It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the cold days of winter. Keeping the rooms in your home are evenly heated hinges on many different factors. Luckily, there are also a lot things you can do to fix the problem.
If your room is too hot, what should you do? Most people simply close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t understand is that closing off a vent 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 blocked, your furnace can only do half 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 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 at peak performance by doing small tasks like changing filters and bigger jobs like identifying impending repairs 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
Certain rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more problematic 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 moving through all your rooms 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 717-216-0846. If it’s easier for you. Our job is to do everything we can to help you experience maximum comfort in your home.