Frequently Asked Questions

How often should I have my HVAC system cleaned?

Prairie Dust Busters suggests cleaning your entire HVAC system air handler (furnace) , evaporator coil, condenser coil, air ducts, exhaust ducts and unit ventilators once every two to three years. The US Department of Energy recommends you check and or clean your blower motor and air...
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How long does it take to have the furnace and ductwork cleaned?

Prairie Dust Busters is the most thorough and time efficient duct cleaning company in the business, because of the power of our equipment and the experience of technicians we can get work done in shorter periods of time. Even so, the typical residential HVAC system will take between 3 to 4...
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Is Prairie Dust Busters work guaranteed?

Absolutely 100% guarantee! We clean your HVAC system to your satisfaction. We will not accept payment unless you are satisfied with the service you have received.

Do I need to wait all day or do you give time frames for my appointment?

We will give you an approximate one-hour time frame to arrive at your home. We schedule appointments from Monday to Friday.

How skilled or trained is your HVAC cleaning staff?

All our professional HVAC cleaners have had extensive training that takes 3 years to complete before we send them out to clean your home or building. All of our technicians have been with us for over 23 years! additionally, this special training allows us to provide you with the...
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Why should I have my air conditioning evaporator coils cleaned?

Your coil sits above the heat exchanger and looks a lot like a radiator which air passes, through some systems have 2 coils in the furnace known as an evaporator coil / "A" coil and a secondary (condensing) heat exchanger, eventually build-up of dirt and grime clog the coil. This causes the...
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Does Prairie Dust Busters clean the air conditioning coil in your system?

Yes we do, this is the most important part and in many cases the one that is not poperly addressed by others. We insure to access the coil from up and down stream.

What is an evaporator coil?

Layman's description of an evaporator coil. The coils basic design is something like a radiator on a car. There are two flat radiators leaning against each other in an "A" shape. It is referred to as an "A" coil. It's got tubes that are surrounded by aluminum fins. It sits inside a sheet...
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What is Air Duct Cleaning?

Air duct cleaning refers to cleaning the inside of a home or office ventilation system.  The air ducts come in a variety of sizes and materials and  span throughout the building or your home, delivering heating and cooling, year-round.

How can I tell if my (h-vac) system needs professional duct cleaning?

There are a few things you can check yourself: Check the air filter. Whatever debris is on the filter may only be a small portion of what could actually be in your return air duct. If the filter on your furnace is dirty, that’s an indication that duct cleaning is required. Check inside...
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Will having my heating ducts cleaned make my house cleaner?

Many customers report a noticeable difference in the amount of dust that settles on their furniture. Air ducts naturally accumulate debris over time which then recirculates in the air you breathe. If you notice that dust accumulates quickly even after cleaning, it is likely a sign that...
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