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Quit Heating the Neighborhood with These HVAC Tips

Quit Heating the Neighborhood with These HVAC Tips

Are you suspicious you are heating the neighborhood and need some help from HVAC services? Let’s face it, energy bills are high enough in the winter the last thing you need is a problem with your home exterior or ductwork causing your heated indoor air to leave your home and heat the outside area instead. It’s not enough to make sure your furnace is working, especially if you notice your energy bills are higher than usual and you can’t seem to get it warm enough inside your home.

These are signs you may have leaks in your ceiling, walls or ductwork that are allowing the climate-controlled air to escape into the great outdoors. Not good. And definitely not cost effective. If you are footing the energy bill, you and your family should be benefiting from it!

Here are the quick tips you need to make sure you aren’t allowing the air you heat to leave the premises:

  • Take a look in the attic and the roof: these are common areas where heat loss occurs; you need proper insulation to ensure the heat doesn’t escape. The right amount can actually reduce your energy expenses by 30%.
  • Check out the bypasses surrounding ductwork, plumbing pipes and electrical fixtures. These are areas that require a tight seal to prevent heat loss. If you see daylight coming through from outside, this is a big red flag.
  • Assess any conduits in the exterior walls that may be a culprit for lost heat. Cracks, gaps and leaks existing around windows, doors, faucets, and dryer vents may need additional covering and sealing.

Let Dependable Service Help You Keep Your Heated Air in the House

Our expert team knows all the right places to look to ensure your home is sealed up tight this winter. Don’t heat the neighborhood and watch your energy bill go up. Connect with our team online now to schedule professional HVAC services in Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island, Conway and the surrounding communities.

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