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Could a Dead Rodent Be In The Ductwork?

When your home has clean, air tight ductwork, you shouldn't notice any foul odors coming from your HVAC registers. If you're getting the unpleasant smell of decay when the blower cycles on, it's likely that a rodent has gotten inside your ductwork and then died. A single small decomposing carcass can create the awful odor [...]

By |2018-10-25T19:58:54+00:00November 6th, 2018|Ductwork|Comments Off on Could a Dead Rodent Be In The Ductwork?

Ways Flooding Affects Your Ductwork

Floods not only cause catastrophic damage, but disrupt and isolate households, businesses and communities. The recovery from a flood is a long and difficult one for those afflicted by high water. If your home or business was flooded but it is still habitable, among the first things you should do is find out if your [...]

By |2018-09-24T17:34:58+00:00September 27th, 2018|Ductwork, Home Safety, HVAC System, Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Ways Flooding Affects Your Ductwork

Effects Duct Design Has on Heating and Cooling

When you think about the key components of your home's HVAC system, the furnace, air conditioner, or heat pump might come to mind first. The ductwork that distributes conditioned air is another essential component that directly affects the performance of the entire HVAC system. Deficient duct design, poor installation, or leaky/damaged ductwork can cause serious [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:46:03+00:00September 4th, 2018|Ductwork|Comments Off on Effects Duct Design Has on Heating and Cooling

Detecting Air Leaks: What to Look For

Is your home a few years old? If so, it may have settled a bit and shifted, so that there are now air leaks allowing your conditioned air to escape. Or, you may have an older home, with loose construction that has never been properly inspected for cracks and holes and other avenues allowing for [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:52:38+00:00February 1st, 2018|Ductwork, HVAC System|Comments Off on Detecting Air Leaks: What to Look For

When Using a Ductless, Mini-Split System is Best

Ductless mini-splits systems are rapidly becoming the cooling and heating system of choice for individual rooms or other limited zones inside the house. Over the past two years, sales of these highly efficient, compact units have increased 13% in the U.S. and continued growth appears inevitable. Here’s how many homeowners today are taking advantage of [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:47+00:00November 28th, 2017|Ductwork, HVAC System|Comments Off on When Using a Ductless, Mini-Split System is Best

Don’t Let Unsealed Ducts Waste Energy and Money in Your Home

You probably don't think much about your home's duct system. After all, it's likely located out of sight, in the attic, basement or crawl space, so what could go wrong with it? Unfortunately, your duct system, like anything else in your home, breaks down from continuous wear and tear. That's when you're going to require [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:50+00:00January 5th, 2017|Ductwork|Comments Off on Don’t Let Unsealed Ducts Waste Energy and Money in Your Home

Look for These Signs of Aging Ductwork

If your home is beyond 15-20 years old, and has the same ductwork it had when it was built, there's a good chance the ducts are no longer doing a good job of delivering conditioned air to the rooms in your house, or drawing that air back to the HVAC equipment to be heated and [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:54:46+00:00December 13th, 2016|Ductwork|Comments Off on Look for These Signs of Aging Ductwork

LEARN ABOUT RETURN AIR DUCTS

By SocialTract Jackson & Sons, Dudley, NC, 10 March, 2016, Last Modified: 3/22/2016 2:13:05 PM If your home has a forced-air heating and cooling system, a key part of the process is air distribution, specifically the blower motor and fan, air ducts, and registers and vents. While you're likely aware of the supply ducts and registers, [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:51+00:00November 10th, 2016|Ductwork|0 Comments

UNDERSTANDING THE VARIOUS TYPES OF DUCTS

By SocialTract Jackson & Sons, Dudley, NC, 29 March, 2016, Last Modified: 3/22/2016 12:07:47 PM The system of ductwork in your home is divided into two separate halves and typically incorporates different types of ducts. When it functions properly, the system disperses the correct volume of conditioned air to every room to maintain comfort, no matter [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:51+00:00November 10th, 2016|Ductwork|0 Comments
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