Duct Work

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Is Duct Cleaning Worth It?

Protect your air quality with an annual checkup.

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Cleaning a Bathroom Vent Fan

Protect your home's air quality.

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How to Install a Return Air Duct

Get your ducts in a row.

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Maintenance Checklist for Furnace Ductwork

Annual checkups can help you control your energy bills.

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How to Get Certified as an HVAC Professional

Keep your cool and heat up your career at the same time.

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How to Remove Rust From Vent Covers

Brush them up.

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How to Replace a Radiator Air Vent

Replacing your vent every decade or so can be a good idea.

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Unresolved Issues in Air Duct Cleaning

Does duct cleaning prevent health problems?

An over the range microwave.
How to Measure for Duct Opening Size for Small Over the Range Microwave

Over the range microwaves keep your home smoke free.

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Repairing an Automatic Kitchen Exhaust Fan Cover

Long live your grease sucker with the proper maintenance.

Ductwork in the walls.
Best Tools for Cutting Ductwork

Having the right tools for a DIY job increases their chances for a successful repair.

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Duct Work and Ventilation Q and A

Installing or repairing duct work brings up questions.

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How to Install Air Duct Covers

It's safer and more appealing to have covers.

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How to Install a Dryer Vent Duct

A dryer vent duct is an essential component of a dryer for several reasons.

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Cleaning Out a Ceiling Kitchen Exhaust Fan

Don't let yourself get exhausted, it's an easy DIY.

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Insulating a Heating Vent

Insulation helps you keep your cool—and heat.

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What class or category is a B vent pipe?

A B vent pipe does not actually belong to any particular class or a specific category.

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Can sheet metal screws be used in a B vent pipe?

Using sheet metal screws in a B vent pipe is an acceptable attachment method.

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2 Places Not to Install a Cold Air Return

When it comes to installing a cold air return there are a few things that you need to consider.

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Two Best Materials for Floor Register Vent Covers

You can make them or you can buy them.

An over the range microwave.
How to Reseal the Over the Range Microwave Ductwork

Over the range microwaves usually have a fan.

Maintenance Checklist for Air Conditioning Ductwork

Maintaining your A/C ductwork is a vital part of HVAC maintenance.

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How to Install a Vent Extension to a Heating Vent

Installing a heating vent extension properly is not an easy job but your efforts would be worth it.

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How to Install a Heating Vent

A heating vent is an appliance that allows hot air to escape or enter a room.

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Installing a Kitchen Exhaust Fan Cover

Installing a kitchen exhaust fan cover is an easy and cheap way to improve energy efficiency.

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How to Maintain Your Return Air Vent

Keep your air quality high with regular maintenance.

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The Basics of How Furnace Ducts Work

If you have a forced air furnace, you'll inevitably have furnace ducts as well.

Duct Cleaning and Indoor Air Quality

Duct cleaning is finding its way onto the maintenance schedules of many homeowners.

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Repairing Heating and Cooling Ducts

Poorly sealed ducts can be a big energy drain.

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How to Remove an Old Vent Cover

It is important to know how to remove your old vent cover should you want to replace it.

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How to Replace the Ductwork Connected to the Over the Range Microwave

When you purchase a new over the range microwave, you may need to relocate or replace the ductwork.

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3 Top Problems Sealing Air Conditioning Ductwork with Duct Tape

Whenever you are working with air conditioning ductwork duct tape is not the right product to use.

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How to Install an External Blower for a Kitchen Range Hood

Kitchen range hoods usually come equipped with a fan that can suck away any smoke or smells produced.

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How to Replace a Heating Vent Cover

Replacing a heating vent cover is a simple project that you can do.

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How to Perform Air Duct Repair Yourself

Efficient ducts keep energy costs low.

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Installing a Booster Fan In Your Furnace Duct

The procedure of installing a booster fan in a furnace duct is not difficult.

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Installing Outdoor Furnace Ducts

Installing the furnace ducts into your home from an outdoor wood furnace is not too hard.

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Pros and Cons of Flexible Ductwork

It is easier to work with.

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Furnace Duct Cleaning Made Easy

Furnace duct cleaning is a daunting and time-consuming undertaking, but here are helpful tips.

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4 Good Alternatives to Fiberglass Duct Insulation

Fiberglass isn't your only option in insulation.

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How to Properly Install Flexible Ductwork

Flexible ductwork is a very popular because it is easy to install, and has great insulation potential.

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How to Interpret Duct Noises

Duct noises include rattling, hissing, huffing, and puffing.

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HVAC Duct Cleaning: Does It Prevent Health Problems?

Does having your ducts cleaned really have health benefits?

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Home Ducting Options

Ductwork comes in many materials, shapes, and sizes. Choose the right style for your home.

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How to Repair a Leaking Flexible Duct

Fixing a leaking flexible duct is important because you don't want to waste money.