Archives: October 2015

There has been a bit of confusion and questions asked concerning the beneficial gain of air duct cleaning. No matter the units in our homes, big or small; they all need a scheduled cleaning now and again. Air ducts collect a variety of foreign debris that should be cleaned regularly.

Steam Green Carpet Cleaning would to take the time to answer some frequently asked questions. We hope the your question is found among them, but should you have any further inquiries, you can always feel free to give us a call!

Q. What are the health benefits of a regular scheduled air duct cleaning service?
A. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, or commonly referred to as the HVAC, is a shaft, that by the nature of the beast, compiles an array of contaminants that can potentially affect your health. These include mold, fungi, mildew, dust and allergen particles. Removing this assortment of filth and pollutants can improve the air quality constantly being circulated through your home.
Q. Can an air duct cleaning reduce the home’s energy bill?
A. A clean system can run more efficiently and put less strain on your moving parts. Research by the U.S. EPA has proven as much. A clean air duct can prolong HVAC system life, reduce the risk of break-downs and run more smoothly.
Q. How often should air ducts be cleaned?
A. This question has quite a few determining factors. The average cleaning should be conducted by a professional every five years or so. Perhaps more frequently if the following circumstances fits your life style.
• Frequent smoking indoors.
• Pets that shed frequent hair and dander.
• Water damage or contamination in the home or HVAC system.
• Severe allergy sufferers that benefits from clean air ducts.
• After home remodeling or renovations.
• Prior to move in.
Q. Can mold grow in air ducts? Can it be harmful?
A. Mold spores thrive in consistent temperatures and moistures. Dust that flows through the air duct system is a banquet if mold develops, and can thrive. In a nut shell, air ducts are a potential and favorable place for mold to prosper. Mold can trigger allergies, and after long term exposure can induce flu-like symptoms. However, for mold to be found in the ducts, usually it is the cause of spores from other locations relocating to air ducts. If you find a mold problem anywhere in the home, have a professional inspect the air ducts to be safe.
Q. What variety of debris is actually pulled into the air ducts?
A. Depends on the environmental and climate conditions. Generally air ducts are pushing the air that was once outside containing dust, chemicals, pollen, insects and mold spores. Interior particles could include dead skin cells, pet hair and dander, pesticides, smoke, cooking particles and personal care products. Building material, most likely caused by construction, can be wood products, fire place soot, metal shavings, carpets and plastics distributing pollutants. Rain water can find its way in their if there any leak problems, which can also produce mold.

Professional Air Duct Cleaning Services in Valley Village, Long Beach, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Burbank, Calabasas, Beverly Hills, Thousand Oaks & Los Angeles CA

Cleaning your air ducts periodically can enhance your HVAC efficiency, improve indoor air quality and help contribute to better health. Clean air flow is essential to day to day living. Contact Steam Green Carpet Cleaning for all your air duct cleaning needs among our many quality services.

It is estimated that people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, either in their homes or at the office or other work environments. Because we are indoors more often than we are not, we are in almost constant contact with the carpet in our homes and offices. If your carpets are not being cleaned on a regular basis at your home or office, then you are being exposed to dangerous materials that can be harmful to your health. Carpet can carry many different types of bacteria; in fact, the virus that is responsible for the flu can survive for thirty days or longer on the surface of carpet. Regular vacuuming and cleaning of carpet will greatly improve the environment of your home and office.

Chem Dry Carpet Cleaning can Leave Soap Residue on Carpet

There are many carpet cleaning options to choose from today. While they are all different in some small ways, most carpet cleaning companies in general use soaps and other chemicals to get your carpet clean. Unfortunately not all of these methods render great results. One of the biggest complaints that home owners have after their carpets have been cleaned by a dry carpet cleaning professional is that their carpet feels like there is a residue left behind. While strong soaps and chemicals greatly help to remove stains and are very effective in doing so, what is difficult to remove from the carpet completely is the soap and chemicals that were used to remove the stain.

Steam Carpet Cleaning Removes Soap & Chemical Residues on Carpet

In many cases, leftover soap residue will soon act as a magnet for dust, dirt and grime, and pretty soon you will notice that your carpet is once again in need of a professional cleaning. But what other option do you have to turn to after experiencing left over residue and soap from your previous experience? Your best option is to hire a steam cleaning carpet company. Cleaning carpet with steam means that the harsh chemicals and soaps are not used to get your carpet looking new and fresh. And the soaps and chemicals that are used are rinsed cleaned and extracted using powerful truck mounted steam carpet cleaning machines!

Professional Steam Carpet Cleaning Services in Valley Village, Long Beach, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Burbank, Calabasas, Beverly Hills, Thousand Oaks & Los Angeles CA

Think of all the debris and chemicals and soap and everything else that has been building up in your carpet overtime. Steam cleaning carpet utilizes equipment that shoots hot water into the fibers of your carpet to remove all of the debris buildup that has occurred over time. The heated application of a thorough steam cleaning will reduce any bacteria, germs, mites and other toxins that are present in your carpet’s fibers. For carpet that is completely clean with no harsh residues left behind, contact Steam Green Carpet Cleaning.

Clients Testimonials

We didnt have the funds to buy new carpet so we thought we would try them. They were able to get the pet smell out and they even were able to get oil paint from my 2 year old out of an upstairs bedroom carpet. Would use again.

Chris. S. Agoura Hills, CA