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What You Need To Know About Duct Cleaning

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- By Jim Dill

Discover the essentials of ductwork cleaning and learn why it's crucial for maintaining a healthy indoor environment. Get expert tips and advice on what to look for in a duct cleaning service.

Did Someone Say Duct Cleaning?

Air duct cleaning is very beneficial to your home’s indoor air quality, but how does it work? Who does it? What’s all the fuss about?

Benefits of Duct Cleaning

Duct cleaning improves air quality by removing dust, debris, and other contaminants. It also enhances energy efficiency, and prolongs the lifespan of your HVAC system.

How to Clean Air Ducts

Duct cleaning involves using specialized tools to remove dust and debris, sanitize the ducts, and seal the ducts to prevent future buildup. The process can take several hours to complete.

Average Duct Cleaning Cost

Prices will vary depending on your state,  the size of your home, and how many air vents you have. Depending on where you live, this can be as low as $250 or as high as $1000.

What Affects Duct Cleaning Costs

The main factors that determine costs are, the size of the house, number of vents, accessibility, type and size of ductwork, labor costs, and duct system locations.

How To Save on Cleaning

One way to save is to stop dirt, dust, and debris from getting into your air ducts before they get too contaminated. You can do this by performing regular cleaning and HVAC maintenance

Can I Do My Own Cleaning?

Although it won’t be as thorough as a professional air duct cleaning company, a homeowner can clean most of their own air ducts with the right tools.

Dryer Vent Cleaning

While air duct cleaning is only necessary every 3-4 years, dryer vent cleaning should happen at least once a year. A blockage is a significant fire risk and makes your dryer less efficient.

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