QJS Duct Cleaning Process

Duct Cleaning Procedures –  33 STEPS

  1. Test and inspect the furnace and air system
  2. Seal off vents with magnet covers for maximum isolation
  3. Protect walls and floors
  4. Turn off system
  5. Inquire of air balancing and mark dampener
  6. Create an access point in the hot air trunk
  7. Pre-inspection of hot air system
  8. Protect coil and furnace with airbag
  9. Connect suction to hot air trunk (create negative air)
  10. Place protective mat in front of the vent, vacuum register opening
  11. Adjust register damper to allow maximum airflow
  12. Using compressed air and whips, clean individual vents using compressed air (and negative air), blow out individual vents throughout the house
  13. Re-adjust damper and vent settings for the balance system.  Adjust airflow for balancing of the system
  14. Using air snake, whips or brushes clean hot air trunk
  15. Send reverse blowing skipper ball up individual hot air trunk for additional cleaning
  16. Create suction at furnace face
  17. Clean blower compartment
  18. Using direct compressed air, clean fins of blower rotating blower (with air for 30 seconds each side and direction)
  19. Post-inspection of hot air system
  20. Pre-test furnace function
  21. Create an access point to the cold air return
  22. Pre-inspection of the cold air return
  23. Connect suction to the cold air return
  24. Using compressed air, whips or brushes (and negative air) blow out individual cold air returns throughout the house
  25. Using air snake, whips, or brushes, clean cold air return trunk
  26. Post-inspection of the cold air return
  27. Remove filter
  28. Replace filter (clean reusable ones or replace with a new one if provided by client)
  29. Inspect cold air return trunk
  30. Inspect and adjust dampener
  31. Seal up system
  32. Turn the system on and test
  33. Remove all magnetic covers