It can be a real task to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the coldest days of winter. Ensuring the rooms in your home are evenly heated hinges on many different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to correct the problem.
If your room is too stuffy, what can you do? Most people simply close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t know is that closing off a vent can throw off the balance of your system and actually reduce your energy efficiency.
So, what should you do instead? We have some suggestions.
Keep the areas around your cold air return vents clear
Not only does your furnace move 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 allow your furnace to operate properly and help it regulate room temperatures better.
Regular maintenance is key
We can’t tell you enough times how important regular maintenance is to the proper and efficient operation of your heating and cooling system. Our experts can help keep your system running well by performing small tasks like changing filters and bigger jobs like identifying potential repairs before they happen or repairing major issues like replacing a broken circuit board. No matter what maintenance or repairs need to be done, we’ll keep your home cozy.
Don’t rely on Auto setting
Some rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more challenging to heat. Making sure 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 from room to room and create a more even temperature.
We have even more ideas for heating your home more evenly, and we’re just a phone call away at 515-344-3579. If you’d prefer. Our job is to make sure you experience maximum comfort in your home.