Ventilation & Air Duct Cleaning Services
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R Traupmann HVAC’s Air Duct Cleaning offers quality air duct and dryer vent cleaning services for both Residential and Commercial jobs.

Air Duct Cleaning

While the vacuum creates negative pressure in your ductwork, 300 psi of compressed air pushes dirt and debris from the vents in your home down to the vacuum attached to your ductwork and out of your home.  Rotary brushes are also used when needed.  R Traupmann HVAC also has all of the right tools to clean fiberglass and flexible ductwork.  DO NOT BE FOOLED by companies using cheap and low-power portable units.  Many of these machines are no more effective than your shop vac.  The most popular portable system is basically a brush with a vacuum port the size of a quarter.   Better equipment means a better job.


Dryer Vent Cleaning

R Traupmann HVAC offers dryer vent cleaning services.  A clogged dryer vent is a problem for two reasons.  First, it can cause a fire.  Second, if the dryer duct is not clean, it takes longer for clothes to dry.  That means more gas and electricity wasted.  In this economy, home appliances should be running as efficiently as possible.  

Many homeowners associations require dryer vents to be cleaned to prevent fires.  R Traupmann HVAC’s Air Duct Cleaning will clean the dryer vent for you and give you a receipt/certification that you can present to your association.

Duct Cleaning Facts

  • 9 out of 10 Furnace and A/C failures are caused by dirt and dust (Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service)
  • Clean heating/cooling systems restore capacity and lessen running time, saving on monthly heating/cooling bills (LCES)
  • Most fiberglass filters are only 7% efficient in stopping dirt, dust, pollen, etc.  That means up to 93% of these contaminates are circulating through your house (ASHRAE)
  • 50% of illnesses are caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air (American College of Allergists)
  • One out of 6 people who suffer from allergies do so as a direct result of dirty air ducts (Total Health and Better Health Magazines)
  • Children are more likely than adults to be affected by polluted indoor air-they breathe faster, inhale more air per unit of body weight, and are closer to the ground where concentrations are higher (Dept of Consumer Affairs)
  • The elderly, asthmatics, and people with breathing problems and allergies are likely to be more sensitive to polluted air (Dept of Consumer Affairs)
  • Most people spend 60%-90% of their time indoors (American Lung Association)
  • Indoor air is found to be 70 times more polluted than outdoor air. (EPA)

R Traupmann HVAC’s Air Duct Cleaning is fully insured.  I offer quality service, and you deal directly with me, the owner.  I have been in business for over 25 years and do all of my own work. We are also available 24/7 for emergencies such as cleanings for puff backs, cracked heat exchangers, fires, etc. HVACR License #19HC00330300.


Duct Cleaning Scams to Avoid

Duct Cleaning Ads that promise very cheap ($49-$99) whole-house specials are rip-offs.  If you read the fine print, you will see it is usually additional for extra vents, main trunks, etc.  They are almost always using very cheap, ineffective equipment.

Duct Cleaning takes anywhere from 2 to 6 hours or more, depending on the size of the house.  Companies that are in and out in 45 minutes to an hour are probably not doing a thorough job.