On sunny, Spring days, you can caulk, weatherstrip, check and secure insulation, and assure your windows and doors seal tightly when you shut them. However, don’t forget the two most overlooked areas of your home’s heating system: the ductwork and vents.
Because your ductwork is out of sight, typically, it could be causing you to lose considerable amounts of energy and money on heating bills, without you even knowing it. The same holds true with your vents. You may actually be able to see them, but you might not pay them much mind. Performing preventive maintenance on your ductwork and vents can save you 10 percent or more on your monthly energy expenses.
There are a few correctable issues that can hinder air flow through your ductwork and vents. Here are a few steps that you can take in your home to maximize your energy efficiency and minimize your energy loss: Read More