable showerhead can make this process a lot easier with minimal mess. It is also helpful to wash your pet’s paws after being outside.
  • Purchase your pet their own furniture: Having a designated area for your pets to sleep or not allowing them on your bed, will help reduce hair and dander in your room and avoid breathing in allergens that trigger your allergies.
  • Vacuum often: Pet hair and dander can stay on surfaces for months, which is why it is important to vacuum regularly. It is important to find a vacuum that will capture pet dander and hair and not shoot smaller particles back into the air.
  • Purchase the right air purifier: Air purifiers have become extremely helpful when it comes to reducing pet allergy flare-ups. Purifiers are 3x better than the common HEPA filtration and can capture not only pet dander but also dust, mold, and other bacteria.

Following these tips and having proper air filtration, will be a huge help in subsiding your allergies this summer!

If you have pets and haven’t had your furnace and duct cleaning system cleaned recently, get the experts from Klean King booked today.

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The Importance of Bird Control Around Commercial Buildings

We have all been excited when we notice a bird’s nest in our yard, however, these nests can quickly become a nuisance and dangerous especially around commercial buildings.

Other than the obvious chirping nuisance, birds carry pathogens that can be dangerous to humans. They also leave behind droppings that can cause health conditions and even ruin the paint on building structures. Additionally, when nests are built, they can be placed in dangerous places such as ventilation vents and near electrical appliances. If you are a commercial building owner, controlling birds is a must and we are here to give you some tips!

Tips to help you control birds around commercial buildings:

  1. Set Up Traps: Setting up traps is an inexpensive way to control nesting. The “Bob” trap is commonly used and allows for birds to walk in but not out.
  2. Make it Hard For Them to Nest: The easiest way to deter birds away from your building is to make it hard for them to stay and nest. This could include setting up barriers such as porcupine wire on rafters or using chemicals like tactile bird spray to discourage birds from staying around.
  3. Do Not Allow Access: An obvious tip is to not allow access in the first place. This will include using protective covers around your vents, repairing broken windows, and closing any areas large enough for a bird to make itself inside.
  4. Use Lethal Means: This should always be a last resort option for building owners. Calling a professional bird control service can help you fix any bird control problems with fast solutions.

Stay Proactive!

After following these tips, it is important to stay proactive to help deter any bird infestations in the future.

Birds will always try to use building structures in some shape or form, but by being proactive you can lower the chances of any future problems. If you have had nesting or other bird activity inside an intake or exhaust duct, proper cleaning can remove any contaminates and clean out these vital parts of your building’s climate control system – ensuring clean and healthy air inside for the occupants.

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It’s Spring. Pollen is legit. Here’s how to allergy-proof your home.

After a long and harsh winter, spring is finally here! While we all start our spring cleaning and preparing for summer, it is important to remember to clean out your air ducts and furnace! Allergy season is upon us and regular cleanings are crucial for eliminating a variety of toxins and contaminants from within your air ducts and home. Here are a few tips on how to allergy-proof your home!

  1. Replace Air Filter: Changing your home air filter helps keep optimal air quality and keeps your HVAC unit running smoothly. Over the winter, your air filter can trap pet hair and dust that can cause air to not properly filter. This can cause allergies and respiratory issues, as well as a breakdown of your HVAC unit.
  2. Vacuum Regularly: Having a weekly cleaning routine is key to keeping allergens in your home low. It is important to find the right vacuum, preferably one with a HEPA filter.
  3. Clean Bedrooms and Living Rooms: Your bedroom and living room are where you spend most of your time, so it is important to clean these spaces. Dust mites are often found in bedding and mattresses. We suggest cleaning your bedding regularly and purchasing high-quality dust-mite-proof pillowcases and mattress covers. Another tip is to clean surfaces in your living room and any lounging blankets.
  4. Install Ventilation in your Bathroom: Using a ventilation fan while showering or bathing will help keep the humidity of your home low. This will help decrease mold growth and dust mites.

Follow these tips this spring to allergy-proof your home!

It is also important to note that having your furnace and ductwork professionally cleaned is one of the best ways to ensure you have clean air in your home. It also helps those with asthma, COPD and other lung and breathing conditions.

Book your furnace and duct cleaning today.