Meet the Owner

Paul Hannah


IMG_0580Paul Hannah is originally from Toronto. He graduated with honors from Sir Sandford Fleming. He has been working in the HVAC industry since 1997. He currently lives in Cookstown, Ontario.

In 2002, he started his own company specializing specifically in Residential & Commercial Duct Cleaning. Today, The Duct Cleaning Specialists is noted as one of the most reputable companies in the industry.

The Toronto Star even did an article on Duct Cleaning that Paul was mentioned in, called – Is Duct Cleaning worth it? Click here to read


In 2008, Paul took some time away to play Professional Ice Hockey. Paul was invited to the New York Rangers Minor League Team’s training camp with the Charlotte Checkers of the ECHL. He ended up playing for the Battle Creek Revolution and Evansville Icemen. Professional hockey has always been a dream of his, and a great accomplishment that he can cherish for the rest of his life.

Since returning from hockey, In early 2010, Paul was able to successfully meet the requirements and had his business accepted and registered with the National Air Duct Cleaners Association. Aside from passing his TSSA Gas Technician course at George Brown College, he has received certification as an Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS), Certified Ventilation Inspector (CVI) and Ventilation Systems Mold Remediator (VSMR) through the Association. Paul has also received his Dryer Vent Cleaning Technician Certification (CDET). All employees have been trained and certified as Ventilation Maintenance Technicians (VMT) and Air Systems Cleaning Specialists (ASCS) which sets them apart from most companies.

Paul is on the National Air Duct Cleaners Associated Industry & Public Relations Committee. Paul along with a few other colleagues in the USA recently helped to redesign the website. Check it out today!

Focus for the past several years has been with expanding his business and reputation. For the past 7 years in a row (2011-2017) The Duct Cleaning Specialists have been rated one of the Top Duct Cleaning companies. With the help of great customers, Paul has also helped to raise over $50,000 for various charities and organizations across Canada. 



For the upcoming 2019-2020 season, Paul has signed a PTO with the Mentor Ice Breakers. They are in the Federal Hockey League, part of a 10 team minor pro league level. The Ice Breakers are located in Mentor, Ohio.

In addition to playing hockey, he will be bringing Pauly’s Pals. This will be aimed at having those with special needs, local charity groups and individuals to the game we all love to play and watch. 

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