How long will the duct sealing last?
Our Aeroseal duct sealing is guaranteed for 10 years in residential applications and 3 years in commercial applications.
Is the duct sealant safe? Will I be allergic?
Our duct sealant is a non-toxic and vinyl acetate polymer that is commonly used in water based paints, hair spray and even chewing gum. This sealant has been applied in hospitals, surgical centers, hotels and secondary education projects. Because it’s so common place it is very safe and you will likely not suffer from any allergic reactions.
How long does the duct sealant take to dry?
The drying time is less than 2 hours, so it is very quick to dry. The HVAC equipment is safe to turn after sealing the ducts.
Will my house smell during the duct sealing process?
There is a mild odor, like Elmer’s Glue, during sealing process. Odor should dissipate by next morning (or before).
How big of leak can be sealed?
Up to a 5/8” round hole can be sealed during normal range of productivity.
What about leaks that are too big?
Large leaks that cause broken and disconnected ducts need to be fixed prior to sealing. If a hidden large leak is uncovered during the sealing, the process is stopped and a solution is discussed.
Can the duct sealing harm valuables or electronics?
Valuables and sensitive electronics should be covered during the process as a safety precaution. During the process we will filter the air to capture any sealant particles that enter the living areas.
What about my HVAC accessories?
Technicians are trained to protect all accessories prior to sealing. Some items, such as humidifiers or UV lights, may be removed then reinstalled to prevent damage; others may be bagged or covered.
Do my ducts need to be cleaned before the sealing?
Extremely dirty ducts should be cleaned for optimal results, but it is not required.
Can I clean my ducts after they are sealed?
Ducts of all material types can be successfully cleaned after sealing.
Will the ducts be covered with sealant?
The Aeroseal process does not coat or line the ductwork. The only sealant remain in the ducts will be at the previous leak. Also, it’s good to note that this does not impact any manufactures warranties.