It can be a tough job to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the chilly days of winter. Whether the rooms in your home are evenly heated hinges on many different factors. Luckily, there are also a lot things you can do to fix the problem.
If your room is too hot, what can you do? Most people just close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t realize is that closing off a vent can throw off the balance of your system and essentially reduce your energy efficiency.
So, what should you do instead? We have some tips.
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 obstructed, your furnace can’t do its job. Keeping these vents clear will let your furnace to operate as it should and help it regulate room temperatures better.
Regular maintenance is key
We can’t emphasize 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 issues before they happen or repairing major issues like replacing a broken circuit board. No matter what needs to be done, we’ll keep your home cozy.
Don’t rely on Auto setting
A few rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more challenging to heat. Checking that 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 flowing from room to room 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 641-628-3621. If it’s easier for you. Our job is to do everything we can to help you experience maximum comfort in your home.