DIY air duct service does not go as I thought

The air duct in this seasoned beach house is very old, leaks, as well as is rusted out is spots.

It must be one of the first central Heating & Air Conditioning units ever installed.

Both of us knew that the air duct needed replacing before both of us bought the beach house but I didn’t assume it was that sizable of a deal. After all, how difficult is it to change out a few ducts? I did a bit a of research as well as found out that I needed a sheet metal bender as well as cutter, no problem, and the local hardware store rents these out. I got the metal, I got the cutter as well as the bender, as well as I got the duct sealant. I thought I was ready to go. Well, 4 mornings later as well as I have only got air duct up for 1 room of the house… Despite this, I have gone through nearly all of the sheet metal I bought because I keep making mistakes. The sheet metal is extravagant as well as so is renting the tools for so numerous mornings. If I were to buy more sheet metal, I would have spent more money than it would have cost me to just have the Heating & Air Conditioning professionals replace the air duct for me. That is why I decided to fold our cards as well as call an Heating & Air Conditioning company then return the tools to the hardware store. I explained everything to the Heating & Air Conditioning worker as well as he was nice enough not to laugh at our amateur attempt. Instead, he got right to work as well as had all of our air duct up in a afternoon. He made it look so easy but I know, from experience, that it is absolutely not.

 

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