Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Duct Testing’

Should I Have My Ducts Tested?

Monday, February 18th, 2019

duct-sealingHave you ever tried to drink soda with a cracked straw? Upon trying to take a drink, you would be unpleasantly surprised to find that the soda was not quite moving up the straw like it should. That’s because the straw requires a tight seal of air pressure in order to get the liquid into your mouth.

The air ducts in your HVAC system are somewhat similar. If there’s a tear or disconnect in your ductwork, it will create a leak that will compromise the air’s ability to make it through the ducts and into the rooms of your home.

If that’s happening in your ducts, you’ll want to have them sealed immediately. Of course, you can only know for sure by having them tested. Here are a few signs that you should schedule a duct test:

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How Does Duct Testing Work?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Here in Dover, DE, you need every aspect of your air conditioning system to work when the summer heat starts to rise. That usually means the air conditioner itself, but in some cases, it can involve the ductwork that carries the conditioned air to the different rooms of your home. Ducts can develop clogs or breaches that can create serious problems for your system, but they’re often located in crawlspaces and other hidden locales that can be tough to reach. Duct testing is an effective ways of analyzing your ducts to determine if there are any problems and pinpoint their location. How does duct testing work? Here’s a quick breakdown.

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