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    Water in duct work

    I have an underground (incased in concrete) duct system that is taking on water. Is there any way to seal this system?

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    What are the ducts made of?
    Remember, Air Conditioning begins with AIR.

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    find the water source first

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    Metal, I'm sorry I was ver vague I'm looking at possibly using a product similar to aero seal I don't want to abandon the system because the furnaces are about 1.5 years old

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    The water source is ground water this particular location is on the oregon coast about 200 yards from the ocean.

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    Metal duct will leak, but if water is coming through the concrete you have other problems. Where are you located? Is the ground outside higher than the concrete? Is the yard flooded? Can you waterproof the outside of the foundation?
    Some furnaces can be converted from down flow to up flow. It may be better to move the ducts.
    Remember, Air Conditioning begins with AIR.

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    Uninfortianantly going over head is not an option this location is in seaside oregon I'm really looking for some outside of the box ideas. I've found a company out of Southern California (EDS), they saposedly can spray a latex lining.

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    does that water have a high salt content ?

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