Vent Cleaning

Vent Cleaning

Improve the Environment Inside Your Home

Air Duct Cleaning

Ensure the air you breathe inside your home is clean and safe! Our Air Duct Cleaning services help remove harmful contaminants that circulate throughout the air you breathe.

Dryer Vent Cleaning

Most people think cleaning your dryer’s lint trap is enough. However, lint can build up in your dryer and dryer vent, potentially creating costly repairs and dangerous situations.

Air Duct or Home Sanitizing

During these uncertain times, we’ve taken an extra step to ensure the health and safety of your family. Once we’ve cleaned your Air Ducts, we follow up with an EPA and COVID-19-approved disinfectant.

Video Inspection Services

We use advanced video inspection equipment to look deep inside your Air Ducts & Dryer Vents. We can determine if cleaning is beneficial and provide you with after video and images once cleaning is complete.

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We Clean Air Ducts in Many North Carolina Communities, Including:

  •  Winston-Salem
  • Charlotte
  • Raleigh
  • Guilford County
  • Forsyth County
  • Kernersville
  • Clemmons
  • Lewisville
  • Summerfield
  • Browns Summit
  • Oak Ridge
  • Belews Creek
  • Stokesdale
  • Hampstead
  •  Walkertown
  • Pleasant Garden
  • Mecklenburg County
  • Wake County

The Importance of Routine Vent Cleaning

Routine vent cleaning, specifically air duct cleaning, plays a significant role in maintaining the overall health and well-being of your home environment. The importance of this procedure lies primarily in the improvement of indoor air quality. Air ducts can become filled with contaminants such as dust particles, pollen, mold, and other forms of debris.

When the HVAC system is active, these pollutants are recirculated throughout the space, potentially causing discomfort and negatively impacting the health of individuals within the household. Regular cleaning of the air ducts helps to eliminate these harmful particles, thus enhancing the quality of air that is circulated and reducing the risk of allergies, coughing, sneezing, and other health-related issues.

Vent cleaning is also important for the efficient operation of your HVAC system. Accumulation of dust and other debris in the ducts can restrict airflow and cause the system to work harder, thereby decreasing its efficiency and increasing energy consumption. This can lead to higher utility bills and premature wear and tear on the system. Regular cleaning of the air ducts can help to improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, leading to lower energy costs and a longer lifespan for the equipment.

Additionally, routine vent cleaning can help to prevent the growth of mold in the ducts, eliminate unpleasant odors, and create cleaner living areas by reducing the amount of dust that settles on your furniture and flooring.

Contact Southern Contracting for Your Vent Cleaning Today

Whether you reside in Winston-Salem, Charlotte, Raleigh, Kernersville, Clemmons, Lewisville, Summerfield, Browns Summit, Oak Ridge, Belews Creek, Stokesdale, Hampstead, Walkertown, Pleasant Garden, Mecklenburg County, Wake County, Guilford County, and Forsyth County, you can depend on our team to leave your home’s vents thoroughly cleaned.

In addition to vent cleaning, we offer a variety of other professional services, including residential remodeling. Contact us today for additional information and to receive a free estimate.


The time it takes to clean vents can vary based on several factors such as the size of your home and the number of vents. However, on average, it typically takes skilled technicians between 2 to 4 hours to thoroughly clean the vents in a standard-sized home.

The frequency with which you should clean your ducts can depend on various factors. However, according to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), it’s generally recommended that air ducts be cleaned every 3 to 5 years.

Cleaning air vents can indeed help with smell. Over time, dust, debris, and other contaminants, such as mold and mildew, can accumulate in your air ducts, potentially leading to unpleasant odors. However, it’s important to note that if the source of the odor is not addressed, such as a persistent moisture problem leading to mold growth, the smell may return.

While it is possible to clean vents yourself for basic maintenance and to improve overall air quality. It’s recommended to hire professionals for a thorough and deep cleaning of your HVAC system.

Cleaning vents requires specialized tools to ensure a thorough and effective job, including brushes, blowguns, vacuum cleaners, and other equipment.