Frequently Asked Questions



If you are experiencing excess dust, black stuff blowing out, mold or fungus on your vent covers/registers, odors, allergies, health concerns, or people complaining, you should have your entire air conditioning system and air ducts cleaned.

In some cases, people that are moving into a home or building that was previously occupied, simple what to get the systems cleaned to remove the dirt, debris, dust and dander left behind by the others.

After a construction project, it is critical to have your HVAC system cleaned. For both residential and commercial, the General Contractor will be running the air conditioning system for both temperature and humidity control. With the systems running, the construction dust is pulled into the return air system and circulates throughout the system. When the systems are not running, the dust simply settles inside of the supply ductwork.

How To Tell When Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning

How Can HVAC Duct Cleaning Improve My Energy Efficiency

Power Vac America has been in business for 30 years and has developed a thorough and time-efficient duct cleaning process. Because of the power of our equipment and the experience of our technicians we can get large amounts of work done in short periods of time. Even so, the typical Residential Air Duct Cleaning project will take between 2 ½ to 3 hours with a 2 man crew to complete 1 system.

Commercial projects vary from one day to several months and we work with the customer to minimize the downtime and reduce any inconvenience to the tenants.

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NADCA, the National Air Duct Cleaners Association was formed in 1989 to institute industry standards and credentialing programs for the HVAC industry.

Their Assessment, Cleaning & Restoration (ACR) of HVAC System 2013 Standard, is the standard that Power Vac America uses on all projects, both residential and commercial.

Their Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS) certification is the test required to recognize a person’s knowledge and skills related to HVAC system hygiene. In most cases, one of Power Vac America’s ASCS certified technicians will be the lead on your project.

Why is Certified NADCA Membership Important?

In the state of Texas, the air duct cleaning contractor is required to have an air conditioning contractor’s license to clean the evaporator coils, blower, cut any access openings for proper cleaning of the plenums and ductwork and use any anti-microbial products. Any contractor providing these services without a license is operating illegally. Power Vac America’s license is TACLA 28012 E and can be verified at

How Do I Find Trustworthy Air Duct Cleaning in Texas?

Over 30 years in business, family, and locally owned and operated, A+ rating with the BBB, NADCA certified, licensed by the State of Texas, only clean HVAC systems and ductwork, 5 star Google reviews, upfront fixed pricing/quotes, state-of-the-art equipment, and cleaning techniques, NADCA ASCS certified crew leaders, trained technicians and all technicians are registered with the state of Texas. We have the experience, customer service, and equipment to get the job done right.

For both residential and commercial jobs, we give you a 30-minute time frame for when we will arrive at your project.

No, all of the products that we use are registered with the EPA for the use inside of air conditioning systems and are not harmful. It is perfectly safe for you and your pets to stay during the cleaning process.

While there are many variables that go into this, after Power Vac America has cleaned your systems and you do your part to keep the filters changed on a regular basis and maintain the proper operation of your air conditioning unit, we recommend having the entire system cleaned every 3 to 5 years.

How To Tell When Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning