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Why You Should Consider Professional Duct Sealing

As homeowners, it seems like home maintenance tasks are never-ending. Ensuring that your home systems are all running smoothly and efficiently is something that not everyone has the time or energy for. And yet, prioritizing routine maintenance can save you time, energy, and money in the long run. 

Your HVAC system’s ductwork is one of those home maintenance items that you might want to pay special attention to sooner rather than later. Your ductwork plays a vital role in the functionality of your HVAC system. Leaky ducts not only waste energy, but they also take a toll on the longevity of your entire HVAC system. 

Professional Duct Sealing Benefits

It’s time to treat your air ducts with the care they deserve by contacting us about air conditioning duct sealing for your Concord, CA home. Read on to learn why duct sealing is so important.

Save Money 

Who doesn’t want to save money on their utility bills? The problem with leaky ducts is that the amount of air that flows into each area of your living space is diminished. Depending on the time of year, the result is uneven heating or cooling throughout your home. Those pesky leaks allow conditioned air to escape into places where you don’t want it such as the attic or crawlspace.

When your air ducts are tightly sealed, you’ll decrease your utility bill, increase your eco-friendliness by saving energy, and extend the life of your HVAC system.

Improved Indoor Air Quality

Improperly sealed ducts don’t only leak heat and cool air. Those breaches in your ductwork can also allow pollutants in. From dust to pollen, to more harmful byproducts such as smoke and mold spores, outdoor pollutants can enter your home and the air you breathe via leaky ducts. You can immediately improve the air quality of your home by investing in professional duct sealing. 


When you run gas appliances such as your water heater and clothes dryer, combustion gases exit the home through ventilation systems. However, If your ductwork has leaks, back-drafting can occur. Back-drafting is when gases are drawn back into your home instead of being expelled outside. Sealing leaky ducts minimizes this risk.


Investing in professional duct sealing makes your home more eco-friendly. You’ll reduce the amount of energy being wasted and increase your contribution to a more environmentally friendly community. 

Increased Comfort

Your home should be a safe and comfortable haven. Sealing and insulating the ducts in your home can improve problems you may have with comfort. Those rooms that are too hot in the summer and spaces that are too cold in the winter? Duct sealing will address the uneven temperatures in your home. 

Now you’re convinced that duct sealing is something you shouldn’t overlook, perhaps you’re thinking it’s a DIY project you can do yourself. We promise that our duct sealing services are safer, easier, and more effective. Our highly trained technicians use professional-grade mastic, and proper duct sealing requires special skills and training. 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to the team at Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning to learn more about professional duct sealing! Your comfort is our business.

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