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3 Signs That It’s Time for Duct Sealing

Do you use air ducts in order to distribute heated and/or cooled air throughout your home? If so, do you know for certain that your air ducts are in the best working condition possible? If not, don’t worry; you are far from alone in this position. However, you should know that having an understanding of the type of condition that your air ducts are in can be hugely beneficial in a number of ways.

If your air ducts are working just fine, then you should be able to enjoy a great performance from your HVAC system. With improperly sealed or leaking ductwork? Not so much. Here are a few warning signs to keep an eye out for which can indicate the need for professional duct sealing in Fort Collins, CO. Call Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning today if you think that it may be time to have your air ducts sealed.

  • Increased energy costs can indicate that your air ducts are not properly sealed. Should conditioned air leak out of your air ducts, then it may wind up in areas where it is not needed or helpful. This means that your HVAC system will expend more energy in trying to sufficiently heat or cool those areas which do need it, but are not receiving proper airflow.
  • Decreased indoor air quality is another sign that you may require professional duct sealing services. If your air ducts are not properly sealed, of course, air can leak out. However, pollutants can also make their way into your air ducts. Those very same ducts can then distribute those pollutants throughout the house.
  • A decline in overall comfort levels is another sign that you air ducts may require sealing. If conditioned air is not distributed throughout your entire home evenly and effectively, then you may find hot and/or cold spots developing throughout. Allowing our skilled technicians the opportunity to resolve such problems can help to prevent any such problems.

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