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 cold days of winter. Keeping the rooms of your home are evenly heated depends on several different factors. Luckily, there are also several things you can do to fix the problem. If your room is too warm, what should you do? Most people simply close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t realize 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 tips. Keep the areas around your cold air return vents clear Not only does your furnace push hot air through your home to heat it, it pulls 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 let your furnace to operate properly 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 performing small tasks like changing filters and more in-depth 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 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 flowing through all your rooms 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 773-704-0640. If you’d prefer, 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.