Heating Ducts with taped shut opennings

harry_wildFebruary 2, 2012

I have a several ducts that got openned by the heat funace that a duct cleaning company did while they access the ducts to clean. They used aluminium tape to patch around the edges to put the square sheet metal pieces back.

Should I get this replace when I install a new HVAC system? Does this cause any noise or flow issues?

Thanks.

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brickeyee

As long as it is well sealed it is fine.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2012 at 10:05AM
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harry_wild

brickeyee,

Much appreciated!

The looks of the rentangled vents taped up might lower the resale value of the home in the future; so I will see how much they ask for replacing them; but it only two sections; so I do not expect more then a couple of hundred dollars but well will see since I doing new furnace and AC and maybe the heater too.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2012 at 6:54AM
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