As wonderful as modern HVAC systems may be, there is not a single system out there that is truly perfect. Problems develop with mechanical systems of all sorts, and your HVAC system is certainly not the exception to this rule. Even non-mechanized parts, such as your air ducts, may suffer damages over time. That is why you may want to consider professional duct repair in Everett, WA. Not all ducts will be compromised, of course, but many are, and the hidden nature of ductwork can make such problems difficult to identify. Identify them you must, though, if you hope to reap the rewards of duct repair well done. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric today to learn more.
Needless to say, damaged air ducts are not going to be able to ensure that your heated or cooled air makes it to its intended destination point. If your air ducts are damaged, the energy used to heat or cool that air will not necessarily go to waste entirely. However, it may be underutilized, as that air winds up in areas that don’t need it, leaving your HVAC system to work overtime in order to ensure that those areas that do need it, get it. This will result in unnecessarily high heating and cooling costs.
Better Air Quality
Wasted energy is a major issue when dealing with compromised air ducts, but it is not the only one you must consider. It is also possible for damaged air ducts to pull pollutants into the system, and they can then distribute those pollutants throughout the entire house. This will obviously have quite serious implications for the indoor air quality throughout your home.
When your HVAC system has to work harder than it should have to, and when the system is subject to the accumulation of dust, dirt, and other debris, you can expect that system to suffer excessive wear and tear. This added strain can do serious damage to your system over time, increasing the risk of repair needs and even shortening system longevity. As you can see, duct repair is a service well worth considering if your air ducts are compromised.