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 in your home are evenly heated hinges on a number of different factors. Luckily, there are also quite a few things you can do to fix the problem. If your room is too stuffy, what should you do? Most people simply close the vent to fix the problem. What they don’t know is that doing this can throw off the balance of your system and actually 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 blocked, your furnace can only do half its job. Keeping these vents clear will allow your furnace to operate as it should 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 completing minor tasks like changing filters and more involved jobs like identifying potential repairs 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 cozy. Don’t rely on Auto setting A few rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more difficult to heat. Ensuring 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 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 605-342-5107. If it’s easier for you, you can always set up an appointment online too. Our job is to ensure you experience maximum comfort in your home.