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Air Duct Cleaning Services in Elgin, IL

Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration

(815) 569-0702

The HVAC system in a home or building is an important system, but it is usually ignored until something goes wrong.  The heating and cooling is distributed through the air ducts and as air passes through the system, airborne debris such as dust and pollen collect within the ducts and on the component parts.  This accumulation can cause the system to run less efficiently, increase the risk of malfunctions, and contribute to poor indoor air quality.  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration provides air duct cleaning services in Elgin, IL to thoroughly clean out HVAC systems in homes and businesses.  Our services will help lower your heating and cooling bills by improving the efficiency of the system and contribute to better indoor air quality.

It is commonly cited that about 40 pounds of dust circulate through the typical home in a year, meaning that much of this dust passes through your HVAC system.  However, many homeowners have difficulty determining whether or not they need professional air duct cleaning services.  The general rule of thumb is to have professional air duct cleaning done every 2-5 years.  The following are signs that your home or building needs air duct cleaning:

  • High amount of dust throughout the building
  • Odors coming from the vents
  • Dust buildup on the vents and registers
  • People in the home or building experiencing allergy symptoms

Air Duct Cleaning Services

Before and After of an air duct cleaning services by Nu-Gen Cleaning and Restoration


Our professional air duct cleaning services will completely remove the debris that has built up within the air ducts and on the component parts.  Our advanced equipment allows us to get deep into the system to ensure that there is no debris left behind.  The complete air duct cleaning services we provide include the following:

  • Open access and cleaning of the air ducts and component parts
  • Effective cleaning of flex ducts, fiberglass duct board, and fiberglass lined sheet metal air ducts with soft bristled brushes
  • Containment of the dust and debris
  • Contact vacuuming and brushing
  • Vacuuming with High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) vacuums and outside exhausting vacuums
  • Cleaning of all registers and vents
  • Resealing of holes made for open access
  • Cleaning with advanced equipment by trained technicians

Why Choose Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration for Air Duct Cleaning?

  • Over 200 5-star Google Reviews: Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration has received over 200 5-star reviews on Google, showing the trust and satisfaction of their clients.
  • BBB A+ Accredited: We hold an A+ accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, indicating our commitment to excellence and high standards of customer satisfaction.
  • IICRC Certified:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration has been certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), which showcases its expertise in providing air duct cleaning and restoration services.
  • Top Pro 2020 Award: We have been recognized as a Top Pro in 2020, highlighting our excellence in our industry and demonstrating our dedication to delivering exceptional service and professionalism.
  • Housecall Pro Superpro Certification: Our team has obtained Housecall Pro Superpro Certification, highlighting our skill and effectiveness in delivering high-quality cleaning and restoration services.
  • Member of the RIA (Restoration Industry Association): As a member of the Restoration Industry Association, we adhere to industry best practices and stay up to date with advancements in the cleaning and restoration field.
  • A Rating on Angie’s List: Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration has received an A rating on Angie’s List, indicating our commitment to providing excellent services and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Same-day estimates available: We offer same-day estimates to quickly assess and address your cleaning and restoration needs, recognizing the importance of your urgency.
  • 24/7 response time: Emergencies can occur at any time, necessitating a 24/7 response.
  • Work with all insurance providers: Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration partners with insurance providers, making it easier for our clients and ensuring a smooth restoration process.
  • Free Estimates provided: We provide free estimates as part of our commitment to transparency.
  • Safe Cleaning Agents and Practices: Our commitment to safety includes using safe cleaning agents and practices for the benefit of both our clients and the environment.
  • Equipment, Technology, and Innovations: Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration prioritize investing in cutting-edge equipment and technology to stay ahead of industry trends. This commitment allows us to provide our customers with the best and most innovative cleaning and restoration solutions.
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed: At Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration, ensuring your satisfaction is our primary objective.

Contact Us for Air Duct Cleaning in Elgin, IL

If you notice higher energy bills or any of the above mentioned signs in your home or building, it may be time to have your air ducts professionally cleaned.  We have the training and equipment to thoroughly clean air ducts and HVAC systems in commercial and residential buildings.  You can call us anytime at (815) 569-0702 to schedule an air duct cleaning appointment in Elgin, IL.

Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration

Frequently Asked Questions on Duct and Vent Cleaning

How do I know if my air ducts need to be cleaned?: The air duct system plays a vital role in the house, facilitating air circulation and distributing heating and cooling throughout the entire space. Similar to other household systems, regular cleaning and maintenance are necessary for the proper and efficient functioning of air ducts. While air ducts don’t require cleaning as frequently as some other areas of the home, it is beneficial for homeowners to recognize the signs indicating the need for professional cleaning. Here are some common indicators that it’s time to have your air ducts cleaned by a professional.

1. Mold or Mildew
2. Health and Respiratory Problems
3. Excess Dust and Debris from the Registers
4. Reduced Efficiency

Is air duct cleaning really worth the money?: Given the prevalence of scams related to air duct cleaning services, it is understandable that finding a trustworthy contractor can be a daunting task. It is natural to feel concerned about whether they will deliver satisfactory results. While some advertisements may appear promising, there could be negative reviews from disgruntled customers, further adding to the uncertainty. Therefore, it is crucial to address the question of whether air duct cleaning is truly worth the investment.

Generally, air duct cleanings will only be worth it if the ducts are full of rodent debris, mold, or large amounts of debris. Air duct cleaning can cost anywhere from $300 – $500, There are some simple system checks as well as general maintenance tasks you can implement for your HVAC system.

How to Get Water Out of Air Ducts?: Once you have confirmed that there are no leaks in the furnace and clothes dryer vents, and all other systems are functioning properly, the next recommended step is to utilize a dehumidifier in areas where condensation tends to accumulate. By running a dehumidifier, moisture is effectively extracted from the air, leading to a decrease in condensation formation inside the ducts.

Recent Reviews

Review by Kelly Ann
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

It is only the first day and the so far the professionalism and the kindness of the workers the cleanup and care of my property and furniture is above and beyond any company I have seen!! Absolutely outstanding and professional company hands down so far!!! Third day!! So far I have had Fransisco Jose Sha-ron Zeke Nick Joey as crew members and all absolutely amazingly outstanding truly and amazing company through and through their professionalism is by far hands down amazing! Great company great workers fast and thorough the owner Moises is on top of everything he actually came out he has had no issues answering questions when I needed I mean when they work for you.. they truly work for you with the utmost care and professionalism and the cleanliness it’s unbelievable!

Review by Stephen Abbs
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

I had a pipe freeze and burst at my home in the very early hours of Christmas Eve, around midnight. The water damaged my kitchen and went into my basement as well. I called Nu-Gen around 2:00am and Olga answered the phone and set up an appointment for me for the same day, between 8:30-9:30. After calling my insurance company, they said they would send out their own mitigation service so I cancelled my appointment with Nu-Gen. Well, the service that my insurance company contracted never showed up, but to my surprise Olga called me that afternoon to check on things and make sure I was okay. I was incredibly grateful for her checking on me because my insurance company failed me at that point. Later that afternoon Moises, the project manager, came out to assess the situation. They immediately set up the mitigation process and during the next couple of weeks, Moises - and his wonderful crew - Jose and Joey, were out several times to check on the progress of the drying and mitigation process. I am forever grateful for Nu-Gen's help and guidance throughout this entire process. I've recommended their services to my insurance company as well so that they could now have a reliable mitigation service to use in the area and I also expect to use Nu-Gen for the reconstruction work as well.

Review by Dylan
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

Jose and Leti were wonderful, a third gentleman came to assist, I didn't get his name but they worked well together to solve a tricky dryer vent issue. After spending over an hour cleaning a vent that was no longer in use from second floor( unbeknownst to all of us) we learned previous owners rerouted out the roof. Not once did they act like they were annoyed by this discovery. Very professional and very friendly. I cannot recommend them enough. Great Job Nu-Gen.