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What All Homeowners Should Know About Ductwork Maintenance and its Benefits

What All Homeowners Should Know About Ductwork Maintenance and its Benefits

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 …

Aiming and Redirecting Vents for Greater Efficiency

Aiming and Redirecting Vents for Greater Efficiency

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 …

How to Decide if Your Ductwork Needs to be Replaced

How to Decide if Your Ductwork Needs to be Replaced

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 …

Tips for Improving the Ventilation in Your Bathroom

Tips for Improving the Ventilation in Your Bathroom

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 …

Easy Ways to Remove Air Duct Odors from Your A/C Vents

Easy Ways to Remove Air Duct Odors from Your A/C Vents

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.

Your Ductwork Could Probably Be Tighter to Increase Savings

Your Ductwork Could Probably Be Tighter to Increase Savings

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 …

Professional Duct Cleaning: Why It’s Worth the Time and Cost

Professional Duct Cleaning: Why It’s Worth the Time and Cost

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. 

Is Your Ductwork Showing Signs of Decline? How to Tell

Is Your Ductwork Showing Signs of Decline? How to Tell

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.