It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the coldest days of winter. Keeping the rooms in your home are evenly heated depends on many 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 merely close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t realize 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 ideas.
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 pulls 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 permit 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 in top shape by performing small tasks like changing filters and more in-depth jobs like identifying potential issues 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 comfy.
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 recommendations for heating your home more evenly, and we’re just a phone call away at 303-452-4146. If you’d rather. Our job is to make sure you experience maximum comfort in your home.