How To Keep The Temperature Consistent From Room To Room

Why Room Temperatures Vary

The room temperatures in a Ft. Smith home can vary tremendously, especially if each room is a different size. A bigger room would take much longer to warm up than a smaller room, and the smaller rooms may get hot much quicker than the bigger rooms, which is still taking its time to get warm. It can be just as bad when the rooms have to be cooled.

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Smaller rooms will get cool much quicker, but the bigger rooms will take a longer time to get cool with the AC system. It’s almost impossible to get each room to have the same temperature, even if there’s a thermostat trying to keep the temperatures consistent. The size of a room, the insulation, the number of people in the room, having the door opened or closed and other factors can all weigh into why a room is warmer or cooler than other rooms.

How To Make Room Temperatures Comfortable

Room temperatures can be made to be comfortable, but not necessarily consistent. If the size of each room varies, then it’s likely that the room temperatures are going to vary as well, so it’s best to make the room comfortable for the person who’s in it. A living room may need additional heat to get warm, especially since it’s a bigger sized room and will accommodate more people.

Running the HVAC unit and making sure the vents are completely open will allow the room to get as warm as possible, as fast as possible. If your Ft. Smith home is already well insulated, then the room should stay warm, especially if the windows are closed. Smaller rooms that are being warmed by an HVAC system can stay warm by keeping the door closed as well as the windows.

It’s also good to know that having electronic items on in a room can also contribute to the heat factor, and having on several lights, certain TVs and other electronic equipment can make the room get warmer, which then fluctuates the temperature in the room. If a room is getting too hot, then it’s possible to close the air vents to keep air from the central heating system out of the room, which will then allow the room to cool and keep its own temperature.

Maintenance May Be Needed

It’s possible that maintenance is needed for an HVAC system or furnace that is not warming a home properly, so it may be necessary to call a repair person to fix the problem.

Need help controlling your Ft. Smith, AR room temperatures? Call Mountain Air Cooling & Heating at (479) 782-4328 today.