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Blog Title: What the disadvantages are of flex ducts?

Main Que: What the disadvantages are of flex ducts?

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  • Query By: Jake Greene (Fremont, CA)
  • Date: 09/14/2016

Answer: • They have life span of 15 years approximately that is way low compared to sheet metal ducts. • Because of their flexibility they are sometimes incorrectly installed. • Often gets kinked or constricted at places which interfere with flow of air.• Beside wear and tear over the years, it can also be damaged if someone steps on it. Even rats and rodents in ducts can damage it with their bites. If it gets rubbed against any sharp object, it can also rip beyond repair.

  • Replied By: Michael G. (Bakersfield, CA)
  • Replied Date: 09/16/2016