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Lasting improvements in air quality for 10 years guaranteed

A home’s air duct system is a lot like its plumbing system. They both run throughout the house and both can have a expensive leaks. The difference is that a leaking water pipe will let you know its leaking but a leaking air duct system will continue to cost you money for years without apparent evidence. While it’s not apparent, the evidence can exist in the form uneven room temperatures, allergies, and increased energy expenses.

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, nearly 50% of the average home’s utility bill is spent on heating and air conditioning. If you have any leaks, you could be significantly overpaying.

HVAC Professionals can spot and manually seal air duct leaks where ductwork is visible but a lot of ductwork is concealed in walls, floors, and ceilings. Aeroseal is a method of diagnosing a home’s air duct leakage throughout the duct system and then sealing the leaks from the inside. Sealing air ducts from the inside removes the need for an HVAC professional to make expensive cuts into your walls to seal those concealed ducts.

Aeroseal’s Development

The technology for sealing air ducts from the inside was invented in 1994 and has steadily developed into the best duct sealing solution available. The technology was patented in 1996 and 1999 and has continued to be upgraded since.

In 2000, The Department of Energy (DOE) and its Citizen Judges selected Aeroseal in the 100 best scientific and technological accomplishments to come out of the 23 years of the DOE’s existence. The same judges put Aeroseal in the top 23 technologies that have the largest potential to save consumers money and improve their quality of life. In 2017, Aeroseal is on its way to becoming an industry standard for optimizing air duct systems.

Aeroseal on This Old House

Aeroseal was featured on PBS’s professional home improvement show, “This Old House” where they detail how the process works and the benefits of sealing air ducts from the inside. Click the video to the right for a brief introduction to Aeroseal.

Evidence of Leaks

There are a few ways to tell if your ducts might be leaking. The most common reason people request Aeroseal is because they are experiencing uneven temperature distribution in their homes; rooms on one side of the house are much colder or warmer than the rest of the house. This happens because the heated or cooled air is leaking throughout the ductwork instead of being delivered to those rooms. Sealing leaks will improve system pressure so the conditioned air is distributed more evenly throughout the house.

Another reason Aeroseal is often requested is to solve allergies. Leaks in air ducts can result in air leaving ducts where it shouldn’t, but they can also result in air entering where it shouldn’t. Air duct systems usually run through a home’s attic, basement, or crawlspace and throughout its walls. If air is entering the duct system from these places, then dust and allergens are pulled in with it and distributed throughout your home. Aeroseal will prevent any air from entering or exiting the duct system where it shouldn’t.

The benefit of Aeroseal will become the most evident when energy costs decrease. If the air temperature is inconsistent  throughout your house, the HVAC system will activate more often to compensate for the misplaced air. HVAC systems running longer and more often can waste a significant amount of energy each year. After leaks are sealed, HVAC systems will run less to move the same amount of air, saving homeowners up to 40% on energy. With these savings, Aeroseal can quickly pay for itself and is guaranteed to keep your ducts sealed for 10 years.

How does it work?

The Aeroseal process is simple. Air vents and registers are blocked with a specialized masking tape to prevent airflow. With all registers blocked, the system’s air is forced to exit through leaks. The Aeroseal tool detects how much air is being lost through leaks to determine the rate of leakage in the duct system.

Once leakage is tested, aerosol sealant is injected into the duct system. This sealant is designed to remain a vapor until enough particles are forced toward small gaps to begin accumulating. The particles adhere and gather until air can no longer get through and the gap is sealed.

The whole process is computer monitored and afterwards, a computer generated analysis is printed for the customer. This analysis will clearly illustrate the reduction in leakage throughout the process. See examples of this from recent Aeroseal sealings below.

“We had Safety King Aeroseal the duct work. Wow!! Now our furnace and AC run more efficiently and less often, which translates to lower utility bills and $$ saved.” -Susan, Warren MI

If you’re interested in having your air ducts sealed tight, click the button below or call us at 1-800-Aeroseal for more information!

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What you can do to save money on energy this season

If you haven’t taken the time yet, consider having your home’s performance measured with an Energy Audit. With this information, you can track down exactly where you’re wasting energy. A lot of wasted energy can be traced back to your heating and cooling system, and more specifically, leaks in your air ducts.

There are many ways to seal air ducts but Aeroseal is the only way to get to the leaks that are can’t be found or easily accessed. Aeroseal duct sealing is less intrusive and less costly than other methods that may require cutting multiple holes in your walls and ceilings for inspection. You can seal your entire duct system saving up to 30% on heating and cooling costs, but without any of the cosmetic damage to existing walls and ceilings that often comes with manual duct sealing.

The Results Speak for Themselves

We show each of our Aeroseal customers this comprehensive report so they have a visual representation of their improved air efficiency and energy costs. Click on the images for a closer look.

If you’re interested in having your air ducts sealed tight, click the button below or call us at 1-800-Aeroseal for more information!

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Certified air duct cleaners follow a national standard

Congratulations to Eric Plaunt, Anthony Francis, and Jason Doolittle have achieved the advanced NADCA certifications of ASCS and VSMR. The National Air Duct Cleaners Association is the authority on quality air duct cleaning service in North America and these three technicians have exceeded NADCA standards by getting certified as Air System Cleaning Specialists and Ventilation System Mold Remediators. With these certifications, our technicians have proven their breadth of knowledge in the air duct cleaning industry.

Importance of Certification

But what is so important about a certificate for proficiency in air duct cleaning? The truth about air duct cleaning is that there are a lot of wrong ways to remove contaminants from air ducts. NADCA’s certifications provide a national guideline for the cleanest and most efficient methods. It is an air duct cleaning business’ responsibility to provide the best service available to their customers and that is what Safet King aims to do.

If you’re interested in having your air ducts cleaned by these professionals, call 1-800-AIR-DUCT!

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Could the source of your allergies be in your air ducts?

Like anything else that is manufactured, ducts and vents will have a lifespan and then will begin to breakdown and you may develop leaks and holes in your duct work. If this happens there is a potential for things like fungi, mold, bacteria, dust mites and other types of allergens to begin accumulating in those ducts and leaking out into the air that you breathe.

Safety King’s Solution: Aeroseal Duct Sealing

Aeroseal duct sealing is less intrusive and less costly than other methods that may require cutting multiple holes in your walls and ceilings for inspection. This adds to labor cost and will result in additional costs to patch those holes and refinish the walls and ceilings.

Using the Aeroseal duct sealing method for inspection and repair of your ducts is less intrusive causing little or no cosmetic damage to your existing walls and ceilings. There are no spaces or places too small for the inspection and application of the cost effective and efficient Aeroseal duct system.

The Results Speak for Themselves

     

     

We show each of our Aeroseal customers this comprehensive report so they have a visual representation of their improved air efficiency and energy costs. Click on the images for a closer look.

If you’re interested in having your air ducts sealed tight, click the button below or call us at 1-800-Aeroseal for more information!

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There are many ways to save on your energy costs. Here are some suggestions to get you started:

1. Dirty Filter

Filters are in place to keep your indoor air clean. But as they collect more and more contaminants, they can do more harm than good in your system. If neglected, a filter’s accumulated dust can begin to restrict the airflow in your home. This means your heating and air conditioning will use more energy to move the same amount of air. Check your filter size and go buy a few replacements. Its recommended to replace a home’s air filter every once every season.

2. Leaking Air DuctsDuct Leaks Wasting Money

It is common for duct work to be installed with gaps or to develop leaks over time. When air leaks out of your air ducts, your HVAC system needs to run longer to push the conditioned air to your thermostat. The wasted effort can accumulate in significant energy costs over time. Part of regular home maintenance includes sealing any leaks that develop in your duct work. Aeroseal is Safety King’s method of sealing air ducts from the inside. No matter where the leaks are in your duct work, the Aeroseal process is designed to seal any and all gaps.

3. Clogged Dryer Vent

Your dryer probably doesn’t dry clothes as well as it did when you first bought it. One of the main reasons for this is that dryer exhausts get clogged with lint over time. When a dryer vent is clogged, the dryer needs to run longer to dry the same amount of clothes. Not only is this a big waste of energy, but it is also a notable fire hazard.

4. Dirty/Clogged CoilsClogged Condenser Coil Wasting Energy

Air conditioning systems have two coils, one called the evaporator coil and a second one called the condenser coil. Coils are heat transfer devices that make heat removal possible. If either of these coils becomes dirty and partially blocked by dust and debris or by layers of mold or mildew, its efficiency and air flow across the coil drops significantly. Under these conditions, the system has to run longer to achieve the required cooling effect inside the house. It runs more, costing more and it also tends to need repair or replacement more quickly.

5. Unbalanced Air Ducts

Most homeowners don’t know what it means to balance an air duct system but balance is one of the most important steps to optimizing your home’s airflow and energy efficiency. Controls on your inline dampers allow you to close off airflow to vents closer to the furnace while opening vents further away. This eliminates excessive running of you HVAC system by making sure that the air pressure is the same in each vent throughout the house. Ask your HVAC specialist to help balance temperature differences in your house.

 

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Stop Wasting Money, Seal Your Ductwork

Consumer ReportsMoney Magazine and other leading publications say that duct sealing is one of the best investments to reduce home energy bills. Sealing duct work has proven to be more effective than attic insulation and upgrading windows. Leaving a leak in your air ducts is like leaving a leak in a water pipe: the cost begins to add up over time. Our Aeroseal procedure can find and remedy any inefficiency caused by gaps in your air ducts.

Our Aeroseal specialists have been working hard as the demand for sealed air ducts increases. You can see the results of our process by viewing any of the Certificates of Completion below. Each set of two certificates is the supply and return side of an HVAC system.

The Results Speak for Themselves:

     

     

     

We show each of our Aeroseal customers this comprehensive report so they have a visual representation of their improved air efficiency and energy costs. Click on the images for a closer look.

 

If you’re interested in having your air ducts sealed tight, click the button below or call us at 1-800-Aeroseal for more information!

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