House Call Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘duct sealing’

Don’t Let Leaky Ductwork Negatively Affect Your Heating Experience

Monday, November 21st, 2016

With the coldest time of the year rapidly approaching, you really need to know for sure that your heating system is in prime working condition. That is why it is so important that you schedule routine heating maintenance. There are some problems that could negatively affect your heater that won’t be resolved with a basic tune-up, however.

One major problem that may plague your heating season this year is leaky ductwork. There are a number of different issues that leaky air ducts can lead to. If you notice any of the following symptoms, you should schedule professional duct sealing in Norfolk, VA right away.

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Building Science Tip: Seal Your Ductwork Against Air Leaks

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Back in March we blogged about how air sealing can benefit you and your home. As important as it obviously is to resolve existing and prevent future air leaks in your home’s thermal envelope, though, you must keep in mind the air systems that are within your home, as well. We are speaking specifically about the air ducts that you use to distribute both heated and cooled air throughout your home. If those ducts are leaking, then you are going to run into a number of different problems. Even if your ductwork is designed and installed according to building science best practices, leaks may develop over time.

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When Is Duct Sealing Necessary?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

If your air ducts are leaking, then you are going to encounter a number of different potential problems in your home. By having your air ducts effectively sealed by a qualified professional, you can ensure that you are not wasting the energy that you’ve used to heat or cool that air, in addition to avoiding other issues. All that being said, though, you must first recognize that duct sealing in Suffolk, VA may be necessary to begin with. Read the following post for a few tips regarding how to do so. If you believe that duct sealing may be needed in your home, be sure to hire the pros at House Call Company to get the job done right.

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