Uneven heating is a problem in many homes in the Coachella Valley. Some rooms might be just as warm as you want them to be, while others can never seem to be warm enough. Today we’re going to talk about some of the most common problems that lead to uneven heating in your house and what you can do to take care of them!
Problems that can lead to uneven heating in your house
- Clogged air filter. A clogged air filter will slow down your furnace’s airflow. This will limit the amount of warm air that can be delivered to your home, which means some rooms might receive warm air while others won’t. Installing a fresh filter will solve this problem.
- Closed or blocked air registers. If the air registers in one or more of your rooms are closed or blocked off, those rooms will not receive enough warm air. Make sure all of your air registers are open and free of obstructions.
- Air leaks or insulation issues. If any parts of your home have air leaks or inadequate insulation, it will be hard to keep those areas warm. Hydes can seal up your home and add the proper amount of insulation so that those areas can better contain heat and stay as warm as the rest of your house.
- Ductwork problems. Ductwork is your home’s air-delivery system. If your ducts are too small for your home or they have leaks, warm air won’t be distributed evenly throughout your house. The best way to find and fix ductwork problems in your home is to have your ducts inspected and sealed by Hydes.
- Wrong furnace size. If your furnace is too small, it won’t be powerful enough to heat every part of your home. If your furnace is too big, its heating cycles will be too short to heat your home properly. That’s why it’s so important to work with a trusted contractor like Hydes who will size and install your heating system exactly to your home’s specifications.
- Design of your home. The way your home is designed can make it difficult to evenly distribute warm air. The best way to get around this is to install a zoning system in your home. A zoning system allows you to section-off your home into separate zones, each with its own thermostat. Each zone will heat up independently from the others, which will minimize hot and cold spots in your home.
If you have any questions about uneven heating in your house, or if you’d like a heating and cooling system serviced or installed in your home, contact Hyde’s, your Coachella Valley heating and air conditioning contractor.