Air Quality and Air Duct Cleaning FAQs

If your allergies are acting up, it could probably be due to indoor air pollution. Have your air ducts inspected and cleaned by professionals at Mason's Chimney Services.

If your allergies are acting up, it could probably be due to indoor air pollution. Have your air ducts inspected and cleaned by professionals at Mason’s Chimney Service & Certified Air Duct Cleaning.

Here are the questions Mason’s Chimney Service & Certified Air Duct Cleaning hear most often about our air duct cleaning services. If you have a question not answered here, feel free to reach out to us. We love to tell our customers about this important service, which we’ve seen do a lot of good for many in our community.

Why do I need to have my air ducts cleaned?

The truth is: you may not need to have your air ducts cleaned. We recommend this service be performed on an as-needed basis, unlike our chimney sweeping and dryer duct cleaning services, which we believe should be done annually for safety’s sake. However, if you have a vermin infestation or visible mold growth inside your ducts, we definitely recommend having this service done. Likewise if you have a lot of dust or debris that’s accumulated inside your ducts—usually evident because you’ll notice that your air registers release visible dust particles—then it’s a great idea to look into this service. We have other customers whose persistent health concerns—allergies, among other symptoms—have made them interested in the benefits of reducing their indoor air pollution.

How much does air duct cleaning cost?

The EPA recommends that you should expect a duct cleaning to cost between $450 and $1,000 per HVAC system. The final number will depend on the services offered, the size of your system, how accessible your system is, and the level of contamination. Beware of companies that offer to perform this service for less money. They are likely not going to do a thorough job. A fair rate by a certified professional should help you feel confident that you’re getting quality service.

What’s a chimney sweep company doing cleaning out air ducts anyway?

We get this question a lot. Air duct cleaning is the perfect fit for Mason’s Chimney Service—and for many other chimney sweeps across the country—because the techniques and tools used to clean air ducts are very similar to those used to clean chimneys. We also experience a very busy sweeping season during the fall and winter months in southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but are far less busy during the warm months. Adding this service to our portfolio has allowed us to stay busy and keep our team members employed year-round. In fact, we also clean dryer ducts.

What did we miss here? Call us with any other questions you may have.