Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Duct Sealing’

Is Professional Duct Sealing Worth It?

Monday, June 28th, 2021

In many cases, particularly in older homes with ductwork that’s just as old, it may benefit you to replace your ductwork when you get a new HVAC system. This helps your HVAC system work as effectively and efficiently as it’s meant to for years on end. But, your ductwork damage isn’t always that detrimental. Sometimes, the answer is instead duct sealing.

Duct sealing is a professional service we provide. Of course, you might be thinking, “why can’t I just use duct tape to seal my ducts?” Well unfortunately, duct tape is not appropriately named. It’s not really appropriate for problems with your air ducts after all! The reason for this is because it gets brittle and starts breaking off due to temperature fluctuations. Instead, you need the special mastic sealant that our professionals use. Read on to learn more!

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How Are Your Ducts Doing?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

how-ducts-doingThis is probably not something you give a whole lot of consideration to, but your ductwork is actually a very vital part of your HVAC system. After all, your air ducts are the only way that the conditioned air from your central air conditioner—or forced air heater—will ever reach your living space.

The best way to ensure that your air conditioner is prepared for all the work it will go through during the summer is by scheduling maintenance. Preventive maintenance allows our professional technicians to do a thorough inspection, cleaning, and adjustment of any components that need it. But if your ducts are in bad shape, we can’t ensure that your AC will perform as efficiently as it should for the rest of the summer season.

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Why You Should Get Your Ducts Sealed This Winter

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Ducts don’t get nearly enough professional attention over their years of service, and no wonder. They are designed to be as unobtrusive as possible, and as a result they are often ignored. Ducts develop problems just as much as any other part of the house, and one problem in particular can have a serious effect on the efficiency of your heating system. Read on to find out more about duct leaks, and how duct sealing can address them.

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Get Your Ducts Sealed to Improve Your Heating System

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Pretty much everybody knows that you should get your heating system professionally checked before winter sets in. This helps to make sure that the heating system is up to the task of keeping you warm all winter. What a lot of people don’t know, however, is that you should get your ducts sealed around the same time. Duct sealing will help keep your home heating system as efficient as possible. Read on to find out how.

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How Duct Sealing Will Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency

Monday, May 25th, 2015

We’re just on the edge of summer, and more and more people are starting to run their air conditioners on a day-to-day basis. Most people probably made sure that their air conditioners were in good repair before the summer started. Maybe some even scheduled some preventive maintenance to make sure. What about the ducts, though? You probably haven’t thought about it, but the ducts in your home are just as important to keeping your air conditioner running efficiently as the system itself. Read on to find out more about how poor duct condition affects air conditioning, and how duct sealing can help improve it.

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