Taking care of the ductwork in your Dallas, Texas, home is a vital part of maintaining your home’s comfort, as well as keeping your HVAC system running properly. Sometimes is difficult to know when your ductwork is the cause of problems. However, if you maintain your ductwork and address any issues with it, you can enjoy a multitude of benefits.
Better Indoor Air Quality
Your ductwork plays a crucial role in the quality of the air in your home. Over time, it can get clogged with built-up dust, debris, and pet dander. As these contaminants settle, they will begin circulating through your HVAC system and back out of the vents into your home. As your indoor air quality worsens, you will begin to experience heightened allergy symptoms, worsening asthma symptoms, and respiratory problems.
More Consistent Heating
Do you notice cold spots or drafts around your home? Leaky, damaged, or clogged ductwork could be the culprit. If it’s bent or clogged, the airflow can decrease, which can lead to less heat getting to certain areas of your home. If your ducts have leaks or gaps, your heated air could be pushed out into the attic or crawl spaces before it reaches your living space.
Lower Utility Bills
When your ductwork is damaged or clogged, the airflow to the rooms in your home decreases. In order to push the heated air through these obstacles, your HVAC system will need to work harder to get the air through and to maintain the temperature in your home. The harder your system works, the less efficient it becomes, causing your monthly utility bills to continue to climb.
Reduction in the Number of Repairs
Not only can the dirt in your ducts ruin your indoor air quality it can also cause problems with your HVAC system. The debris contained in your ducts can work its way back into your HVAC system, causing damage and increased wear and tear.
Keep your ductwork in shape by contacting Advanced Home Comfort at (972) 996-2511 today to have your ductwork inspected or repaired by our professional technicians.
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