Energy efficiency is an important concern for many homeowners. Not only is keeping your Spring Hill, Florida, home energy efficient important in doing your part to protect the Earth’s natural resources, but it is also crucial for keeping your utility bills down. Unfortunately, what many homeowners may not know is that much of the energy that is lost in your home escapes through cracks and leaks in your ductwork.
What Is Duct Sealing?
The ductwork that connects the vents in your home to your HVAC system is likely made of either fiberglass or sheet metal. The ductwork pieces are then fastened into place, which can cause gaps where air can leak out. Over time, these gaps can become larger, reducing your HVAC efficiency.
During a duct sealing appointment, your HVAC specialist will seal these gaps using insulation and other materials to eliminate these leaks.
Benefits of Duct Sealing
Duct sealing can provide homeowners with many benefits that can more than make up for the initial costs. With professional duct sealing, you will experience:
Lower Utility Bills
Once the leaks and gaps in your ductwork are sealed, the conditioned air from your HVAC system will get to its desired destination, which is the indoor air in your home. With less wasted energy, your HVAC system will not have to overwork itself to reach the desired temperature.
Since the heated and cooled air will not escape out of your ductwork before it gets to your home, you can expect more consistent temperatures in every room in the house. You will notice that rooms that previously were too warm or too cold may now maintain a more comfortable temperature.
When your ductwork is not properly sealed, it not only lets air out, but it can also let in dust, dirt, pollen, and allergens. This can lower the quality of the indoor air in your home, increasing asthma and allergy symptoms.
Experience the benefits of ductwork sealing for yourself by contacting Senica Air Conditioning, Inc. at 866-881-5935 to schedule your appointment.
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