Do you think the air ducts in your Sarasota area home could be leaking? When you work with the AC experts at Ultimate Air Conditioning, we will provide a thorough assessment of your ductwork to determine whether or not your ducts are leaking. Leaky ductwork is one of the more common causes of air loss in homes throughout the region. Call us if you have more questions. Here are some of the ways you can tell whether or not your air ducts are leaking.
According to the EPA, nearly 30% energy loss in the home is lost through leaky ductwork system. If your air ducts have loose joints, cracks, hoes, or other damages. While this can be resolved with a duct replacement or duct sealing service, you’ll need to know the warning signs of leaky and inefficient ductwork in your home. Poorly designed or installed ductwork can also cause problems.
Here are some of these signs:
- Unexplained High Utility Bills: Have your heating bills gone up unexpectedly? Do your bills increase every season? You could have leaky ductwork.
- Uneven Heating: Does your forced air furnace not heat your home evenly? Keep in mind this could be other issues, but a poorly designed duct system could be the culprit.
- Poor Indoor Air Quality: Does your home have poor indoor air quality, such as moisture control issues or excess dust or indoor air pollutants? You may have damaged air ducts that need a repair or duct sealing service.
If you suspect that leaky ductwork is raising your energy bills, call the Sarasota AC specialists at Ultimate Air Conditioning to help find the most cost-effective solution. Whether you need a duct replacement, repair, or sealing, our technicians offer a full range of duct services to customers throughout the area. Call today!