Tips on preventing ductwork from getting dirty during construction.


The phone rings and it’s the general contractor from a job where you performed ductwork fabrication and installation over four months ago.

He says the ductwork needs to be cleaned before the system can be started. Your first thoughts are “It was clean when it left the shop. Why is it my fault that it’s full of construction debris?”

This starts a process that many sheet metal works contractors go through on a regular basis.

You go the job and see that the mechanical HVAC construction contractor has everything hooked up and they were heating — or cooling — the building for days. The ductwork is full of dust. The general contractor says it’s the mechanical contractor’s responsibility. The mechanical contractor says it’s your problem. Read More   Snips Info Center 

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