Winter homes

How to Evenly Heat Your Home

It can be a real task to keep the rooms in your home evenly heated, especially during the chilly days of winter. Whether the rooms of your home are evenly heated is determined by many different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to correct 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 actually 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 circulate hot air through your home to heat it, it draws out 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 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 doing small tasks like changing filters and bigger jobs like identifying impending problems before they happen or repairing major issues like replacing a broken circuit board. No matter what maintenance or repairs need to be done, we’ll keep your home comfy.

Don’t rely on Auto setting

A few 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 from room to room and create a more even temperature.

We have even more recommendations for heating your home more evenly, and we’re just a phone call away at 570-326-4450. 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.