It can be a tough job 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 hinges on several different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to remedy the problem.
If your room is too stuffy, what can you do? Most people merely 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 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 move 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 only do half its job. Keeping these vents clear will allow 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 minor tasks like changing filters and bigger jobs like identifying potential 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
Some rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more difficult 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 throughout your house 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 816-379-3918. If it’s easier for you. Our job is to do everything we can to help you experience maximum comfort in your home.