In homes with forced air heat there may be large cracks or gaps where the ducts pass through the ceilings, floors and walls. Caulk between the metal duct opening and the ceiling, floor or wall it is mounted to.
Replacing an old filter can save as much as 5 percent on your heating costs.
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Immediate heat with the flick of a switch, a rush of warmth and the gentle whoosh of moving air are the hallmarks of forced air heat. Run through ducts to registers located in the floors or baseboards in each room, forced hot air is easily distributed and controlled in any home.