Customer Question: How Often Should I Clean My Air Ducts?

abmayYou have chosen to invest in your family's health and comfort by installing a new cooling system, but don't forget about the air ducts! In order for your new system to do it's job, the air ducts need to be free of dust and grime.

While often forgotten about, air ducts are an essential part of efficient and healthy air flow. They are the passageway for conditioned air to enter your home. Dirty ducts can mean dirty air.

Grimy air ducts can contribute to poor air quality and respiratory issues. But how often do they need to be cleaned? Read below to find out.abmay


At the very minimum, air ducts should be cleaned every five years, though most need cleaning every two years.

Does anyone in your home smoke?

Does anyone in your family suffer from asthma or allergies?

Does your cooling system have a difficult time controlling humidity?

Do you have pets? 

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, we recommend an air duct cleaning every two years.