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Residents in Rockwall, TX know that seasons can get intense, and that the weather that comes with them changes rapidly. The demand for heating and air conditioning service is high for the simple reason that local residents have come to rely on such luxuries. And with K&S Heating and Air, you will always have a professional technician on your side when things go wrong.
There are many types of heating and air conditioning systems that can be installed and used within your home. There are duct and ductless systems, zoned climate systems, forced air, and thermostats. Each of these systems comes with a unique set of features, and what you choose should reflect the size of your home, the number of people living in it, and the amount of relative comfort you desire. Furthermore, what you choose should reflect the amount of money you want to save and what you wish to spend on heating and air conditioning service.
Air duct systems consist of an inner layer of piping within your walls. This piping is known as ductwork, and it is largely responsible for the transport of air to and from your home. These ducts also help keep the air clean and free of toxins with the help of a quality air filter, and they can be installed when you call for heating and air conditioning service.
There are different types of ductwork, from galvanized steel to fiberglass and aluminum layouts. Galvanized steel duct work comes coated with a zinc covering that protects the layout from dust and other dry particles. This helps make it easy for you, the homeowner, to keep your duct work clean, even during an annual inspection. But, just like any other duct work, debris can collect inside the layout, and that simply means that a basic, periodic cleaning is needed to keep the air flowing within your home.
Aluminum ductwork is light, easy, and highly flexible to install. And it is due to this type of flexibility and ease that aluminum is not only quick and easy to install, but it can be used where duct work must be custom-made and rightly molded for a good, quality fit. The only major downside is that aluminum duct work may be prone to rips and tears due to its light properties as an alloy. However, just like most alloys, aluminum is less subjected to rust and corrosion, thus making it one of the strongest metals out there to work with. However, aluminum may require an extra coating of insulation for climate moderation, and this can be installed as a part of your heating and air conditioning service contract.
Fiberglass duct work is quiet and comes built to last. In fact, most fiberglass ductwork can keep the temperatures in your Rockwall, TX home relatively stable for a period of up to 15 years, and that is a long life span for most ductwork systems. The quiet with which the fiberglass runs is largely due to the type and amount of insulation used during installation, which helps block out the sound of the air and keep your home at a moderate temperature.
Because of the high sensitivity of your fiberglass ductwork, it should only be cleaned by a licensed professional from K&S. Small dust particles can get loose during the process, and it’s best to have it done by someone who has the right safety equipment to protect them during the process. Plus, cleaning fiberglass ducts is a delicate and time-consuming process that involves extra caution, as the tiny glass particles can escape and put you and your health at risk.
Flexible ducts are known for their strength and endurance. During the manufacturing process, a hot, liquid plastic is poured over molds that are made of metal coils, which then help to shape each piece into a pipe-like shape that is made to fit as ductwork.
No matter the type of ductwork you choose to have installed, professional cleaning should be done at least once a year. This type of preventive maintenance should be done at least once a year for your peace of mind. The ability to breathe in clean air is a must and is easy on your overall health and well-being.
Heating and air conditioning service extends well beyond the installation and upkeep of your duct work. In fact, there are so many types of heating and air conditioning services being offered that customers have much from which to choose. Options such as forced air systems allow you to combine both heating and cooling to maintain moderate temperatures throughout your home. With a forced air system, you can count on the quality of the air you breathe.
The real beauty of forced air systems is that they rely on a furnace to heat up the air, even during times that you need air conditioning for your home. Once the air is heated, it then passes right through the ductwork and the vents. From there, this air goes through purification through the air filter, which once again leaves you with the satisfaction of breathing clean air. With cold air, it must pass through the refrigeration process before it can cool off your home. In both cases, a good heat pump or furnace is required to help the air reach a normal temperature.
For a forced air system, the most critical component lies in your air filter. This is largely due to the fact that the filter is responsible for trapping allergens and other harmful toxins so that you can breathe easy while enjoying the right temperature in your own home. Having the filters changed frequently as part of routine heating and air conditioning service is vital for optimal performance and safety.
Heating and air conditioning service encompasses so much more than meets the eye. An even, pure flow is something we’ve all come to rely on, and keeping it going requires regular heating and air conditioning service. All it takes is one simple call to K&S Heating & Air.