Winter homes

How to Evenly Heat Your Home

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 hinges on many different factors. Luckily, there are also several things you can do to correct the problem.

If your room is too hot, 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 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 only do half its job. Keeping these vents clear will permit your furnace to operate as it should 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 simpler tasks like changing filters and more in-depth jobs like identifying impending issues 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 comfy.

Don’t rely on Auto setting

A few rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more difficult 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 throughout your house 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 256-574-1300. If it’s easier for you, you can always set up an appointment online too. Our job is to do everything we can to help you experience maximum comfort in your home.