Duct sanitizing and disinfecting helps keep the people around you healthy and safe. It’s critical to pay close attention to your air ducts and the cleaning procedures you employ if you want the air in your location to be free of germs and other impurities that can harm air quality. It’s not only about keeping your air ducts clean it’s also about going further to seeking duct sanitizing and disinfection treatments.

With that considered, there are some other things to consider while selecting the best air duct treatments and services.


If you want to find the best way to care for your air ducts, you should probably understand the differences between cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting these your ducts. There are small differences that set apart cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.

Air Duct Cleaning

Because many air ducts are clogged with dust, mold, and bacteria that must be cleaned, Air duct cleaning is provided to manually remove solid debris from ducts. This can include a variety of irritants that might aggravate allergy sufferers.

Air Duct Cleaning and Sanitizing

In addition to eliminating dirt and debris, this step goes deeper into the cleaning solution by taking further efforts to minimize the quantity of bacteria, germs, and other pathogens. This may include visual spot treatment of certain areas that are particularly hazardous.

Air Duct Cleaning Sanitizing and Disinfecting

The main goal of this sort of treatment is to destroy bacteria and viruses on these surfaces so they don’t create health issues like allergies, asthma, and infections like COVID-19.  For example, we can use treatments that destroys almost 100 percent of bacteria, viruses, and fungus on a surface within only 10 minutes!

How do we Sanitize and Disinfect Air Ducts?

Fogging is the method we use at Clear Air Duct Cleaning. Every surface in your ductwork will be covered with the disinfectant. We aerosolize into tiny droplets, the solution and spread it throughout your system. Our professionals apply an EPA-registered disinfectant solution to sanitize and disinfect your air ducts. This is a low-toxic, fragrance-free solution that is already used by hospitals, medical offices, and other healthcare facilities. As a result, it is capable of combating viruses such as COVID-19.

Is it necessary to “sanitize” air ducts after each cleaning?

You don’t need to in most circumstances. Regular air duct cleaning is sufficient. Look at the list below to determine when sanitizing air ducts is necessary to be done. Customers should sanitize and disinfect in the cases of:

  • Someone is vulnerable to health problems: (Asthma, Allergies, Tuberculosis, or other diseases that are transmitted by airborne droplets).
  • You have animals in your home.
  • Your ductwork produces an unpleasant odor.
  • Water leaks / water damage have occurred in your air duct system.
  • Bacteria, microorganisms, and molds are suspected to be present in air ducts.

How Regularly Should I Have Air Ducts Sanitized/Disinfected?

You may want to know how long sanitizing and disinfecting solutions persist after they have been applied to your house. Depending on the severity of the issues, HVAC sanitizing treatments should last 6 to 12 months. If your home or office circumstances have altered since the last disinfection treatment, such as the presence of a contagious disease, you might consider treating your air ducts again. As a result, if you’re worried about COVID-19 and keeping your air ducts virus-free, you might want to investigate these sanitizing treatments as an added precaution.

We provide air duct and ductwork sanitizing services in Salem, New Hampshire and the surrounding areas. We serve both residential (single-family housing, multi-unit apartment buildings etc.), and commercial properties (offices, malls, churches, hospitals, gyms, educational facilities and more).

If you want to order air duct fogging service or just have questions about our services just contact the Clear Air Duct Cleaning team today. Call (603) 602-7734!

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