Air Duct and Dyer Vent Cleaning or Chimney Cleaning and Inspection at Five Star Duct Cleaning (Up to 91% Off)

Richmond

32 Ratings

Discount 91%
Over 20 bought
$398
not yet available
See similar deals
Give as a Gift
Unable to add now. Please try again later
Unable to remove now. Please try again later
Up to 91% Off
32 Ratings

What You'll Get


Choose Between Two Options

  • $35 for air duct and dryer vent cleaning package ($398 value)
  • $19 for chimney cleaning and inspection ($189 value)

The package includes unlimited supply vents, one return vent, one main vent, and a general HVAC check-up.

Five Things to Know About Creosote

A chimney cleaning clears the flue of creosote—a black or brown substance that builds up over time. Learn why it needs to go with Groupon’s breakdown.

1. Creosote comes from condensation. As wood burns in a fireplace, it releases a veritable cocktail of materials: smoke, water vapor, tar fog, and a number of gases. These substances move up the chimney, cooling and condensing as they rise. That condensed stuff sticks to the sides of the chimney in the form of a black or brown goo—sometimes sticky, sometimes flaky, and always highly combustible.

2. It can be dangerous if left to linger. Due to its flammable nature, creosote is the number-one cause of chimney fires. These blazes can range from small, undetectable smolders inside the chimney itself, to five-alarm catastrophes that can level a house. Fortunately, routine cleanings are a very effective way to prevent fires.

3. Creosote can be good, too. Both man-made kinds of creosote—wood-tar and coal-tar—are toxic, but they’re also manufactured commercially due to several benefits. The wood-tar variety helps preserve wood structures and Trojan horses, while the more noxious coal-tar type makes a good sealant for railroad ties and bridgework.

4. Not all creosote is man-made. Larrea tridentata, a low-growing, spiky plant commonly found in deserts, is known as the “creosote bush” for its pungent smell. Native American tribes of the Southwest used the plant’s leaves in teas or compresses to treat minor ailments such as bruises and colds.

5. Don’t invite creosote to your barbecue. Creosote can build up on roasted meat the same way it accumulates in a chimney, resulting in a bitter, unpleasant taste. A small amount, however, can keep meat from rotting—in fact, the name derives from the Greek words kreas, meaning “flesh” or “meat,” and sōtēr, meaning “preserver.”

About Five Star Duct Cleaning


Customer Reviews

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Valid only within 100 miles of zip code 20854. Appointment required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per household. Valid only for option purchased. Dryer vent Cleaning and Inspection is valid for up to 6 feet. Chimney Cleaning and Inspection is valid for up to 12 feet. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

DIY projects and expert services for your home
15% Bonus Savings
Get an extra 15% off local restaurants, spas, salons, and more to use within 48 hours of your Goods order! See details
By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.
{}