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 coldest days of winter. Keeping the rooms in your home are evenly heated hinges on a number of different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to remedy 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 doing this can throw off the balance of your system and end up 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 draws out cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are not clear, 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 imminent problems 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

A few rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more problematic 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 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 209-368-0556. 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.