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Snaking small flex ducts through existing walls, floors and ceiling is 100 percent less invasive than using standard ductwork.
This means an additional cost to have a hole cut to install the vent and to have the drywall, or other ceiling material, reinstalled.
A basic estimate of how much you can save by DIYing a ductwork project is based on the per hour cost of a professional HVAC specialist.
Not only will a new or updated duct system benefit your home’s value, a new system can also save you money on your energy bills.The time has come for installing a new HVAC system.It could be you’re installing a heating and cooling system for the first time, contemplating a replacement system, converting from baseboard or radiator heating, or you’re replacing damaged ductwork.A professional will ensure the ducts are installed, sealed, and connected properly to promote energy efficiency.They’ll also be sure to comply with the building codes and permit requirements for your city.