air ducts

air ducts

More often than not, the air ducts in our Massachusetts homes are one of the most neglected areas in our heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems.

Out of sight, out of mind. Hidden behind the walls and ceilings of your Northborough, MA, home, air ducts, or ductwork, play a vital role in your indoor air quality (IAQ) by circulating conditioned air from your air conditioner (AC), furnace, and heat pump. In many ways, air ducts are the lungs of a home.

Neglected ductwork can circulate dust, bacteria, mold, and dirt along with the heated and cooled air throughout your home. Improperly installed or sealed air ducts force your HVAC system to work harder and that may cost you more money in energy bills.

At Control Point Heating • Cooling • Plumbing , our team takes your indoor air quality very seriously, which means doing our best to maintain your air ducts. These ducts deliver the air you breathe every day in your home.

Duct Cleaning

We understand every facet of ductwork, from installation and sealing to testing and repair. Over the years, we have built a solid reputation for our quality duct cleaning service.

We use some of the most powerful duct cleaning trucks and vacuums in the Northborough, MA , area, as well as other specialized tools in the industry. Our tools eliminate any particles that build up in your ductwork, inside register grilles and return air vents, on the blower and evaporator coil—even on the heat exchanger when it is necessary for us to clean it.

Let Control Point Heating • Cooling • Plumbing rid your ductwork of pollutants that can trigger allergies, asthma, and other chronic health issues. Think of a thorough duct cleaning as an investment in your health.

Duct Sealing

One way dust and debris enter your Massachusetts home’s ductwork is through cracks and holes in the system. Heated and cooled air can leak out of your air ducts using that same route. If neglected, those unsealed connections and holes will compromise the air quality in your home and cause energy loss that can translate into higher utility bills.

Duct Testing

How Do I Know How Well My System Is Working?

Ducts move air, and air is invisible. So to determine if your ducts work or not, air properties must be measured. An NCI-Certified Professional can measure how much air goes into each room and compare it to how much is needed. They will also take other measurements including temperatures and pressures to determine how well your ducts work. Then your NCI-Certified Professional will review the results of the test with you.

Unfortunately, few have the knowledge or own the tools and instruments necessary to measure the performance of your duct system. If they can’t measure it, they have no idea how to fix it, or even where to begin. Most just assume the ducts are working fine.

Our team of certified duct specialists will evaluate your duct system to determine overall system performance. We will test for duct leakage, airflow, and insulation integrity. Each room in your home has individual needs when it comes to heating and cooling, if using a duct system to heat or cool your Massachusetts home it’s important to make sure you have the correct amount of airflow in each room. We have the tools to measure and adjust the airflow in each room to match your family’s comfort needs.

Air Duct Installation and Replacement

Whether you are remodeling your historic home or planning to add an addition to your Northborough, MA, home and need to extend your air ducts, you can trust our knowledgeable professionals at Control Point Heating • Cooling • Plumbing to get the job done right.

We know how to avoid the long runs and sharp bends in your ductwork that could restrict the airflow. Our team will accurately measure the number of vents necessary to get the best performance from your system. We work with all types of ductwork, and our licensed specialists only use industry-approved tools and equipment.

Here are a few signs it might be time to replace your air ducts:

  • Age—Reliable and well-maintained air ducts operate at optimal efficiency between 15 and 20 years. After that, leaks, tears, and loose joints allow air to escape and contaminants to infiltrate your system.
  • Noises—Rattling noises in your air ducts usually indicate a loose part or tear. Those noises are a warning sign your ductwork needs service.
  • Energy bills—If you notice your energy bills continuously increasing, replacing your faulty air ducts could make a significant difference.
  • Temperature issues—If you notice hot and cold spots throughout different parts of your Northborough, MA, home, it could mean there’s an issue with your airflow.

Always keep in mind we offer financing to help when it comes time to replace your air ducts. When working with us, we want to make things as easy as possible for you. Talk to one of our team members for more information.

Air Duct Repairs

Call us if you experience any trouble with your air ducts. You don’t want a minor, repairable issue to turn into a bigger problem for your HVAC system. Our Control Point Heating • Cooling • Plumbing repair experts will diagnose the problem and offer solutions to fix your system promptly and with quality workmanship.

Air Duct Maintenance

Preventative maintenance extends your HVAC system’s service life to keep it running smoothly and efficiently. Cleaning your ductwork on a regular basis and inspecting it for leaks will go a long way toward keeping this vital component of your HVAC system running smoothly.

Ask our knowledgeable and friendly team about our preventative maintenance agreement plan, Ultimate Savings Agreement, that can help you save money while we keep your equipment in top shape. We offer something for every need and budget, knowing how important maintenance is to the comfort, health, and safety of your Massachusetts home.

Contact Control Point Heating • Cooling • Plumbing for All Your Air Duct Needs

If your Northborough, MA, home’s air ducts need attention, contact our Control Point Heating • Cooling • Plumbing professionals today. Call us at (508) 845-4822 or request service online to arrange a free home consultation.

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