Winter homes

How to Evenly Heat Your Home

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 in 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 should 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 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 removes cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are blocked, your furnace can’t do 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 tell you enough times 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 performing minor tasks like changing filters and bigger jobs like identifying imminent 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 comfortable.

Don’t rely on Auto setting

Certain 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 flowing 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 804-379-1155. If you’d rather, 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.