Have you ever wondered why your air conditioning utility bill isn’t as low as your neighbors? It could be something as simple as leaking air ducts, which is why it’s important to go through the steps necessary to keep your air ducts well sealed. Air ducts may be compared to veins in the human body. They are usually made of sheet metal or flexible duct hose, and the main purpose of them is to transport air—either cooled or heated—to your home from the main system just as veins transport blood to the heart.
The team atDel Rio Air Conditioning and Electricians aims to enhance its clients’ lives, and one of the ways it does this is by sharing some of its expertise through blogs. Today’s blog covers the negative consequences that come with leaky air ducts, and there are three main issues you should be aware of.
Rooms become difficult to heat or cool
Leaky air ducts cause a discrepancy between the feel of a room and the temperature listed on your thermostat. This means paying for air conditioning or heating, while still feeling either chilly, warm, or never being comfortable.
Rooms become dirty or dusty
No one likes dust bunnies, but you can guarantee a dust-bunny-infested home with leaky air ducts. When air ducts leak, nasty things like dirt, dust, pet dander particles and more may get sucked up into them, causing contaminants to be distributed throughout the home.
Your utility bill is skyrocketing
One of the most important reasons to make sure your air ducts are sealed tight is your utility bill. If your home’s HVAC system contains leaky air ducts, the air conditioning system has to work harder to cool or heat the home. The loss of efficiency causes costs in utilities to rise.
Avoid leaky air duct problems like these by calling Del Rio Air Conditioning and Electricians for an air duct inspection. Save money on your inspection by looking into getting a Comfort Club membership, which gives you bi-annual check ups, professional cleaning and a safety check up! Get a hold of us today.
Del Rio Air Conditioning and Electricians, offers air conditioning repair, heating repair, heat pump service, air handler service, thermostat service, indoor air quality service and duct cleaning service 24 hours a day and seven days a week. We have served the people of Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Uvalde, Comstock and Brackettville for more than 30 years. Call us today at (830) 469-3221 to schedule an appointment!