It can be a real task to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the coldest days of winter. Keeping the rooms throughout your home are evenly heated depends on several different factors. Luckily, there are also a lot things you can do to remedy the problem.
If your room is too stuffy, what should you do? Most people simply close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t realize is that closing off a vent can throw off the balance of your system and essentially 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 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 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 performing minor tasks like changing filters and more involved jobs like identifying potential issues 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 cozy.
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 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 281-231-8768. If you’d rather. Our job is to make sure you experience maximum comfort in your home.