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 cold days of winter. Ensuring the rooms of your home are evenly heated is determined by several different factors. Luckily, there are also several things you can do to correct the problem.

If your room is too stuffy, what can you do? Most people simply 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 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 circulate hot air through your home to heat it, it removes cooler air from your inside your home. If your cold air returns are not clear, your furnace can only do half 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 involved jobs like identifying potential issues 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 comfy.

Don’t rely on Auto setting

Some rooms in your home may be more removed and are therefore more difficult 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 402-896-5900. If you’d prefer. Our job is to do everything we can to help you experience maximum comfort in your home.

Back To Blog