10 essential tips to cleaning your own air ducts


You might need to clean your air ducts if you notice you're sneezing more often or your home has recently undergone renovations. Otherwise, it probably isn't necessary. But cleaning your air ducts ensures that your system runs more smoothly because the parts won't be slowed down with dirt and dust.
Different types of duct systems exist, but the process of cleaning them is generally the same. Clean the vents and ducts, and replace your furnace filter while your at it. You might not get all of the dirt out, but your air ducts are sure to be cleaner than they were before you started! Keep these tips in mind before you start your DIY air-duct cleaning.

1. Screwdriver
Before you get into the air duct, the first thing you need to do is take it apart.