Air Duct Cleaning & Sealing Chicagoland, IL

If you had a choice, would you take a deep breath as you stand in the middle of the wilderness or as you sit behind a car’s exhaust pipe? Well, duct cleaning can mean the difference between the former and the latter – in your own home. While many homeowners overlook the importance of cleaning […]

The condition of your ducts is important throughout the year because of the impact they can have on energy usage. Your home’s ductwork can account for up to 40 percent of the energy used to heat or cool your home, and leaks are the primary cause of this type of waste. As the weather cools […]

Are There Different Types of Ductwork?

Monday, August 17, 2015

No matter how well your furnace or air conditioner is built, the ductwork in your home will have an even greater impact on comfort and operating costs. There are several different duct system configurations, and each one has unique advantages and disadvantages. Ductwork Board Duct Systems Duct board is a product that consists of pressed […]

The condition of your ductwork directly affects the quality of your indoor air. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) now ranks indoor air pollution as one of the top five environmental threats to Americans. Most of us in McHenry spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors, so it makes sense to schedule periodic duct […]

Testing the Air Quality in Your Home

Friday, June 12, 2015

How clean is the air that you breathe? If you want to know, an indoor air quality (IAQ) test will give you the dirty truth. The easiest way to pinpoint indoor pollution is to use your eyes and your nose. If you suffer from allergies or sneeze every time your air conditioner turns on, poor […]

Duct sealing provides several important benefits, such as making your heating-and-cooling system safe, improving your comfort and saving you money on energy costs. Now, a new system, known as Aeroseal can be used to accomplish this task quickly and efficiently. Benefits of Aeroseal Duct Sealing How much can I save with Aeroseal duct sealing? According […]

Did you know that up to 30 percent of the air moving through a ducted heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system may be lost through holes and cracks? Leaking ducts reduce the efficiency of even the most highly rated systems by as much as 20 percent, resulting in higher heating and cooling costs. Leaks […]

If you’re like everyone else in Chicago, you can’t wait for spring to arrive. While we all look forward to the warm, sunny days, most of us dread time-consuming seasonal tasks like spring cleaning. At Aeroseal Solutions, we look forward to spring because it’s one of the best times to perform duct cleanings that help […]

We usually consider indoor air to be clean and safe to breathe. There are, however, many pollutants that affect indoor air quality. When the weather in Rockford and the surrounding communities turns cold and we spend more time indoors, it is important to identify pollutants and remove them from the air we breathe. Common household […]

Blocked dryer vents can occur from lint accumulation, damage to the ductwork, or bird and other animal nests. These blockages restrict air flow and present a significant fire hazard. According to the most recent data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), nearly 3,000 residential clothes dryer fires occur annually, costing Americans about $35 billion a year […]