It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the chilly days of winter. Keeping the rooms in your home are evenly heated hinges on a number of different factors. Luckily, there are also a lot things you can do to remedy the problem.
If your room is too warm, what do you do? Most people just close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t realize is that blocking airflow to one room can throw off the balance of your system and actually reduce your energy efficiency.
So, what should you do instead? We have some ideas.
Keep the areas around your cold air return vents clear
Not only does your furnace push hot air through your home to heat it, it removes cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are blocked, your furnace can’t do its job. Keeping these vents clear will permit your furnace to operate correctly and help it regulate room temperatures better.
Regular maintenance is key
We can’t say enough how important regular maintenance is to the proper and efficient operation of your heating and cooling system. Our experts can help keep your system at peak performance by doing small tasks like changing filters and more in-depth jobs like identifying imminent problems before they happen or repairing major issues like replacing a broken circuit board. No matter what repairs need to be done, we’ll keep your home comfy.
Don’t rely on Auto setting
A few rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more difficult to heat. Ensuring your thermostat has the fan switch “On” instead of on “Auto” can help. When the fan is switched to “On,” your furnace will keep air moving throughout your house and create a more even temperature.
We have even more tips for heating your home more evenly, and we’re just a phone call away at 515-207-6569. If you’d prefer. Our job is to ensure you experience maximum comfort in your home.