duct cleaning

3 Household Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Bad things happen to good people everyday. Sometimes they’re minor inconveniences, sometimes they are majorly costly, and sometimes they are outright disasters. When things go awry, there’s often no way that it could have been predicted or prevented.  But sometimes your house might be giving you warning signs and if you know what to look for, you could avoid minor and major issues alike. In no particular order, here are 3 warning signs that a major household issue might be coming your way as well as what to do to prevent further problems.    Your dryer doesn’t seem to be [...]

By |2019-08-20T23:14:48+00:00September 6th, 2019|allergies, dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Other Peoples’ Dirt

You've heard us say before that if you buy a new house or finish renovations on your home, you should have your ductwork cleaned afterward to help remove the dust and debris. But you may not realize that it’s often a good idea to have the ductwork cleaned when you buy an existing home, also. Much to our regret, not everyone knows how beneficial duct cleaning is and that means that many homes have never had it done. Still more may have it had it done a long time ago, but not in recent years. And when they go to [...]

By |2019-07-27T15:25:05+00:00August 2nd, 2019|duct cleaning|0 Comments

Who you gonna call (when things go really wrong)?

Things happen. Pipes burst, mold blooms, homes burn down, have soot blown everywhere, or even experience pest infestations. And when things like that go wrong, you probably call experts in restoration services, cleaning services, remediation, and more. As you should.  But did you know that those companies often call in additional specialists to help them ensure they thoroughly deal with whatever problems are plaguing a business or home?  They absolutely do, and when the ductwork or air quality in a building is compromised many of them call in duct cleaners to fix the problem. Hi Tech Duct Cleaning has been [...]

By |2019-06-25T22:06:43+00:00July 5th, 2019|duct cleaning|0 Comments

Duct Cleaning Behind the Scenes, Then and Now: Part 1

Hi Tech Duct Cleaning, Inc. is a business that has been on the cutting edge of duct cleaning for a very long time. We’ve consistently set the bar high in the industry, been featured on national news programs, held up as a standard by the National Duct Cleaners Association, and are referred by over 170 heating and air companies.   But how does a company get to that point? What drives it?   We thought that the answers to these questions, and a look at both the past and future of Hi Tech, would be both interesting and helpful for [...]

By |2019-05-01T14:52:46+00:00May 3rd, 2019|duct cleaning|0 Comments

How to spot a scammer

Spring is here, and along with birds singing and plants coming back to life we often start to see ads for unscrupulous duct cleaning companies popping up everywhere this time of year. It seems that scams bloom right along with the flowers in spring. Maybe you or someone you love has been thinking of getting your ductwork cleaned but you’re worried about falling prey to unethical companies. Your fear is (unfortunately) not misplaced. However, there are some telltale signs you can look for that give away sleazy duct cleaning companies every time. In no particular order, here they are:   [...]

By |2019-03-27T00:48:40+00:00April 5th, 2019|duct cleaning, scammers|0 Comments

Spring is coming and so are clogged dryer vents

Spring is on its way, and with it comes mating season for all the local birds. You may be wondering why in the world a duct cleaning blog would be spending time talking about birds and mating seasons, but trust us when we say it’s actually a big issue in our world.   Each spring, birds start to build nests in preparation for laying eggs and raising baby birds. But sometimes in the quest for a safe spot, birds choose dryer vent openings as the location for their new nest and this causes big problems for homeowners.   As a [...]

By |2019-02-27T00:18:30+00:00March 1st, 2019|dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Ask the duct cleaners: Our most frequently asked questions, answered.

Hi Tech Duct Cleaning has been around since 1995, serving the Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Eastern Indiana areas. When you’ve been in business that long, you start to see patterns and trends, including in the questions we are asked most often.   And since we want to make sure you have all the answers you need to make informed decisions about caring for your home and family, we decided to create a new series, “Ask the Duct Cleaner”. In this series we will take some of the most frequently asked questions we hear and have our CEO, Aaron Cain, [...]

By |2019-01-25T21:02:01+00:00February 1st, 2019|duct cleaning, scammers|0 Comments

5 Reasons Duct Cleaning is a Great Investment in Your Home & Family

When you think about investments you may picture stocks and bonds, which is a pretty narrow definition of the word ‘investment’. Or you may even picture more abstract investments,, such as investing in your health by joining a gym or investing in your family’s future by completing a degree or training course. But investing is really putting time, energy and money into something that pays off later. And your investment strategy should include your home. Although duct cleaning doesn’t often come to mind when people think about how to invest wisely in their future, we argue that it should. And [...]

By |2018-11-28T01:18:40+00:00December 7th, 2018|allergies, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Why You Need to Have Your Dryer Vent Cleaned This Fall or Winter

According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 17,000 fires linked to clogged dryer vents are reported each year, causing an average of 55 deaths, 380 injuries and nearly a quarter of a billion dollars in property damage. That’s a lot. Ask any firefighter you encounter and many of them will tell you to clean out your lint trap every chance you get because they’ve seen the consequences of not doing so first-hand. But did you know that it isn’t always just lint buildup that leads to dryer vent clogs? Over the years, Hi Tech Duct Cleaning has cleaned thousands [...]

By |2018-10-26T17:11:59+00:00November 2nd, 2018|dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Prep Your Home for Winter

Fall is upon us and winter will be here before you know it. Many of you are probably in the process of getting your home ready for the colder months, too. Let me guess. Your to-do list probably looks something like this, right? To-Do: Clean gutters Rake leaves Prep windows and doors Change the furnace filter in preparation for turning on your furnace While you’re prepping your home, don’t neglect your ductwork. In fact, add it to the list right now if you haven’t had the ductwork cleaned in a while (or ever). When you turn your furnace on for [...]

By |2018-09-27T00:16:59+00:00October 5th, 2018|allergies, duct cleaning|0 Comments