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. Keeping the rooms throughout your home are evenly heated is determined by a number of different factors. Luckily, there are also several things you can do to correct the problem. If your room is too stuffy, what should you do? Most people just close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t understand 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 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 blocked, your furnace can’t do its job. Keeping these vents clear will allow your furnace to operate correctly 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 performing small tasks like changing filters and more involved jobs like identifying imminent 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 comfy. Don’t rely on Auto setting Some rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more problematic 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 803-318-6995. 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.