Duct sealing saves you money by allowing your heating and cooling system to operate more efficiently. In addition to saving energy, sealing ducts improves the air quality inside your home.
Ducts are essentially pipes that deliver the flow of heat and air throughout your house and they control contaminants that enter your home. Ducts that have leaks or holes, or are not connected properly, cost you money and allow dust, allergens and other pollutants to circulate throughout your home.
You may have leaky ducts if you:
- have rooms in your house that seem colder or warmer than other rooms
- have rooms in your house that seem stuffier than other rooms
- have high utility bills
- feel you have to dust more than normal
- feel that you or someone in your home is suffering from more allergies or headaches than normal
Ducts that are located in the garage, attic, crawlspace, unheated basements or other areas that are not heated or cooled can be of particular concern. Duct sealing helps prevent the loss of heat and air, keeping you cooler or warmer at a lower cost by allowing your HVAC System to operate efficiently. It also helps prevent loss of quality of your ventilation air which is part of the air delivered into your home.
Leaky ducts can cause you to lose up to 20% of your heat and air, sometimes even more. Optimizing your airflow system with duct sealing will keep you more comfortable and provide you with better air quality while saving you money.