It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the coldest days of winter. Ensuring the rooms of your home are evenly heated depends on several different factors. Luckily, there are also several things you can do to correct the problem.
If your room is too hot, what should you do? Most people just close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t realize is that doing this can throw off the balance of your system and end up 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 pulls 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 let your furnace to operate as it should 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 in top shape by doing simpler tasks like changing filters and more involved 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 comfortable.
Don’t rely on Auto setting
Some 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 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 509-284-4265. If you’d prefer. Our job is to do everything we can to help you experience maximum comfort in your home.