Ductwork Cleaning and Sealing: What It Is and How It Can Freshen Your Air

Houses with heating and air conditioning systems use ducts to distribute the air through the house. Much of that conditioned air can be lost due to poorly maintained ducts. Cleaning and sealing ductwork improves the indoor air quality of your Sarasota, Florida home and improves energy efficiency, saving you money.

What is Ductwork Cleaning and Sealing?

Ductwork cleaning refers to cleaning every part of your air conditioner, including the filter, supply air ducts, return air ducts, floor and ceiling registers, diffusers, evaporation and condensation coils, drain pans, and fans and housings. While you can easily clean or change the air filter, cleaning the rest of the components is usually a job for professionals.

Ductwork sealing blocks air leaks with a sealant or metal tape and insulates the ducts. Some homeowners choose to do this as a do-it-yourself project, but others prefer to have a professional seal their ducts.

Why is Ductwork Cleaning and Sealing Necessary?

Ducts help cool air circulate throughout the house, but if they’re not properly sealed, some of that air can get lost along the way through leaks, holes, or poorly insulated ducts. Ductwork sealing provides a more consistent temperature throughout your house by preventing cool air from leaking out of the ducts or absorbing heat from surrounding spaces. Duct sealing maintains peak efficiency in your heating and cooling system by saving up to 20 percent of your system’s energy efficiency. Duct sealing also preserves indoor air quality.

How Can Ductwork Cleaning and Sealing Improve the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home?

Indoor air pollution consists of gas from household appliances, pollen, smoke, dust, and other particles that lower air quality. Ductwork cleaning and sealing work hand in hand to keep debris out of the ventilation system so it doesn’t circulate around your house.

Your health is too important to neglect your indoor air quality. Cleaning and sealing ductwork can help you breathe fresher air while also saving you money. Call Climatic Conditioning Co., Inc. at (941) 444-5399 to schedule an appointment with an air conditioning expert.

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