Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators Blog: Archive for March, 2022

Everything to Know About Duct Leaks

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Leaking ducts are no joke. It can feel absolutely demoralizing to have a brand-new HVAC system lose out on its efficiency because there are holes and gaps in the duct system. The truth is that our air ducts require just as much attention and support as the systems that heat or cool the air in our homes. There’s a lot of information to learn about air ducts, so this blog post is dedicated to this particular component and some best practices or tips to take home.

When ducts start leaking, they could impact an entire home’s comfort and the utility bills that come with it. As licensed, local professionals, it’s our job to make sure that homeowners know just how important these components and the services that come with them are.

Interested? Then keep reading to learn more about ductwork and how it can greatly affect your HVAC in Scarsdale.

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DIY Water Heater Flushing Is a Bad Idea

Monday, March 7th, 2022

Has anyone ever been in one of those situations where a good DIY project quickly turned into a nightmare? They spend all day buying supplies and getting ready to flush their water heater until they realize that they miscalculated something and it starts to flood the basement and ruins certain antique pieces of furniture.

The truth is that this happens more often than one might think, and our team is trying to solve that problem. The best way we can handle helping a homeowner out of this situation is to prevent it from happening in the first place. We want homeowners to be well aware of everything that’s required for any “simple” task that has to do with a water heater in Mamaroneck, NY.

So, let’s talk about more than just flushing a water heater. Let’s discuss what can go wrong with a water heater project and why it’s always better to defer to a professional.

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