We have a black dust problem with the ducts in several rooms.

Asked by Jan
Jackson, NJ

we do have air vent ductwork that is from 1997.


Sean Lintow Sr

Answered by Sean Lintow Sr

Naperville, IL

SLS Construction & Building Solutions

March 14, 2013

It sounds like your ducts are excessively leaky allowing dust to be pulled into the ducts and delivered throughout the house.

A duct test along with sealing them is definitely in order along with a maintenance and cleaning check of the unit.

You may also wish to have a full diagnostic energy audit done to help find any other issues.

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