Duct Work

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Is Duct Cleaning Worth It?

Protect your air quality with an annual checkup.

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Cleaning a Bathroom Vent Fan

Protect your home's air quality.

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How to Install a Return Air Duct

Get your ducts in a row.

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Maintenance Checklist for Furnace Ductwork

Annual checkups can help you control your energy bills.

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How to Get Certified as an HVAC Professional

Keep your cool and heat up your career at the same time.

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Cleaning Your Ductwork Yourself

Ditch the dust and debris.

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Unresolved Issues in Air Duct Cleaning

Does duct cleaning prevent health problems?

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Repairing an Automatic Kitchen Exhaust Fan Cover

Long live your grease sucker with the proper maintenance.

Ductwork in the walls.
Best Tools for Cutting Ductwork

Having the right tools for a DIY job increases their chances for a successful repair.

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Duct Work and Ventilation Q and A

Installing or repairing duct work brings up questions.

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How to Install a Dryer Vent Duct

A dryer vent duct is an essential component of a dryer for several reasons.

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Cleaning Out a Ceiling Kitchen Exhaust Fan

Don't let yourself get exhausted, it's an easy DIY.

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Insulating a Heating Vent

Insulation helps you keep your cool—and heat.

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What class or category is a B vent pipe?

A B vent pipe does not actually belong to any particular class or a specific category.

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2 Places Not to Install a Cold Air Return

When it comes to installing a cold air return there are a few things that you need to consider.

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Two Best Materials for Floor Register Vent Covers

You can make them or you can buy them.

An over the range microwave.
How to Reseal the Over the Range Microwave Ductwork

Over the range microwaves usually have a fan.

Maintenance Checklist for Air Conditioning Ductwork

Maintaining your A/C ductwork is a vital part of HVAC maintenance.

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How to Install a Heating Vent

A heating vent is an appliance that allows hot air to escape or enter a room.

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How to Maintain Your Return Air Vent

Keep your air quality high with regular maintenance.

Duct Cleaning and Indoor Air Quality

Duct cleaning is finding its way onto the maintenance schedules of many homeowners.

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Repairing Heating and Cooling Ducts

Poorly sealed ducts can be a big energy drain.

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3 Top Problems Sealing Air Conditioning Ductwork with Duct Tape

Whenever you are working with air conditioning ductwork duct tape is not the right product to use.

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How to Replace a Heating Vent Cover

Replacing a heating vent cover is a simple project that you can do.

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How to Perform Air Duct Repair Yourself

Efficient ducts keep energy costs low.

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Installing Outdoor Furnace Ducts

Installing the furnace ducts into your home from an outdoor wood furnace is not too hard.

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4 Good Alternatives to Fiberglass Duct Insulation

Fiberglass isn't your only option in insulation.

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How to Interpret Duct Noises

Duct noises include rattling, hissing, huffing, and puffing.

A vent.
HVAC Duct Cleaning: Does It Prevent Health Problems?

Does having your ducts cleaned really have health benefits?

Metal ducting on a piece of plywood.
Home Ducting Options

Ductwork comes in many materials, shapes, and sizes. Choose the right style for your home.

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Can a B vent pipe terminate horizontally?

No, a B vent pipe cannot be terminated horizontally.

Sealing a crack in ducting in an attic.
How to Identify Ductwork Problems

Telltale signs that something is wrong with ducting include higher than normal energy bill.

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Air Duct Cleaning

Is it necessary, recommended, or unsafe to clean your air ducts?

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How to Fix a Leaking Air Duct

Air duct leaks are undesirable to homeowners because they cause temperature issues, and waste money.

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3 Reasons to Decrease Duct Size in Furnace Ductwork

Furnace ductwork can come in many sizes, and choosing the correct size is important.

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How to Replace Air Vent Covers

Air vents are an important part of your air conditioning unit their covers may need replaced.

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How to Insulate Sheet Metal Duct Work

Wrapping duct work provides better energy efficiency.

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How to Eliminate Mice From Your Home's Ductwork

Mice in your home's ventilation system can be a serious health hazard.

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Insulating Ducts: A Guide to Thickness and R-Value

When insulating ducts R-Values and insulation thicknesses is important to consider.

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Choosing the Best Insulating Duct Materials for Your Air Ducts

Each product brings some pros and cons of efficient airflow.

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What to Do If Water Leaks Into Your Air Duct

Water that leaks into the air duct and stays there causes mold to breed.

A furnace near the window in a basement.
Troubleshooting a Furnace Duct: Banging Noises

Furnace ducts are responsible for bringing air and circulating it within the home.

A furnace duct.
Tips for Getting Flood Water Out of Furnace Ducts

Flooding in your furnace ducts can cause considerable damage.