Plumbing & Cooling Experts in Spring, TX

Do I Need to Have My Air Ducts Sealed?

The question posed in the title of this post is, unfortunately, not one with a simple yes or no answer. Basically, if you have compromised ductwork, then yes, you need to have your air ducts professionally sealed. However, this is not really an annual occurrence that you can plan on, such as your routine AC maintenance is. Because of this, it is in your best interest to learn how to identify the potential need for air duct sealing in Spring, TX. We’ve put together a brief guide of warning signs for you to look out for. If you think you need to have your air ducts sealed, just give us a call.

Increased Heating and Cooling Costs

If you noticed a spike in your heating bills over the summer, or if you can already tell that you are on track to spend more money than usual in cooling your home this summer, the problem may stem from your ductwork being compromised. While you are not going to experience a 100% energy loss, as the conditioned air leaking out of your ductwork is going to wind up somewhere in your home, your system will nevertheless wind up doing a bit of overtime as it tries to balance comfortable temperatures throughout your home.

Uneven Temperatures

Are you finding hot spots throughout your home as you walk through it? If so, it could be due to the fact that the ductwork supplying that area of your home is leaking. Allow us to investigate matters, and we’ll make sure that you’re able to evenly heat and cool your home once more.

Hissing Sounds

If you think you have leaking ductwork, remember to keep your ears open, as well. If you can hear a hissing sound coming from your air ducts, it may be due to air leaking out of them. If you hear this sound, and aren’t sure where it’s coming from, call our IAQ pros right away.

Schedule professional duct sealing with Milton Frank Plumbing.