The Benefits of Duct Sealing

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One of the easiest ways to save money on energy bills is to seal your air ducts. This simple tune-up can be performed by any reliable air duct cleaning or AC service provider, and has many important benefits:

Safety

Water heaters, dryers, and furnaces release combustible gases, including carbon monoxide. Leaky ducts create “backdrafting,” where these gases leak into your home instead of being released outdoors. Duct sealing pushes gases outside and keeps your family safe.

Increased Efficiency

Sealing ducts improves your home’s efficiency by up to 20 percent. Leaking ducts need more energy to function at normal levels, which increases heating and cooling gains (and bills). Duct sealing also reduces humidity and the risk of mold and mildew.

Improved Air Quality

Leaky ducts cause the air in your home to carry harmful pollutants such as car exhaust, pesticides, insulation fibers, and more. Sealing your ducts prevents these particles and debris from circulating through your home and contributes to a clean and healthy home.

Superior Comfort

Hot or cool spots are common problems in many homes. One cause is leaky ducts: when they cannot circulate properly, hot or cold air is not evenly distributed. Duct sealing corrects this problem.

Environmental Protection

Burning fossil fuels contributes to polluted air and acid rain. Because sealed ducts burn less fuel and use less energy, they are easier on the environment than leaky ducts. By sealing your ducts, you reduce your carbon footprint and help support environmental sustainability.

The only way to know if your air ducts are leaking is to call  on the professional heating and AC services of Precision Air and Heating. Our professional HVAC technicians can locate your home’s sources of wasted energy and provide effective solutions to correct it. From attic insulation and attic ventilation to duct cleaning and sealing, our experts will help you create a tight, energy-efficient home. Call 602-fix-my-ac to speak with with an air duct cleaning specialist, or schedule an appointment online today!

 

Precision Air & Plumbing July 20, 2017

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