It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the cold days of winter. Whether the rooms in your home are evenly heated is determined by many different factors. Luckily, there are also several things you can do to fix the problem.
If your room is too warm, what do you do? Most people just 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 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 move hot air through your home to heat it, it removes 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 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 running well by performing minor tasks like changing filters and bigger jobs like identifying impending problems 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 cozy.
Don’t rely on Auto setting
Certain rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more problematic 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 703-260-1148. If you’d rather. Our job is to make sure you experience maximum comfort in your home.