How Duct Sealing Can Help You Save Big
When the utility bills of your Angleton, Texas, home are getting bigger than they’ve ever been during the hottest and coldest months of the year, you may have leaky ductwork. Rather than crank up the heat to make your house as warm as you want it to be, make sure you’re getting the best out of your system. The return on investment you get from duct sealing is reason enough to make sure your system is in tip-top shape.
Signs You Need to Duct Sealing
It may be difficult to see your home’s ductwork to find possible leaks. Look for the following signs that point to a leak in your system.
Rising Utility Bills
A good indication of improperly sealed ducts is rising utility bills. No one wants to waste money! Compare this month’s bill with the one from last year around the same time. If this year’s energy bills are higher, you haven’t changed your heating and cooling habits, and your home is in the same condition it was in last year, higher energy bills may point to leaky ducts.
Rooms Hotter or Cooler Than Others
When you have rooms that seem to always be hotter or cooler than other rooms in the house, it almost always points to a leak in your ductwork. When you have a leak in your ducts, your conditioned air escapes into the room nearest that leak, leading your HVAC system to heat or cool one room more or less than the nearby rooms.
If you notice an increase in the amount of dust in your home, first check and replace your HVAC system’s air filter. But if the dust is still coming, even with a clean air filter, the problem may be in your ductwork. Leaks allow your HVAC system to suck up dust and dirt around the ducts (often in the attic) and distribute it along with your conditioned air. This not only makes you have to sweep and dust more often, but it also makes your indoor air quality decline.
Fewer Leaks, More Savings with Duct Sealing
Ensuring that your ductwork is properly sealed isn’t just good for your health, it’s also a huge money-saver. Duct leaks make your system inefficient, and an inefficient system is a costly system. The more your HVAC system has to work to do its job, the more energy it uses and the higher your utility bills. Sealing up your ductwork can be an investment, but it’s a wise one to make.
How Does Aeroseal Work?
We’ve been around the block a few times regarding ductwork, and we’ve found that Aeroseal is one of your best options when it comes to fixing leaks. Aeroseal seals your ducts from the inside, which is more effective than patching them from the outside. An HVAC technician inspects your ductwork to find any possible leaks. Using smart technology, the amount of air leaking through your ducts is calculated, showing you the actual amount of energy you’re losing through leaks. After closing off the vents in your home, a sealant is sent through your system to attack those leaks.
The whole process takes just a few hours. When you’re done, you can enjoy a more effective, efficient, and comfortable air conditioning system. There is very little to no cleanup involved, and the sealant is non-toxic. In fact, it’s made of the same material used to make baby pacifiers.
When you have your ducts sealed with Davis Air Conditioning & Heating, you can be sure the job is done right. Every Aeroseal service we perform comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and a 10-year warranty. It’s our job to make your HVAC system the best it can be, and we like being good at our job.
When you’re ready for an efficient HVAC system, give our team at Davis Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. a call at 888-929-0049. Let’s talk about how Aeroseal can help your ducts, your home, and your wallet.
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