January 25, 2020
You don’t worry much about your ductwork, do you? After all, it’s tucked away in the attic, walls or basement, and it seems like there’s no real reason to give it a thought. But over time, with all that cold and hot air coming through and year after year of expanding and contracting, the ducts …
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November 6, 2018
Suspecting that you have a dead mouse in the ductwork sits high on the list of things homeowners never want to deal with, but it could happen. The smell alone is all the evidence you need that your once clean ductwork needs immediate attention.
June 28, 2016
Free airflow through your home, from the air-supply vents to the return grilles, plays a vital role in cooling and heating efficiency and home comfort. If your vents aren’t aimed or redirected for optimal comfort, you may end up paying more each month on your energy bills. To maximize airflow efficiency and to feel more …
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January 14, 2016
If you find it difficult to keep your home comfortable during the winter months, the culprit may be your HVAC system’s ductwork. When you have tight ducts, you’ll enjoy the following things.
December 22, 2015
One of the deciding factors about whether to replace your ductwork, or at least have it repaired or modified, is the quality of home comfort. Problem air ducts contribute to uneven temperatures in your home that no thermostat adjustment can efficiently solve. Read on to learn what good duct design is all about, and if …
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February 24, 2015
Does mold continue to reappear around your bathroom no matter how often you clean? Do your windows routinely fog up? When moisture issues occur, indoor air quality is compromised and damage to your home is inevitable. This can happen when your bathroom (or a small room) doesn’t receive adequate airflow. By improving the ventilation in your …
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February 3, 2015
Ductwork moves air from your home’s HVAC system to all the rooms in your living space. When you first turn on your A/C or furnace, you might notice a musty or foul odor permeating out. If that odor persists, you should address the problem immediately. Taking action to remove air duct odors can help your family breathe easier.
March 20, 2014
The duct system is often overlooked as a system which offers great potential for energy savings, but that’s understandable since ducts are tucked away out of sight. If you haven’t given your ducts a second thought, write “check ductwork” on your springtime maintenance list to drive down energy bills and boost cooling comfort in your …
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March 13, 2014
If you or your family members are experiencing health or allergy issues related to dust, mold or other allergens, it may be time to consider getting an air duct cleaning. While every home is different, there are certain situations where bringing in an HVAC specialist to clean the ductwork in your home would be worthwhile.
December 19, 2013
Ductwork doesn’t last forever. Over time, duct components can rust or corrode, sections separate, and accumulated debris cause airflow obstructions that compromise energy efficiency and/or indoor air quality. Poor duct design in older homes also will have a negative effect on your heating and cooling system.