Indoor Air Quality
Duct Repair and Replacement Services in Westchester County, NY
Most of the heating and air conditioning systems in Westchester County homes are forced air systems, which means they heat or cool air in a single location and then pipe it to the different rooms of your home via a series of ducts. When problems arise with those ducts, they can wreak a surprising amount of havoc with your system: resulting in higher bills, a higher possibility of repair needs, and even breakdowns in the worst cases. Detecting those problems can be tough since the ducts are often hidden behind the walls, in the attic, or other out-of-the-way locations.
That’s why Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators provides quality duct repair and replacement services throughout Westchester County. We know how tough it can be to spot problems with ducts and we want to make sure that yours are operating without damage or other problems. We’ve been in business since 1939, and we have the skills necessary to perform duct repair or replacement to your complete satisfaction. Call us today!
Why Damaged Ducts Are a Problem
Ducts can be damaged by a number of factors, ranging from pests like rats and raccoons and other vermin, to work on other parts of your home, to simple wear and tear that causes bolts and fittings to loosen up. This is a major problem because it opens up the system to outside air: pulling in unconditioned air or pulling conditioned air out of the ducts. That can also bring in dust and other contaminants, but more importantly, it reduces the efficiency of your system, leading to higher bills and an increased risk of a breakdown elsewhere in the system. According the U.S. Department of Energy, even basic leaks inside ducts can lead to a loss of up to 30% of the air inside them. That’s almost a third of the air that you pay to heat or cool that doesn’t even reach your living spaces.
Detection Is Key
The trained staff at Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators can perform duct leak detection using high–end devices like pressure sensors and sound detectors. But before we can come on the scene, you need to be able to spot the signs that something is wrong. Look for unexpectedly high bills despite little change in your air conditioning habits, an increase in dust coming out of your ducts, or reduced air flow from the room vents. Once you spot the signs of damages ductwork, shut your system off and call us as soon as possible.
We Serve Homes throughout Westchester County
At Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators, our trained staff is ready to go no matter where you are in Westchester County, and we bring decades of experience to your duct repair and replacement problem. We will begin by assessing the damage and determining the best way of sealing the breach. In some cases, it may only be separate parts requiring soldering together again, or the application of duct mastic or similar materials. In the worst cases, we can replace a damaged section of duct entirely.