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Chicago, IL Duct Sealing Service by Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning

The air ducts that forced air distribution HVAC systems, such as furnaces and central air conditioners, are an integral part of these systems. In order for your heater or air conditioner to operate as efficiently, effectively and reliably as possible, it is important that your air ducts are able to function properly. If your ductwork is compromised in any way, such as when improperly or inadequately sealed, this can cause serious performance issues to your HVAC system. Contact the Chicago, IL duct sealing experts at Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning today if you have any reason to believe that your air ducts are not in outstanding condition. We will evaluate the system and will determine with certainty your best course of action. If duct sealing is necessary, we will complete the job properly along every step of the way.

Call Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning for your air duct sealing service needs in Chicago, IL.

When to Schedule an Air Duct Sealing Service Call in Chicago, IL

It is important that any necessary air duct sealing is completed as quickly as possible. The longer you wait to have your ductwork professionally sealed, the more energy that you are going to waste and the more damage that will be done to your indoor air quality. In order to schedule prompt air duct sealing for your Chicago, IL home, you must first recognize the need for professional air duct sealing in the first place. The best way to determine if there are any issues with your air ducts is to have duct testing performed. But, here are a few other warning signs that you yourself can keep an eye out for. If you notice these issues in your home, air duct sealing may be required.

Because your ductwork is responsible for distributing heated and cooled air throughout your home, your heating and cooling system is going to have to work harder than it ought to if your ductwork is leaking. Whenever heat leaks out of your air ducts your heater will have to work harder to replace that lost heat. If heat makes its way into your air ducts when you are trying to cool your home, your AC will have to overcome that challenge. Clearly this can have a negative impact on the energy efficiency with which your system operates. If you notice that your heating and cooling costs spike any time throughout the month, it may be time to schedule a service call for your home.

You may also find that your indoor air quality suffers as a result of improperly sealed ductwork. Your ductwork is the conduit through which conditioned air travels. However, if your ductwork is not properly sealed, then it can also distribute airborne pollutants throughout your home. Air duct sealing can be a very effective means by which to resolve this problem, so give us a call immediately when you find your air quality plummeting.

Benefits of Sealing Ductwork in Your Chicago, IL Home

There are many ways in which sealing your ductwork can help you enjoy a better performance from your HVAC system, as well as greater overall comfort throughout your home. For instance, you may notice that your air quality improves as a result of sealing ductwork. It can also help to keep your energy costs down. Another way in which sealing ductwork can benefit your heating and air conditioning system, which is not quite as obvious, is by helping to keep it in better condition. You won’t put as much strain on it when your ductwork is not leaking conditioned air, which can cut down on maintenance and repair needs stemming from unnecessary wear and tear. Plus, the buildup of pollutants on components within this system can impede its operation. Contact Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning today to learn more about the benefits of professional duct sealing in Chicago, Illinois.