California Indoor Comfort Inc Blog: Archive for the ‘Home Improvement’ Category

Is Your Ductwork Causing Problems?

Monday, February 5th, 2018

ductHere in California, heat pumps and central air conditioning systems are extremely common, as is the furnace. Do you know what these three HVAC systems have in common? They are all forced air systems, meaning that they all use air ducts in their operation. Do you know what that means? There are certain problems that such systems may encounter which may be caused by compromised ductwork. Do you know why that’s a problem? Well, just how much of your ductwork can you really see?

The answer is most likely “not much,” and that is the way that homeowners like it. After all, air ducts are not exactly ideal for interior decorating. The fact that so much of your ductwork is hidden from view, however, means that your ducts may be damaged or otherwise compromised without your knowledge. Because leaky ducts can be such a problem, it is important that you know some common signs of trouble to look out for.

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Let Us Ventilate and Insulate Your Attic

Monday, January 9th, 2017

I don’t spend any time up in my attic, you may be thinking, so why would I care if it is comfortable or not up there? If this is your thought process, then you need to seriously reestimate the importance of the insulation and ventilation in your attic. Sure, you may not care about maintaining a comfortable environment in your attic if it is not part of your living space. This is far from the only concern, though.

Conditions in your attic and adversely affect not only the condition of your house itself, but also the comfort of the rest of your home. They can also influence your heating and cooling costs. If you are serious about avoiding any such issues, then you need proper attic ventilation and attic insulation in Madera, CA.

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