Taking steps to ensure adequate airflow in your Hobe Sound, FL, home will lead to improved energy efficiency and comfort. Especially as the fall and winter approach, it’s crucial that your home receives adequate, even airflow at all times. There are some steps that you can take to ensure that air is flowing evenly throughout your home.
1. Unblocking Your Vents
When arranging furniture or other items in your home, it’s important to make sure that you don’t have anything sitting directly in front of or on top of your vents. Depending on the layout of your home and the number of vent registers, some rooms may only have one vent. Make sure that you don’t position furniture, drapes, or other large items where they’re blocking any part of the vent.
2. Checking Your Vent Registers
Additionally, dust and debris can accumulate in your vent registers, resulting in restricted airflow. While we never encourage our customers to perform any sort of DIY maintenance on their HVAC system, cleaning your vent registers is certainly acceptable. Make sure to occasionally take these registers out and give them a thorough cleaning.
3. Changing Air Filters
Not only do air filters have a major impact on your indoor air quality, but they also impact the airflow in your home. Air filters are responsible for filtering out dust and debris before they get into your house. Over time, those filters become so full that it’s not possible for sufficient air to blow through your system.
Uneven airflow, also referred to as air balancing, can overtax your HVAC system while also leaving your home feeling uncomfortable. If you notice poor airflow after following these tips, there may be an issue with your HVAC system. Call us at Miklos Air Inc. today to learn more about airflow and the HVAC services we provide.
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