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I have a Magic Chef air handler and the home inspector said

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I have a Magic Chef air handler and the home inspector said the fiberglass lining in the duct needs to be encapsulated Any thoughts on how to do that? I have a photo if that would be helpful The handler is about 25 yrs old. Thanks
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

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Encapsulation is only necessary if the sealant on your fiberglass duct board is beginning to erode. If this is the case then it's a job for a pro. Many duct cleaning companies also do encapsulation.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
OK, I will check with a duct cleaning company
Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

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