Air ducts are installed in the crawl spaces and attic of your Park City, UT home, and carry cool air from your air conditioner to the various rooms of your household. They perform a similar job in the winter when heating is the order of the day. Because they’re tucked away out of sight, they often remain protected from damage, but they can also avoid easy detection in cases where a breach is created. Breaches — whether caused by direct damage or simple wear and tear as when a bolt becomes unstuck — pull cool air out of your ducts or let hot unconditioned air in.
Both problems will reduce your system’s effectiveness and raise both the specter of higher bills and the strain on the system as a whole. A good repair service can correct the problem, but first you need to be able to spot the problem and call them in. Signs of a breach in your air ducts can include (but are not limited to) the following: