What is the best way to seal up leaky air ducts? There are a few options available:
The second two methods, the ones that actually work, require HVAC professionals. They’ll first test the ducts to determine how serious the leakage is, then target the holes and gaps and close them and make the network of ducts airtight.
Oh, there’s one more method for duct sealing, and it’s not one you’ll find at every HVAC contractor. It’s the special Aeroseal process—and it’s the best way to have ductwork restored to its top condition. If you want to schedule Aeroseal in Redlands, CA or elsewhere in the Inland Empire and Desert Communities, we’re the local professionals to call.
Aeroseal is a method of sealing ducts that approaches the problem from inside the ventilation system, rather than outside it. Aeroseal combines locating the leaks with closing them, which not only speeds up the job but makes it more thorough.
To use Aeroseal, our HVAC professionals first seal up the ventilation system by closing off all the room vents. They then send small polymer particles into the ductwork under high pressure. The air in the ducts starts to escape out the leaks, and this draws the polymer particles toward the leaks. The particles adhere to the leaks and start to draw other particles. The buildup of particles eventually closes off the leaks. When the process is finished, all the leaks should be sealed from inside. Of course, we’ll check to make sure afterward with another duct test. We never want to leave a job unfinished.
As we mentioned above, Aeroseal is a fast and thorough method to seal ducts. It removes extra steps from standard duct sealing and rarely misses any leaks.
When you have your leaky ductwork airtight again thanks to Aeroseal, you’ll enjoy a number of benefits:
If you suspect your ductwork needs attention, talk to our team today and arrange for the ductwork services that will solve your problems.
Russell’s Heating & Air Conditioning serves the Inland Empire and the Desert Communities, and we’re available 24 hours!