How to Spot the Signs of Clogged Ducts

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January 1, 2023

How to Spot the Signs of Clogged Ducts

Do You Have Clogged Ducts in Your HVAC System?

Having a clogged duct in your HVAC system can be a major problem if not addressed right away. Clogged ducts reduce the efficiency of your system, wasting energy and money, and can even lead to complete system failure. That’s why it’s important to identify the signs of clogged ducts and take action before it’s too late.

At Comfort Hounds Heating & Cooling, we know how important it is to keep your HVAC system running smoothly. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you spot the signs of clogged ducts.

Reduced Air Flow

One of the most common signs of clogged ducts is reduced airflow. If you notice that your system is struggling to keep up with the temperature, it’s possible that your ducts are clogged. This can be caused by a build-up of dust and debris in the ducts, or a blockage caused by a foreign object.

Higher Energy Bills

Another sign of clogged ducts is an increase in your energy bills. If you’ve noticed that your bills are higher than normal, it could be because your system is working harder to push air through the ducts. A clogged duct will reduce the efficiency of your system, which will result in higher energy bills.

Loud or Unusual Noises

Unusual noises coming from your HVAC system can also be a sign of clogged ducts. If you hear a loud banging or rattling noise, it could be caused by air trying to force its way through a clogged duct.

Your Home Isn’t as Comfortable as Usual

Lastly, if your HVAC system isn’t cooling or heating your home as well as it used to, it could be a sign of clogged ducts. When air is unable to move through the ducts efficiently, your system won’t be able to heat or cool your home as effectively.

If you’ve noticed any of these signs, it’s time to call in the experts. At Comfort Hounds Heating & Cooling, we’ll be able to identify the source of your clogged ducts and make the necessary repairs. We’ll also be able to recommend ways to prevent clogged ducts in the future, such as regular maintenance and cleaning.

Call Comfort Hounds Today for NC Duct Cleaning!

When you are ready, call Comfort Hounds Heating & Cooling for your duct cleaning services at 919-578-7798. We are a 5-star rated and locally owned company serving the greater Raleigh, NC area. We’ll be able to identify and repair your clogged ducts, as well as provide you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing your system is running efficiently.

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