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How do you know that you are getting a true Sanitizing of your air ductwork system?

Updated on August 16, 2012

Before you call for a quote for duct cleaning be sure you are educated. Some companies give FREE sanitizing as a $50 value when you purchase a full home cleaning package. Always ask what their process is when inquiring about sanitizing and deodorizing whether free or purchasing. Below is a list of a comprehensive 15 step process.

15 Steps to a proper sanitizing and deodorizing of your ductwork system.

Duct System – Sanitizing and Deodorizing

15 Step Process

  1. Ensure clean system
  2. Ensure hospital grade all natural biobotanical santizer is being used – customer scent approved.
  3. Apply only with a wet fogger to ensure all crevises of system are appropriately treated
  4. Connect truck vacuum to hot air trunk
  5. Treat individual vents a minimum 10 seconds each
  6. Wipe individual vent covers with sanitizer
  7. Connect to cold air trunk
  8. Treat individual cold air vents a minimum of 20 seconds
  9. Wipe individual vent covers with sanitizer
  10. Hot air trunk – fog in all individual access holes to ensure main trunk is appropriately treated
  11. Cold air trunk – fog in all individual access holes to ensure main trunk is appropriately treated
  12. Keep system off for 10 minutes for the product to dwell
  13. Wipe down furnace compartment
  14. Clean up all equipment
  15. Turn on furnace

Breathe easy knowing that your system had a proper professional application of santizer and deodorizer!

Most companies use Benefect's Botanical Disinfectant to sanitize duct systems. This is a good plant based sanitizer that won't harm you, your duct system, pets or floors. When fogged into a system and is allowed proper dwell time it is highly effective.

Benefect Botanical Disinfectant:
• Kills Over 99.99% of Germs
• Virucidal (HIV-1) • Bactericidal (Including MRSA)
• Fungicidal, Tuberculocidal
• Made From Plant Extracts
• Pleasant Aromatherapeutic Vapors
• No Synthetic Fragrances, Dyes or Bleach


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