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What about video inspection cameras?

Frequently Asked Questions In my professional opinion, video inspection is unnecessary to effectively view and clean  the average residential duct system We can simply put our head up inside the Duct where our vacuum is hooked up and physically view the duct's interior with our own eyes. In fact many of the CHEAP wireless inspection cameras are of very poor quality and can actually make a dirty duct system appear to be clean. The technician will be unable to show you inside any of the heating vents with these cameras and he will be limited to showing you only a...Read More

Dryer Duct Cleaning Experts – The Problem Solvers

Over the years we've cleaned so many dryer exhaust duct systems, and from time-to-time we get called in to solve a venting problem that no one else could seem to take care of. These are some shots of a recent dryer vent cleaning that we did in downtown Toronto. The homeowner had two different companies in before us, and both of them charged her too much money and didn't even solve the problem. The first guy came with a leaf blower, took the flex off the back of the dryer and blew in there with it. He pissed around for...Read More

Candles Are Pretty But Also Deadly

Did you know that it only takes seconds for a flickering flame to engulf your home? In past years, the popularity of candles has increased greatly and so has the number of house fires. People leaving a candle burning on a table do not realize the potential damage awaiting them. Fires will spread quickly and the heat, smoke, gases, soot and toxic fumes could be deadly.Your home's furnace ventilation system, when running, acts like a vacuum and can draw in all the smoke from a candle and spread it throughout your home in a matter of minutes creating a sooty...Read More

Removing Blown-In Attic Insulation

There are several reasons why someone would want to have the insulation in their attic removed. The most common reasons are due to renovations, the homeowner finding out they are allergic to the existing material, or after rodents (usually squirrels or racoons) have found a way into the attic space. Besides air duct cleaning and a host of related home heating services, City Duct also does attic insulation removal, and we have been providing this service since our inception in 1987. Here are some photos of a recent attic insulation removal job that we completed recently. This home was undergoing...Read More

Save Our Earth and Improve Air Quality

Do your part... help reduce emissions and stop global warming. Here are some easy tips on what you can do and how much carbon dioxide you can actually save. Recycle - Recycling just ½ of normal household waste can save 2400 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. Plant a tree - Believe it or not, over 1 ton of carbon dioxide will be absorbed by a single tree over its lifetime. Use less hot water - You can do this by installing a low-flow shower head in the bath and a water-saver flush kit in your toilet. Doing this will...Read More