Our Equipment:



The NIKRO SL4000 is a powerful and highly portable vacuum system designed for residential and commercial air duct cleaning. Its slim, three-piece design allows easy maneuverability through narrow spaces. The system features a 3-stage filtration system, including a 99.97% HEPA filter to ensure clean air. It includes accessories like a PVC flex duct, hose clamps, and a duct mounting flange. With 5000 CFM airflow, 5″ static pressure, and two 1 1/2 HP motors, this system delivers efficient performance. It is made of aluminum with a powder coat paint finish and has a built-in dolly and stair climber. The SL4000 weighs 233 lbs and measures 59″L x 20″W x 31″H.

The NorthStar® Air Compressor

The NorthStar® Air Compressor

The NorthStar® 8-Gallon Twin Tank gas-powered portable air compressor is a durable and reliable option designed for heavy-duty work on the jobsite. Its Honda GX270 OHV engine ensures reliable performance with low oil shutdown for added protection. The full cast iron two-stage pump, W-style cylinder design, and floating-type Swedish steel valves contribute to its longevity and superior cooling. With a 100% duty cycle, it delivers 14.9 CFM at 90 PSI and operates at a slower RPM for increased durability. The 8-gallon horizontal twin tank provides ample air storage for air duct cleaning, making it a suitable choice for the task.

Anti-Bacterial Fogger

Anti-Bacterial Fogger:

An anti-bacterial fogger is crucial for air duct cleaning as it disperses a fine mist of disinfectant solution, eliminating harmful bacteria, viruses, and mold. It prevents cross-contamination, neutralizes odors, and improves indoor air quality. By targeting and eliminating contaminants within the ducts, the fogger helps create a healthier environment and maintains the efficiency of the HVAC system. Its use, performed by professionals, ensures thorough disinfection and promotes a safe and clean living or working space.

Inspection Camera

Inspection Camera:

An inspection camera is a valuable tool used in air duct cleaning to assess the condition of the ductwork. It consists of a small camera mounted on a flexible cable, allowing technicians to navigate through the duct system and capture visual images of the interior. This camera provides a clear view of potential issues such as dirt buildup, mold, leaks, or damaged sections. By identifying these problems, technicians can effectively plan and execute the cleaning process, ensuring thoroughness and improving the overall efficiency and effectiveness of air duct cleaning.


Using the right equipment for air duct cleaning is crucial to ensure effective removal of contaminants, prevent cross-contamination, and maintain indoor air quality. Proper equipment enhances cleaning efficiency, reduces the risk of damage to the ductwork, and helps create a healthier and safer environment for building occupants.

Vacuum System:

A powerful vacuum system is essential for removing dust, debris, and contaminants from the air ducts. It should have sufficient suction power to effectively capture and contain the dislodged particles.

Agitation Devices:

These tools are used to dislodge dirt and debris from the walls of the air ducts, making it easier for the vacuum to remove them. Agitation devices may include brushes, air whips, or compressed air tools.

Air Compressor:

An air compressor is often used in conjunction with agitation devices to blow air into the ducts, dislodging and loosening contaminants that are difficult to reach.

HEPA Filtered Negative Air Machine:

This machine creates negative air pressure within the ductwork, helping to prevent the spread of contaminants during the cleaning process. It also features high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters to capture fine particles, ensuring they don’t re-enter the indoor air.

Inspection Tools:

Various inspection tools are used to assess the condition of the air ducts and identify areas that require cleaning or repair. These may include remote cameras, borescopes, or fiber optic scopes.

Access Tools:

To access the air ducts, technicians may require a range of tools, such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, and drills. These tools help remove access panels, grilles, and registers.


After cleaning, sealants may be used to repair leaks or gaps in the ductwork, improving energy efficiency and preventing the entry of contaminants.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

Technicians should wear appropriate PPE to ensure their safety. This may include goggles, gloves, coveralls, respirators, and safety shoes.

It’s important to note that specific equipment requirements may vary depending on the size of the HVAC system, the type of ductwork, and the level of contamination. Professional air duct cleaning companies typically have the necessary equipment and expertise to perform thorough cleanings.

We are more than happy to provide you with a free,
no-obligation air duct Inspection and same day service if needed.

What Our Clients Says

Based on 50 reviews
julio Garcia
julio Garcia
I schedule air duct cleaning with Ultimate, the technicians was really nice explained the process before starting and gave me a before and after pictures. I recommend them and for sure schedule with Ultimate the next time.
Hannah Fridstrom
Hannah Fridstrom
Kept me updated thought the whole presses and showed me before and after photos of my home. 10/10 very kind and good at what they do.
Collin Lieffort
Collin Lieffort
Jonny was prompt and on time when I requested an estimate. There was no pressure to sign up that day and he was very detailed in explaining the process. They weren’t the most expensive bid I received nor were they the cheapest, I chose them because of how they conducted themselves at the point of estimate. When it came to completing the work Jonny and his partner were timely and efficient. Duct cleaning took about 2 hours and the difference was noticeable right away. I’d be comfortable recommending them to friends or family.
Elijah Kioko
Elijah Kioko
Great services for your money. Jonny and his crew are easy to work with. Very respectful and very professional. Had their services a couple of times, and I would recommend them to any customer looking for great services. Thanks, Ultimate Air Duct Cleaning.
Adrian Marin
Adrian Marin
The best air duct cleaning company in the area of Minneapolis. It was really easy to schedule the appointment and the technicians was really helpful and gave me before and after pictures. 💯
irina vanasek
irina vanasek
Johnny is great! It took about 2 h from start to finish to deep clean my vents. I can already tell the difference in the air quality. I have a newborn and making sure we do what we can for our loved ones and fresh air is one of the basics. Strongly recommending this company. Thank you!
Chloe Feddersen
Chloe Feddersen
I called in this morning and they were able to get to me this afternoon. I’m so impressed with how quick and efficient they were and they provided great customer service. Will be calling them again when it’s time to clean out my dryer vents again!
Brad Tagtow
Brad Tagtow
Professional, timely, and hard working. Great service and results

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