In bathrooms and kitchens, overhead exhaust fans are used to pull unwanted airborne particles out of the room and into the atmosphere. When it’s working properly, the exhaust duct is a one-way street to the outdoors. But during the cold weather season, exhaust fans may also making it too easy for frigid air to creep in. In short, exhaust fans can contribute to heat loss in your home.
Now that fall is upon us it’s time for many Colorado Springs area homeowners to start thinking about having to fire up that old furnace and hope that it still works. The recent cooler weather has already resulted in homeowners calling us to schedule their annual furnace inspection and cleaning.
The average home has dozens of appliances. Some of these appliances are luxury items while others are a basic necessity. Other appliances, such as the air conditioner, are a basic necessity that help to improve home comfort. Any household appliance can break down without warning. When this happens, consumers have to weigh whether to request emergency repair services or make an appointment for the appliance to be repaired at a later date.
Once you decide which professional company will provide air conditioning services for your home, you should make sure the contractor properly insulated air ducts. In every home, the duct system that runs through the walls, ceilings and floors to make sure air is distributed to every room is key for getting the best use of energy. Here are two possible effects when this important home system is not installed the right way.