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Readers' Choice Award Winner: Sunny Carpet, Furnace and Air Duct Cleaning

With a client list stretching from Victoria to Nanaimo and all the way to the West Coast, Sunny Carpet Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning has become, during the past quarter century, a true industry leader. But it all began on a much smaller scale.


“It began as a cleaning service, but we’ve grown over the years. Today, in addition to our main office in Victoria, we operate offices in Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville and Port Alberni,” explained Perry Chaggar, Sunny Carpet’s founder and owner.


Launched in Victoria in 1992, Sunny Carpet Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning began its operations as a general cleaning service, with additional skills, service and technologies.


“When we started out in 1992, we were basically a janitorial service, working for businesses and other commercial clients. By 1996, we had added carpet cleaning to the list of things we did for our clients, and that was really the start of our company’s growth,” he explained, adding that furnace and duct cleaning services were introduced in 2000.


“From our Victoria office, we’ll go as far as Duncan, while our guy in Nanaimo will cover the area from Duncan to Parksville, depending on how busy he is,” Chaggar explained.


Sunny Carpet Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning operates a fleet of three vehicles specifically tasked with furnace and duct cleaning duties as well as six designated carpet cleaning vans.


“We never really planned for the growth — it just sort of happened as we started adding extra services.


Training and experience is another of the company’s primary assets. For example, Sunny Carpet employs a team of National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) fully certified specialists for all furnace and duct cleaning.


Sunny Carpet has also become the go-to company for a number of property management firms in the region, many of which have been using the their services for years.


“I’ve been able to show these companies just how different we are from other providers. For example, we never play bait and switch — we’ll never say one thing and do another. After this long, and using our systems, clients know what they will be getting and what they will pay. There’s never any sticker shock; there are no unpleasant surprises or hidden charges. Being open, honest and upfront — that’s the only way to do business, and that’s how we’ve done business right from the start,” he said.


Having the best equipment and providing the best service are central to long term success. For example, the company’s furnace and duct cleaning units are equipped with some of the most modern and powerful equipment in the region, while on the service side of the ledger, putting the customer first is always top priority.


“It’s all about service. If there are any complaints or problems, I take care of these personally. Besides, I still like to get out of the office and into the field. That’s what I’ve always done, and I still enjoy meeting the clients and doing the work,” he said.


Serving the region for more than 25 years, expanding from a local janitorial firm into a regional carpet, furnace and duct cleaning service, Sunny Carpet Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning looks forward to the opportunities the future has to offer.