Winter homes

How to Evenly Heat Your Home

It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the cold days of winter. Whether the rooms in your home are evenly heated hinges on a number of different factors. Luckily, there are also several things you can do to correct the problem.

If your room is too warm, what do you do? Most people merely close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t know is that blocking airflow to one room can throw off the balance of your system and essentially 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 removes cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are blocked, your furnace can’t fully perform 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 running well by performing small tasks like changing filters and more involved jobs like identifying impending issues 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 comfortable.

Don’t rely on Auto setting

Some rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more difficult to heat. Checking that 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 tips for heating your home more evenly, and we’re just a phone call away at 309-437-2703. If you’d rather, you can always set up an appointment online too. Our job is to ensure you experience maximum comfort in your home.