Cracks, holes and loose joints in your ductwork have a negative effect on your HVAC system, health, safety and energy bills. However, duct sealing fixes these problems in your Gallatin, TN, home. Here are four benefits you could experience by having your ductwork professionally sealed.
1. Keeps Your Home More Comfortable
Are there rooms in your home that are colder during the winter or hotter during the summer than other rooms in your home? It could be that heated or cooled air is leaking out your ductwork. Duct sealing fixes this problem and makes your home more comfortable.
2. Improves Indoor Air Quality
If air can get through holes, cracks or loose joints in your ductwork, it means that dust, pollen and other pollutants can get inside, too. These contaminants make the air in your home seem stale. Sealing up leaks in your ductwork improves the indoor air quality of your home.
3. Increases HVAC Energy Efficiency
The loss of conditioned air that seeps out of your ductwork means that your HVAC system works harder to keep your home comfortable. Your system is using more energy to cool or heat your home, resulting in increased energy bills. Having your ducts professionally sealed helps reduce your heating and cooling costs.
4. Reduces Risk of Dangerous Backdrafting
Your home’s network of ducts should provide proper ventilation to your HVAC system. If your ductwork is leaking, you are at risk for backdrafting to occur where carbon monoxide re-enters your home instead of getting released outdoors as it normally would be. Sealing the leaks in your ducts minimizes your risk of this problem.
Don’t let leaky ductwork make your home uncomfortable. We are here to provide services like ductwork sealing to improve the comfort of your home. Contact Derryberry’s Heat & Air to schedule an inspection of your ductwork to see if duct sealing is the best option for your Gallatin, TN, home.
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