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Frequently asked questions

What is air duct cleaning?

The ductwork delivers air to all parts of your home and it gets built up with dust, dirt, and other allergens over time. Duct cleaning is the process of removing all the build-up using a combination of vacuum and agitation devices so that your air being delivered is clean and healthy again!

Why should I clean my air ducts?

  • It reduces the dust in your home which lessens housework
  • Removes pollen, mold and other potential allergens
  • Removes odors and provides healthy air for your family
  • Improves the efficiency of your HVAC system
  • Lengthens the life of your HVAC system

Does the process make a mess?

Clean Air Columbia uses powerful vacuum equipment pulling all the dust out of the duct work and filters it down to HEPA grade, making it a very clean process.

Is your work guaranteed?

Yes! We back all our work with a 100% guarantee or your money back.

How often should I clean my ductwork?

The rule of thumb is every 3 to 5 years; however, people who suffer from allergies may clean them more often. Also, for dryer vent cleaning, it depends on how often you use your dryer, the length of the dryer vent, and the design of the venting.

I have a new home. Should I have my air ducts cleaned?

During the construction process, there is a lot of dust created that finds its way into the air ducts. Whether it’s drywall dust, sawdust, or dust from hardwood flooring, it’s always a good idea to clean the ductwork after new construction or remodel.

How long will it take to clean my ductwork?

All homes are a little different, but an average home will typically take 3-4 hrs depending on how the home is set up and the design of the duct system.


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