Air Duct Cleaning & Dryer Vent Cleaning FAQ's

Why is cleaning air ducts necessary?

Indoor air quality issues affect approximately 25 million people in the United States. Just like your shelves, baseboards, and floors, your air ducts get dirty and contaminated. Cleaning air ducts and vents improves your indoor air quality, while increasing the efficiency and lifespan of your HVAC equipment. Contaminated air ducts are a leading cause of issues with allergies and asthma.  Visit “Our Work” page to see several photos of before and after duct cleaning.

Why is cleaning dryer vents necessary?

Dryer vents clogged with lint are a leading cause of house fires in the state of Michigan. FEMA and the US Fire Administration recommend cleaning your dryer vent ductwork every year.

How long does it take to clean air ducts?

The amount of time it takes to clean your ducts depends on factors such as the size of your home, the number of furnaces, number of vents, and accessibility to supply and return systems. On average it takes 2.5-3 hours but it can take less or more time. We always take our time to ensure the best results.

What kind of equipment do you use?

Using the best technology and most powerful equipment is equally as important as knowledge and expertise for excellent results. Many companies use substandard and inferior equipment that is unable to effectively clean air ducts. Cleaning air ducts requires very powerful and expensive vacuum equipment. Zeppelin uses large custom-made vacuum trucks from CaddyVac, the leading producer of air duct cleaning equipment in the country. To learn more about their equipment, visit

How long does it take to clean my dryer vent?

Every home is a little different, but on average, dryer vent cleaning takes 30-60 minutes.

How is air duct cleaning and dryer vent cleaning priced?

We pride ourselves on transparent and flat-rate pricing. All prices are listed on our online reservation system. BEWARE of companies offering prices too good to be true. Proper air duct cleaning and dryer vent cleaning requires expensive equipment and sophisticated knowledge. Too often, we have witnessed very poor results in homes from a “low cost” provider.

How often should I clean my air ducts and dryer vents?

We recommend cleaning your air ducts every 3 years and cleaning your dryer vent annually, sometimes more often if you have pets, a recent construction project, asthma or allergies.