June 25, 2017

Repairing Air Duct Leaks

As a homeowner, you may find yourself repairing air duct leaks in your home. As with most do-it-yourself projects, there is a right way and a wrong way to complete this job. Repairing air duct leaks is a simple project if positioning of ducts in your home is conducive to a safe DIY repair. Follow these steps for repairing air duct leaks. Before you can start repairing air duct leaks, you must first identify the location of leaks. With the system fan running, inspect along ducts, particularly where lines branch off or separate (these are common sites for leaks). Feel […]
December 27, 2016

Checking Your Air Ducts

Today is the 26th of December, the day after Christmas. Most of my family is lying around in a post Christmas food coma, but I think that it is the perfect day to climb into my attic and check out the condition of my air ducts. Why today? Well, it is a balmy 78 degrees, and it has been several days (almost a month) since we were solidly in the 80s. My attic is finally cool enough without being too cold. Today is also a great day as everyone is home. Yes, they are in a food coma, but just […]