How to Clean Your Air Ducts at Home

Air ducts are a part of your home, and even if you’ve become so used to them you don’t notice them – they’re there and need to be cleaned on a regular basis to get the best air quality possible.

With time, things can break and get blocked – you’ll need to get a professional to help you with a professional air duct cleaning service. In the meantime, here’s what you can do to help them speed things along:


Remove Any Obstructions

The first thing you want to do, is to remove any obstructions in the way of your air ducts. Furniture like rugs, couches, chairs and tables shouldn’t be in the way – including any decorations or knick-knacks.


Turn Off Your Electronics

Electronics like your TV, computers, stereos and anything else you’ve got around needs to be removed or turned off.


Cut Power to the Area

Cutting the power off to the area where the cleaning will be taking place is done by. Flipping the switch on the circuit breaker. This is to ensure that both the unit and the people working on it stay safe.


Vacuum the Area

Vacuuming the area thoroughly is key to remove any dust or debris that may be in the way of the cleaning process. For the best clean, it’s best to start with a clean slate – so to speak.


Let the Professionals Do Their Job

Once you’ve prepared the area, our professional team can come in and handle the job. They have the necessary tools and experience to get the cleaning done efficiently and effectively.


They will:

  • Clear Out the Vents: The first thing the professionals will do is clear out all of the vents. This includes removing any debris that might be blocking them.
  • Clean the Ducts: Next, they’ll clean the ducts themselves. This involves using a high-powered vacuum to remove all of the dirt, dust, and debris that has built up over time.
  • Inspect the Ducts: Once the ducts have been cleaned, they’ll be inspected for any damage. This includes checking for leaks, cracks, or other issues.
  • Repair the Ducts: If any damage is found, the professionals will then repair the ducts. This might involve sealing leaks or replacing damaged sections.


When it comes to air duct cleaning, preparation is key. TechnoTemp’s team has been in the business for over 15 years in the GTA, helping keep your homes clean one unit at a time. We would be happy to answer any questions, and look forward to you contacting us to book a consultation today!