One of the biggest negative consequences is how much bad ductwork wastes power. However, we’ll talk about that more in another post, because right now we want to look at the serious problems that bad, leaky ductwork has on your indoor air quality.
We strongly recommend any home that has ductwork (which is most homes) schedule regular duct cleaning services with our professionals. Most houses need this job every few years, so if you’ve never had duct cleaning done, you’re almost certainly overdue for it!
If you’ve noticed that your home’s HVAC system, both the heater and the air conditioner, are costing much more to run than before, one of the likely causes is a loss of integrity inside the ducts of the ventilation system. When you’re suspicious of leaky air ducts, you should arrange for duct testing services from HVAC professionals, who will then find out if you need to have the ducts sealed to restore their air tightness.
One of the key services we provide to assist homes with increasing energy performance is duct testing. Using special equipment, our highly trained specialists will find out the state of the ventilation system in your home and discover how it can be improved.
Let’s face it, your house can be neat and tidy but a layer of dust covering your furniture can make it look unclean! Those of us who live in the Phoenix, Arizona area are very well acquainted with dust in the air. In fact I never heard the word “haboob” (basically a giant dust […]
Being an air conditioning, heating, and energy audit contractor in Mesa, Arizona, Magic Touch Mechanical receives hundreds of calls every summer with service calls like: 1) My air conditioner never shuts off and has a hard time cooling the house. 2) My power bill is extremely high and seems to be getting higher every summer. […]
The very point of the Magic Touch Mechanical blog is to help homeowners and building managers discover ways to reduce energy usage. That said, the best way to start is to test and measure all of the energy loss of the building or home, pinpoint the deficiencies, and create an action plan to correct them. […]