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How Much Does It Cost to Replace Ductwork?



What is the average cost of ductwork installation? (per linear foot)



Heat Pumps Topics

Cost of Heat Pump Installation

Learn more about the factors that increase and decrease the cost of installing a heat pump.

From Hybrid Cars to Hybrid Comfort Systems

Record gas prices have consumers snapping up hybrid vehicles of dealer lots faster than they can be built. Hybrid heating systems use electric heat pumps during cool weather and gas furnaces during extreme temperatures, and they can save you save you 30-50%.

Geothermal Heat Pumps vs. Air-Source Heat Pumps

Learn more about the difference between geothermal heat pumps and air-source heat pumps.

Heat Pump Efficiency

Learn more about the SEER and HSPF ratings that measure heat pump efficiency.

Heating with a Heat Pump: Pros & Cons

Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of heating your home with a heat pump.

How Does a Heat Pump Work?

Watch a video explaining how a heat pump can both heat and cool your home.

How Much Does Heat Pump Installation Cost?

How much do heat pumps cost? Find out how much heat pump installation costs.

Swimming Pool Heat Pumps

Learn more about heat pumps that can be used to heat swimming pools.

Top Brands of Heat Pumps

Learn more about the top brands of heat pumps available.

What is an Absorption Heat Pump?

An absorption heat pump uses ammonia, rather than a refrigerant, to heat and cool an interior space.

What is an Air-Source Heat Pump?

An air-source heat pump extracts heat from outdoor air and transfers it to heat the interior of your home.

Air-source heat pumps are typically easier to install than ground-source geothermal heat pumps.

Top answer: True

Air-source heat pumps are typically installed with a back-up electric power source.

Top answer: True

Air-to-air heat pump systems are typically easier to install than air-to-water heat pump systems.

Top answer: True

All heat pumps should be installed with a supplemental (or back up) heating source for when outdoor temperatures drop and the heat pump alone can no longer meet the demand for heat.

Top answer: True

Geothermal heat pumps are better equipped to handle freezing outdoor temperatures than air-source heat pumps.

Top answer: True

Geothermal heat pumps are typically installed with a back-up electric power source.

Top answer: True

Heat pumps typically require less maintenance than traditional heating and cooling systems (i.e. forced air furnace and conventional air-conditioning unit).

Top answer: False

How long does a geothermal heat pump typically last? (when installed and maintained properly)

Top answer: 15-20 years

How long does an air-source heat pump typically last? (when installed and maintained properly)

Top answer: 10-15 years

How long does it typically take to install a ground-source (geothermal) heat pump? (assuming the existing ductwork is usable and the excavation conditions are standard)

Top answer: Three days

How long does it typically take to install a water-source, geothermal heat pump? (assuming existing ductwork is usable and standard excavation conditions)

Top answer: One day

How long does it typically take to install an air-source (air-to-air) heat pump? (when existing forced air heating system's ductwork is usable)

Top answer: One day

How long does it typically take to install an air-source (air-to-water) heat pump? (when existing pipe system can be used)

Top answer: One day

How Much Does Heat Pump Replacement Cost?



How Much Does It Cost to Install a 2.5 Ton Heat Pump?



The heat provided by a heat pump is milder than the heat provided by a traditional forced air furnace.

Top answer: True

What size heat pump (air-source) should be installed to heat and cool a well-insulated, 1500 square foot house? (moderate climate)

Top answer: 3.0-3.5 ton

Duct Cleaning Topics

Air Duct Cleaning Cost

How much does duct cleaning cost? Learn more about the factors that impact the cost, including your geographic location and the size of your home.

Can regular duct cleaning extend the life of your furnace?

Top answer: Yes

Does duct cleaning improve the energy efficiency of a forced air heating system?

Top answer: In some cases

How do air duct cleaners typically charge for their services?

Top answer: Fixed fee per job

How Much Does It Cost to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned?



How often should home air ducts be cleaned?

Top answer: Every 2-5 years

If I have pets, do I need to have my air ducts cleaned more frequently?

Top answer: In most cases

Is chemical treatment typically included in the cost of duct cleaning?

Top answer: No, it is not included.

Is chimney cleaning typically included in the cost of duct cleaning?

Top answer: No, it's not included.

Is duct sealing typically included in the cost of duct cleaning?

Top answer: No, it's not included.

Is mold remediation typically included in the cost of duct cleaning?

Top answer: No, it's not included.

What is your opinion of NADCA, the National Air Duct Cleaners Association?

Top answer: Favorable

Would you recommend having air ducts cleaned after a major remodeling project?

Top answer: Always

Dryer Vents Topics

Cleaning Out your Dryer Vent

Cleaning out dryer vents is an important task homeowners should complete to avoid a potentially dangerous situation. Clogged vents can cause many problems, the most serious one being a fire.

Related Questions & Answers

Does a washing machine drain need a vent?

Top answer: In most cases

Geothermal heat pumps are typically more energy efficient than air-source heat pumps.

Top answer: True

Geothermal heat pumps are typically more expensive to install than standard heat pumps.

Top answer: True

What size heat pump (geothermal/ground-source) should be installed to heat and cool a well-insulated, 1500 square foot house? (moderate climate)

Top answer: 2.5-3.0 ton

Will installing a geothermal heat pump in my yard affect the growth of trees and other plants?

Top answer: No

A gas furnace has lower operating costs than an air-source heat pump.

Top answer: In some cases

A whole house-humidifier only works when the heating system is running.

Top answer: True

Can a central humidifier cause mold to grow in my air ducts?

Top answer: In some cases

Can I install a whole house humidifier if I have a heat pump?

Top answer: Yes, always

Can I install a whole house humidifier without a forced air system?

Top answer: In some cases

Can I set my central humidifier on a timer?

Top answer: In some cases

Can I use hard water to fill my humidifier?

Top answer: In most cases

Do I need a permit to install a central humidifier?

Top answer: In some cases

Does a whole house humidifier need to be plugged into an electrical outlet?

Top answer: In some cases

How do I know if I have too much humidity in my home?



How does a humidifier work?



How long should it typically take to install a whole house humidifier?

Top answer: 1-2 hours

How much water does a whole-house humidifier typically use in one day? (1500-2000 sf home)

Top answer: Not sure

How often should I change the vapor pad of my central humidifier?

Top answer: Every 3 months

Is it possible to retrofit a central humidifier into an existing forced air system?

Top answer: In some cases

Should my central humidifier be connected to hot or cold water?

Top answer: Not sure

Too much indoor humidity can cause windows to fog up.

Top answer: True

What is a whole house humidifier?



What is humidity?



What is the ideal indoor humidity level? (70° F indoor temperature)

Top answer: 40-50% humidity

Who can install a whole house humidifier?



Would you recommend installing a steam whole-house humidifier over a flow-through humidifier?

Top answer: Not sure

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