If you live in an older home, your air ducts won’t always be sufficient for modern high-efficiency HVAC systems. Ducts and their various pieces—seams, seals and joists—may start to break down around 15 years. They reach their maximum life span around 20 to 25 years.
Ductwork can also expands and contracts through different temperatures. These changing conditions over the years can cause it to break loose and leak air. Leaks can increase your utility costs and lead to poor indoor air quality. Damaged ducts can also draw in and spread pollen, dust and other impurities.
Your attic, crawl space, garage or other noninsulated space may contain some of your ductwork. Moisture can collect during periods of high humidity, causing rust to wear away the metal.
An inefficient home can lose up to 30% of airflow because of damage in your air ducts.
There are several other clues that can indicate ductwork may need to be replaced:
Adding new ductwork can make your home cozier—and healthier—through better temperature management and air quality. In addition, it can strengthen your furnace’s and air conditioner’s efficiency.
Ductwork is a key part of your Boise home’s heating and air conditioning system. When it’s working right, it provides ample comfort throughout your house.
An average home leaks 20 to 30 percent of its conditioned air because of poorly connected ducts and cracks in the ductwork. Air leaks can make your equipment work overtime and lead to bigger home energy costs.
There are a couple of indications that your home has ducts that need to be repaired or replaced:
TML Service Experts can help when your home feels miserable.
An inefficient home can waste up to 30 percent of airflow through its ductwork. Openings in your air ducts can expand further, reducing efficiency by as much as 20 percent.
Leaks may also draw in combustion gases such as carbon monoxide that are supposed to be discharged outside. Natural gas water heaters, clothes dryers and furnaces produce small amounts of CO during normal use.
Trust the Experts at Boise when you want duct repair. We can seal air ducts and insulate them too. This can keep you more comfortable and can even lower your energy costs. A sealed and insulated duct system is also essential when you’re installing a new HVAC system.
Begin by requesting a no-cost consultation with our Experts. We’ll examine your supply ducts and suggest the best course of action for your home. Whether we suggest replacing or sealing your ductwork, our work is supported by our one-year, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.*
Our technicians are ACE certified, which means they’ve earned the top industry certification. This equips them with the skill to get the job done right the first time.
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