How to Evenly Heat Your Home

January 07, 2015

It can be a tough job to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the cold days of winter. Keeping the rooms throughout your home are evenly heated is determined by many different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to correct 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 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 suggestions.

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 obstructed, your furnace can’t fully perform its job. Keeping these vents clear will let 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 minor tasks like changing filters and bigger jobs like identifying potential repairs 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. Ensuring 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 641-323-1210. If you’d rather. Our job is to make sure you experience maximum comfort in your home.