It can be a tough job to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the chilly days of winter. Keeping the rooms throughout 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 hot, what do you do? Most people simply close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t know 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 suggestions.
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 draws out cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are not clear, your furnace can only do half its job. Keeping these vents clear will let 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 at peak performance by doing small tasks like changing filters and more in-depth jobs like identifying potential repairs 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 cozy.
Don’t rely on Auto setting
A few 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 flowing from room to room and create a more even temperature.
We have even more recommendations for heating your home more evenly, and we’re just a phone call away at 928-432-6018. If it’s easier for you. Our job is to make sure you experience maximum comfort in your home.