Beware Air Duct Cleaning Scams

Beware Air Duct Cleaning Scams

By In Air Duct Cleaning On August 3, 2015

You know the old saying, “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” The same goes for air duct cleaning in your Raleigh home.  In two recent court cases Colorado’s Attorney General has closed down two air duct cleaning companies for false advertising.

In the first case in late 2014, Seabreeze Air, LLC was found guilty of offering very low-cost prices in advertisements on Groupon, Living Social, and ValPak with “no intention of honoring the advertised rate.”  They would offer a $40 price but then raise the cost significantly once they were in the customers home.

In another case this past April against 212 Home Inc. was labeled a bait-and-switch operation in which homeowners would agree to a contract with the company for $39 only to later be charged much more after the contractor fraudulently identified expensive and hazardous issues.

These kind of dishonest business practice is not limited to Colorado. If can happen anywhere including right here in Raleigh.  Check out this 5 On Your Side Investigation.

What Should You Pay for Air Duct Cleaning?

The price you will pay for air duct cleaning depends on how many HVAC units and the number of vents in your home. With our clients we’ve seen the range of prices from $300 – $900 though on average two story home with 2 HVAC units costs around $600. Because the price does vary we do provide free estimates to all potential clients.

Who You Should Hire

When researching companies to perform air duct or dryer vent cleaning in your Raleigh area home look for a company that is certified by the National Air Duct Cleaning Association (NADCA). Atlantic Corp. employees have earned the NADCA Air System Cleaning Specialist Certification. As certified professionals we are bound to operate within the NADCA Code of Ethics. Visit the link to see what you can expect from us.

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Contact Atlantic Corp. today to request your air duct cleaning or dryer vent cleaning estimate.

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