How to Evenly Heat Your Home

January 07, 2015

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 quite a few things you can do to correct the problem.

If your room is too hot, what should you do? Most people just 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 circulate hot air through your home to heat it, it pulls cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are not clear, 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 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 at peak performance by performing minor tasks like changing filters and more in-depth jobs like identifying potential 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

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 flowing 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 847-306-8990. If you’d prefer. Our job is to ensure you experience maximum comfort in your home.