Learning About HVAC Equipment

2 Common Causes Of Air Duct Damage

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Most homeowners don’t think about their air ducts very often. Like any other part of an HVAC system, damaged ductwork sometimes needs to be replaced. The health of your ducts is definitely worth looking into; ENERGY STAR reports that the typical home loses 20 to 30 percent of the air circulated through its ducts due to damage like holes and loose connections. If you’re struggling to keep your whole house at the same temperature or you have noticed an unexplained rise in your energy bill, duct damage may be to blame.…

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3 Ways to Check for Leaky HVAC Ducts

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Damaged HVAC ducts admit pollutants and leak heated or conditioned air. Both can affect your home’s comfort, health, and HVAC efficiency. Below are some ways to check for leaky ducts. 1. Evaluate the Signs and Symptoms Your HVAC’s performance should make you suspect leaky ducts. For example, you should suspect a leaky duct if: Your house is unusually dusty since cracks and holes in air ducts suck in dust that circulates in the house along with heated or cooled air.…

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Useful AC Repair Tips For Leaking Refrigerant

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The refrigerant that your AC unit relies on will move through lines that sometimes can leak. If you spot this happening, here are some repair tips that can help you effectively handle this leaking before it leads to major cooling issues. Identify All Instances of Leaks  Your lines could be leaking refrigerant around multiple areas and it’s important to check for sure so that when you do repairs, you target all of the right areas and subsequently don’t have to worry about any leaks remaining.…

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