Ductwork

April 25, 2019

Ductwork Maintenance Is Your Cost Effective Way To Boost Home Savings and Comfort

The ductwork is one HVAC system component that you shouldn’t overlook if you want to improve home comfort and save energy. Ductwork maintenance can be a cost-effective measure because deficiencies in the ducts can waste 20 percent or more of the conditioned air your equipment pumps out. Signs You May Need Ductwork Maintenance If you can relate to any of the following issues, it’s worth having a reputable HVAC contractor perform a duct system inspection to check for damage, disconnections […]
May 19, 2016

How to Quiet the Noisy Air Vents in Your Home

It’s completely normal for your central air system to make noise. The outdoor unit is going to hum and whir from the powerful fan and compressor. You may even hear swooshing sounds from refrigerant circulating through the indoor air handler. Though, if noisy air vents have reached levels that disturb your normal activities, use these tips to get to the root of the problem. Noisy Supply Air Vents Whooshing — Airflow exiting the supply vents can make quite loud whooshing […]
February 2, 2016

How to Know if it’s Good Ductwork Design

Most American homes use forced-air heating and cooling. Air is conditioned by a furnace, A/C, or heat pump, then distributed to rooms in the home via a powerful blower fan and a network of ducts. While this is a time-tested way to heat or cool a home, ducts tend to deteriorate and leak over time. If they’re not properly designed or installed, the delivery of conditioned air can be compromised from the very beginning. This is why proper duct design […]
January 12, 2016

Tight Ducts are Important for Keeping Heat Inside Your Home

How tight are your HVAC ducts? If you’re among the majority of homeowners, you probably don’t know the answer. Ductwork is usually out of sight, in an attic, a wall or a crawl space and can be difficult to reach and evaluate. Tight ducts are essential for efficiently heating a home, so your ductwork should be inspected and repaired, if necessary, every few years. How Ductwork Deteriorates The ductwork installed in a new home is usually not the best quality, […]