Keeping up with ductwork maintenance will help your Ruckersville, VA home stay cool and keep your energy bills low. It’s important to understand how properly installed ductwork can improve the energy-efficiency of your HVAC system and its design. Here are some of the benefits of maintaining clean ductwork.

Improved Efficiency

The ductwork of your central cooling unit is instrumental in determining how efficiently your system operates. If there are leaks present, they can cause air to escape, which will increase your energy usage and your bill each month. A proper inspection may be an investment but can pay for itself with the money you save on your energy bill.

Keeps Each Room Cool

One common problem with older HVAC systems is that some rooms in the home don’t cool down while the system is operating. Some rooms can feel stuffy or have high humidity levels. Clean ducts without separations or holes, that are in good condition will help guarantee each room of the home is the same temperature and remains comfortable for residents.

Limits Allergens

Inspection of ductwork is necessary during the spring tuneup to ensure the interior of the ducts and vents remain clean. Dirty ducts and vents can cause excess dust particles to circulate in the air and eventually settle onto different surfaces in the home. You can avoid potential respiratory issues if your ducts and vents are clean.

If you want to stay cool during the warmer months of the year and avoid potential issues with your ductwork and AC, it’s important to maintain your HVAC system. Setting up a maintenance plan in spring will ensure your home will stay cool all summer. Call us at Duct-Rite Mechanical to schedule an appointment for a tuneup with duct inspection to determine if your ductwork needs attention.

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