It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the coldest days of winter. Whether the rooms throughout your home are evenly heated is determined by several different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to remedy the problem.
If your room is too hot, what can 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 end up 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 circulate hot air through your home to heat it, it draws out cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are obstructed, your furnace can’t fully perform its job. Keeping these vents clear will let 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 running well by doing small tasks like changing filters and more involved jobs like identifying impending problems 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 comfy.
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 circulating 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 314-325-7552. If you’d prefer. Our job is to do everything we can to help you experience maximum comfort in your home.