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. Ensuring the rooms throughout your home are evenly heated depends on a number of different factors. Luckily, there are also a lot things you can do to correct the problem. If your room is too hot, what should you do? Most people simply 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 essentially 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 obstructed, your furnace can’t fully perform its job. Keeping these vents clear will let your furnace to operate properly 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 in top shape by performing simpler tasks like changing filters and more in-depth jobs like identifying impending 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. 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 734-284-1224. 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.