Are you looking for a way to improve the air quality and reduce your energy bills? Sealing and insulating your air ducts is the answer. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help you repair and seal your air ducts, as well as insulate them. This can make your home more comfortable and help you save money on utilities. When installing a new HVAC system, it's essential to have a sealed and insulated duct system.
Labor costs can increase if you need to change duct lines, cut the floor or ceiling, or install ductwork in older homes. Duct contractors recommend cleaning, repairing, or encapsulating the mezzanine before installing new ductwork. For example, for the short sections from the main duct to a new ventilation duct, a flexible duct can be used, but the main duct can be made of sheet metal. Duct installers use different types of ducting depending on location, building codes, and HVAC system requirements. Flexible ducting always needs insulation in narrow, unconditioned spaces and must be hung from the floor.
If your air ducts have cracks or damage, they may be leaking air and causing energy loss and poor indoor air quality. Ducts are a system of square or round metal tubes that branch out from the house's central heating or air conditioning system. They move air from the heating and cooling system to every corner of the house, keeping temperatures even throughout. Insulating your ducts can reduce energy bills by 10-40%, prevent condensation, and make them last longer. The installers spray a sealant inside the ducts to create a ¼ inch thick rubber coating that completely covers, seals, and restores old ducts. This can help reduce energy loss due to poorly connected ducts and cracks in the system. You can use flexible ducting in small spaces that stay dry and are completely encapsulated to prevent pests from entering.
Mold can enter your ducts if you don't clean them regularly and if your home doesn't use a filter. Attic duct insulation improves energy efficiency in unair-conditioned attics and prevents air conditioning units from overworking. If you're looking for an affordable way to improve air quality in your home and reduce energy bills, consider having your air ducts sealed and insulated. Contact Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning today for more information.