Climate Masters Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Duct Testing’

How to Prevent HVAC Problems from Damaged or Dirty Ducts

Monday, April 12th, 2021

ductwork-being-repairedDuctwork is one of those things that not many homeowners pay too much attention to. We can’t say we blame you—it’s out of sight and out of mind, right? That is, unless something goes drastically wrong with them.

“What could go drastically wrong?” you ask.

Your ductwork can suffer from pinhole leaks due to extreme heat in the attic where they’re installed, poor installation to begin with, or even from rodents and other pests. You could also have loose joints in your air ducts or even a buildup of dust, dirt, and other contaminants that could harm not only your indoor air quality but also the efficiency and efficacy of your HVAC system.

But of course, you probably don’t want to wait until there is a problem with your air ducts to manage that problem, right? Fortunately, most problems can be prevented with professional duct testing.

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Do You Need Professional Duct Testing?

Monday, January 4th, 2021

duct-being-professionally-sealedHomeowners often don’t realize how much their ductwork plays a role in not only their comfort but also the cleanliness of their indoor air. So when that ductwork is dirty or damaged, it can impact your home in significant ways. Damaged ductwork allows air leaks into unoccupied spaces like your attic or crawlspace. Dirty ducts invite common allergens as well as mold spores and bacteria into your indoor air.

But how do you know when your ductwork is trouble?

With professional duct testing. Duct testing allows our technicians to unobtrusively inspect your ductwork and see where you may have problem areas. But how do you know you need professional duct testing in the first place? Read on as we uncover some signs that this may be the case!

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