How to Evenly Heat Your Home01/07/2015 It can be a tough job to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the coldest days of winter. Whether the rooms in your home are evenly heated is determined by many different factors. Luckily, there are also a lot things you can do to fix the problem. If your room is too warm, what can you do? Most people simply close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t know 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 pulls 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 permit 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 at peak performance by completing minor tasks like changing filters and more involved jobs like identifying impending repairs 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 cozy. Don’t rely on Auto setting Certain rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more challenging 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 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 636-391-7377. If it’s easier for you, 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.