How to Evenly Heat and Cool Your Home 10/06/2017A good cooling and heating system means your space will constantly be the perfect temperature, right? That’s not always the case. Even with the greatest HVAC system, you may discover that your home isn’t evenly heated or cooled—especially on the coldest and hottest Humble days. That’s because there’s several items that go into the equation. Your registers, how you run your HVAC and other personal preferences can influence the temperatures you feel throughout your space. The experts at Air Houston Mechanical LLC are here to show you some things that you can adjust to more evenly heat and cool your home without requiring heating and cooling service. Check for Closed, Blocked, or Dirty Registers Check your home for blocked registers and air returns that are covered by furniture or curtains, or that have acquired debris and dirt dust and dirt on them. Blocked registers can cause a problem with uneven heating and cooling. If a register is blocked, the warm or cool air will be redirected to other rooms leaving certain rooms at incorrect temperatures. Make Sure You Have Enough Insulation If your home doesn’t have enough insulation in the attic, you may be losing heated air in the winter and letting hot outside air through the summer through the top of your home. A poorly or improperly insulated attic could end with major temperature differences on separate levels of your home. Look to see if you have adequate insulation and that it’s the correct kind of insulation for your house and the climate in Humble. Keep Your HVAC’s Fan Running Many households keep their HVAC fan set to “Auto” and think this means the fan will only run when required. What truly happens is that the fan only runs when the heating or cooling kicks on. By leaving your fan in the “On” position, you can help keep cooler and warmer air circulating around your home consistently and, therefore, keep the temperature more steady throughout your home. Check Your Home and Your Ducts for Leaks When your air ducts have leaks or holes in them, they could signify trouble for your HVAC system. They’ll have to work harder to do their job, and some rooms could end up hotter or colder than other areas. The same is true for air leaks near windows and doors in certain rooms. Luckily, repairing most air leaks is isn’t difficult. Consider a Zoning System Another thing you can do to fix how evenly your home is heated and cooled is have your existing HVAC system zoned. It’s absolutely more of a long-term project and a larger investment than other methods of heating and cooling your home evenly, but it gives you ultimate control. If you would like more information about zoning solutions for your home, Air Houston Mechanical LLC is here to help. If you have additional questions about evenly cooling or heating your home, call us at 832-777-1521. Or, if you believe you may be in need of heating and cooling service, we can be of help. Just let us know you need to schedule an appointment when you call or simply schedule your appointment online.