Air Ducts - Home Comfort Blog

HVAC Duct Cleaning, When Should I Get this Done?

Posted by Chad Peterman on Friday, April 24, 2015

Indoor air quality is an important aspect to every home comfort system here in the Indianapolis area. We spend a ton of time inside our homes and continually breathe the air that is being circulated in our homes. Unfortunately, no matter how much dusting and cleaning we do, there are still places in the home where unwanted dirt and germs still reside. Your HVAC duct system in a prime location for these harmful particles to make their home and you not even know it.

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How to Prevent Duct Contamination

Posted by Chad Peterman on Friday, October 24, 2014

Whether or not you decide to have the air ducts in your home cleaned, committing to a good preventive maintenance program is essential to minimize duct contamination.

air ductHere are 7 tips to keep your air ducts clean:

  1. Use the highest efficiency air filter recommended by the manufacturer of your system.
  2. Change filters regularly.
  3. Make sure you do not have any missing filters and that air cannot bypass filters through gaps around the filter holder.
  4. When having your system maintained, be sure the technician is cleaning cooling coils and drain pans.

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Fact or Fiction: Does closing vents in unused rooms save energy?

Posted by Chad Peterman on Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fact-or-FictionDo you really need to heat/cool the rooms you do not use? You may think not, however, closing vents in those rooms will actually:

  • Waste energy
  • Potentially hurt your heating/cooling system
  • Make you less comfortable

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Air Conditioning Inspections

Posted by Chad Peterman on Friday, August 8, 2014

Your air conditioning system will eventually have parts wear out and will require replacement or a good cleaning. This is why it is a good idea to have your air conditioning unit inspected so that you can be able to establish the best thing to be done to the system.

AIR-DUCTOne of the routine inspections which should be carried out on an air conditioner is the checking of the air ducts. When you air ducts get any form of leakage, then your system will not be able to perform all the duties which it is supposed to do. This is because the cool air which should be taken to the different rooms will get lost somewhere on the way and so the target of cooling that room will never be achieved. Therefore, call a reliable technician to check your air ducts and make sure they are sealed and working well.

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Professional Home Energy Audits

Posted by Chad Peterman on Thursday, July 17, 2014

Check out the Energy Saver 101 home energy audit youtube video to get an idea of what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy.

At Peterman, we always strive to keep our customers well informed when it comes to their home comfort system.  We proudly serve Indianapolis and the surrounding areas.  To learn more about our products and services please feel free to navigate around our website to learn more. Now that summer is here and fall is approaching, give us a call if you need A/C repair Indianapolis, Greenwood air conditioning equipment installation, or Beech Grove air conditioning service company.

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