Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Archive for the ‘Aeroseal Duct Sealing’ Category

4 Misconceptions about Ductwork

Monday, March 12th, 2018

heating/cooling register on wallThe ductwork is as much of a fixture in your home as the plumbing or the drywall, something you don’t give a second thought to most of the time. Hidden behind walls and ceilings, the ductwork quietly allows for the passing of air in order to heat or cool every room in your home. This does not seem like a very complex structure, which is why you may not think your ductwork needs much attention.

However, this is a major issue in the world of HVAC. Ductwork can often be the source of a home’s heating and cooling woes, but we are here to help. We’re clearing up 4 misconceptions you might have about home air ducts. Feel free to call our team when your ducts need service.

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Your Home’s Ductwork Is Probably in Bad Shape

Monday, September 11th, 2017

aeroseal-duct-sealing-technicianWhen something goes wrong with an air conditioner or a heating system, you wouldn’t suspect that the problem does not have to do with the system itself. While some air conditioning and heating issues have to do with your home’s electrical setup or the gas supply from your utility company, most heating and AC repairs are made to the system itself.

But one part of your home may actually be the main contributor if your comfort equipment tends to need repairs more often than you’d like. The ductwork, the part of your ventilation system that sends cooled or heated air throughout the house, is likely making you less comfortable, costing you money, and leading to a number of preventable repairs.

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How Most Homes and Energy Bills Benefit from Aeroseal

Monday, July 17th, 2017

ductwork-winding-ceilingAeroseal is a product and service you may never have heard of before, but one which can truly change the way you feel about your air conditioning and heating systems. If you’ve ever felt like it takes your comfort system too long to work, if you’ve felt like some rooms are always warmer and cooler than others or that your energy bills are too high, it’s time for a change.

Sealing your ducts can help to make your heating and cooling equipment more efficient. Learn how Aeroseal duct sealing is the best choice for air ducts in most homes today, and call our friendly team for more information.

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Leaky Ductwork Is Costing You Money

Monday, May 8th, 2017

HVAC-ductwork-renderingIt’s the perfect time of year to seal your ductwork. The problem is that most people have no idea the ducts in their home are leaky to begin with. Of course, you cannot see ductwork if you have a central heating and cooling system. It is hidden in the crawlspaces, attic, and elsewhere in the nooks and crannies of your home.

When air is leaking from the ducts, it’s not as if you’ll be able to hold a hand up to the vents and feel it. Still, it can greatly reduce airflow, which raises your energy bills.

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This Service Improves Your Heating System for Years to Come

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

How long have the ducts in your home been in place? 10 years? Or several decades? How can you be sure the ductwork that provides airflow throughout your home is really in good shape?

It turns out that most air ducts are not working as well as they should. If nobody has checked on your ductwork in well over a decade, there is a good chance of air leakage that can interfere with a heating system’s ability to distribute air properly throughout the home.

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Take Care of Leaky Ductwork Before It Gets Cooler

Monday, October 10th, 2016

You may not be able to tell if your air ducts are leaking just by the way your air conditioner or heater is working. But it turns out that leaky air ducts are such a common issue, that most air conditioning and heating systems suffer from some amount of leakage.

Holes and cracks in the ductwork can have a major impact on efficiency and HVAC system performance. Schedule duct services to have this problem taken care of, so that your heater works efficiently this season and to save money throughout the year.

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How Your Air Ducts May Be Costing You

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

If you feel like you spend a lot of money on heating and cooling costs each month, you’re not alone. Heating and cooling often takes up about half of a homeowner’s monthly bills, especially in extreme weather. And when something is wrong with the HVAC system, it can cost you even more.

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What Sets Aeroseal Apart from Other Duct Sealing Services?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

One of the little known energy wasters in homes across the country is the air ducts. It turns out that most air ducts have air leaking into them, pouring into the attic or crawlspaces rather than moving into the living spaces in your home. This means that you pay for heating and cooling spaces that don’t need it, driving up your energy costs unnecessarily.

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3 Reasons to Schedule Aeroseal Duct Sealing

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Not many homeowners give their ductwork much thought. But if you have leaky ducts, you have a problem. About half of your utility costs are spent on heating and air conditioning each year. With that in mind, wouldn’t you want to ensure your system is working as efficiently as it should?

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The Power of Aeroseal: Sealing Your Ducts without Hassle

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Basnett Plumbing & Heating is proud to be the only company in the Metrowest Boston area offering Aeroseal duct sealing services for people with leaky ductwork. Aeroseal is a different kind of duct sealing, one that uses a highly effective sealing process that doesn’t have the same level of human error as typical processes that involve crawling around to locate leaks.

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