Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Archive for the ‘Duct Repair’ Category

The Impact of Shoddy Ductwork on Your HVAC Systems

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Male hands setting up ventilation system indoorsMost homeowners don’t often think about how important their ductwork is for either of their Fort Lauderdale, FL HVAC systems, whether it’s their forced air central air conditioner or heat pump system. After all, this component of your cooling and heating system is out of sight, hiding in walls, floors, ceilings, and crawlspaces.

But if you had your ductwork installed by an amateur or if you haven’t had your ductwork checked in a while, it could be damaged. And if you have air ducts that are affected by leaks, bad connections, or poor construction, you can be experiencing issues that lead to poor HVAC efficiency and potential HVAC repair needs, too. One of the most common problems we see in regards to shoddy ductwork is that it wasn’t properly sized for the home and HVAC system.

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When Is the Last Time Your Ducts Were Inspected?

Monday, August 14th, 2017

shot of air conditioner vent in the atticIf you are like most residents in Florida, you very likely use a centralized air conditioning system for your cooling needs. And unless you have a ductless system, that air conditioner involves the use of ductwork. Your ductwork is something that is mostly hidden from view, and is what enables the effective cooling of your home. But because of its visual inaccessibility, when there is something wrong it can be hard for the average person to detect.

This is where professional Palm Beach Gardens, FL ductwork services, such as duct testing, sealing, and repair, come in. But are damaged ducts really as big of a deal as we make them out to be? Are ductwork services really necessary? Well, if you want your HVAC systems to function as effectively and efficiently as they should throughout their lifespan, then the answer is yes. Keep reading to learn more.

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Signs You May Have a Problem with Your Ductwork

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Of all the appliance and electronic components you have in your home, you probably do not give much thought to your ductwork. However, your ducts are an essential part of your household air conditioning system. They function to transport conditioned air to the various rooms in your home. Because they don’t have moving parts, they rarely require repairs the way the rest of your HVAC system does.

However, that does not mean they are immune to problems. Repairs or replacement is sometimes an unavoidable necessity. And fixing it yourself is not a viable option. Despite its name, “duct tape” is not a sustainable solution for ductwork damage. The good news is, a qualified professional can conduct repairs and have you back in business in no time. But how do you know if you even have a problem with your ductwork? We’ve shared some signs below.

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How Can I Repair My Air Ducts?

Monday, April 13th, 2015

When in prime working condition, air ducts are an effective and convenient way in which to ensure that conditioned air from your HVAC system is able to reach all of the corners of one’s home. The problem is, though, that many different problems may develop with air ducts. Over time, moisture dripping onto ductwork can lead to corrosion, for example, while remodeling or plumbing services may inadvertently result in the tearing of air ducts. Whatever the cause of damage to your air ducts, you are wise to have them repaired as soon as a problem is evident. You are also wise to accept the fact that only professionals can complete effective duct repairs. Schedule your duct repair services in West Palm Beach, FL with Envirotech Air Quality Services. 

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