Are you finding cold areas throughout your Eastman, Georgia, home? Cold spots can have several causes including inefficient heating and air leaks. It is important to identify and fix cold spots as soon as possible as they could lead to higher energy costs.
Sometimes blocked vents obstruct airflow. Check to make sure that your furniture, drapes, or other items are not blocking your air vents. Apart from preventing air from circulating properly, it can also lead to higher energy bills. You are likely to set your thermostat to higher temperatures just to make your home more comfortable.
Windows and Doors
Cracks and leaks around windows and doors can be a major cause of cold air entering your home. Using material such as caulk or weatherstripping will help to keep the cold air out. Weatherstripping and caulking wear away over time, so be sure to check for areas that need to be resealed.
Badly Insulated Ductwork
Your home’s ductwork could also be a problem. Poorly designed ductwork, badly insulated ductwork, or leaky ductwork could all contribute to some rooms in your home being warmer than others. Our experienced HVAC technicians can check your ductwork, identify problems, and make necessary repairs or upgrades.
Heating Unit Size
If your heating unit is too small for your home, especially if you’ve had an addition to your home recently, that unit can’t work as efficiently to heat your house. Contact a member of our team to make sure your unit is the right size for your home.
Faulty Thermostat Placement
Another factor could be the location of your thermostat. If the thermostat is installed in an area where it receives direct sunlight, the heater will respond to the temperature in that area. The result is that the rest of your house will remain very cold.
If your home is not as warm as you’d like it to be this winter, the technicians at Pruett Air Conditioning can help you to identify and correct problem areas. Contact us today at 478-298-4115 or 478-225-4921 for effective heating solutions.
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