Leaky Ducts, Leak Money

by | Nov 27, 2017 | Indoor Air Quality

Two runners walking on the beach while they rest after intense morning training, sporty couple of friends taking break after workout outdoors at seashore with beautiful orange sunrise on background. Sad because leaky ducts leak money.

Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your home comfort in Melbourne. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home.

Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not as frequently used as other areas of your home. Often it is in the attic, and for most of us ductwork can fall into the “out of sight, out of mind” category. This can cost you money, compromise your indoor comfort and even effect your health.

Why do I Need to Maintain My Ductwork?

Poorly maintained and leaky ductwork can cause the following problems:

  • May cause a rise in heating and cooling bills.
  • Effect the indoor comfort of your home.
  • Can negatively affect your health.

Leaks in your ducts can occur where the ducts are joined together. Leaked air is wasted air. Your furnace or air conditioner has used energy, that you pay for, to heat or cool the air. When that air doesn’t make it to the desired locations in your home, your HVAC unit has to work twice as hard to make up for the temperature lost, it is essentially like throwing money away.

Leaks can also cause undesired things from the air to leak INTO your duct system. This means contaminants like exhaust, fumes, carbon monoxide or many other pollutants, can enter your duct system and circulate around your home without you knowing it. This can cause a myriad of problems including causing respiratory problems or exacerbating problems that you may already have, such as asthma or allergies.

Contact Us

To diagnose and correct your leaky duct problem is a simple process that will greatly improve the comfort and health of your home. Our Extreme Air technicians are experts at correcting your leaky duct system.

If you are in Melbourne, Viera, Indialantic, Satellite Beach, or any of the surrounding communities, we are here to serve you. Visit our service area page for more coverage details or call our office to find out what we can do for you.

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