How to Evenly Heat Your Home01/07/2015 It can be a challenge to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the chilly days of winter. Keeping the rooms throughout your home are evenly heated is determined by several different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to remedy the problem. If your room is too warm, what should you do? Most people just close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t understand is that blocking airflow to one room 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 move hot air through your home to heat it, it removes cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are not clear, your furnace can’t fully perform its job. Keeping these vents clear will permit your furnace to operate correctly 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 in top shape by doing small tasks like changing filters and more involved jobs like identifying potential repairs before they happen or repairing major issues like replacing a broken circuit board. No matter what needs 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. 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 circulating through all your rooms 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 828-551-2913. If it’s easier for you, you can always set up an appointment online too. Our job is to make sure you experience maximum comfort in your home.