Top 6 Causes of Uneven Temperatures in Your Home

Top 6 Causes of Uneven Temperatures in Your HomeNobody wants a home with uneven temperatures. But there are many different reasons why this happens, which can make it tough to resolve the issue.

If you’re tired of uneven temperatures in your home, here are the top six causes and steps you can take to fix the issue.

1. Location of Thermostat

Your thermostat reads the temperature in your home and instructs your HVAC system to turn off and on based on that reading. If your thermostat is installed in a part of your home that’s hotter or colder than the rest, it could create inaccurate readings and, therefore, uneven heating and cooling.

2. Blocked or Closed Vents

The easiest potential solution to this problem is checking your vents in the rooms that you feel are hotter or colder than they should be. It’s possible that your vents in those rooms are closed or blocked so the climatized air that your HVAC system creates isn’t able to be distributed.

3. Incorrect HVAC Size

It’s also worth considering whether you’ve got an HVAC system that is the incorrect size. When your system is too large for your home, it will cycle on and off faster than it should. This can lead to some rooms getting less climatized air than others.

If your HVAC unit is too small for your home, then it may not have the power that it needs to heat or cool every part of your house. This is why it’s important to purchase an HVAC system that’s sized correctly.

4. Dirty Air Filter

The air that your HVAC system climatizes passes through air filters that remove unwanted particles before sending the air out into your home. When your air filter is clogged or extremely dirty, this process is affected.

When airflow is reduced, it can create hot and cold rooms. That’s why we recommend swapping out your filters every 1-3 months based on usage.

5. Duct Leaks

It’s also worth considering whether you have any duct leaks. It’s possible that some of the ducts that distribute air throughout your home have leaks in them. This can create a situation in which some rooms are hotter or colder than others.

6. Poorly-Sealed Windows and Doors

Finally, the issue may lie with the insulation in the rooms that feel like they’re hotter or colder than they should be. If your windows and doors aren’t sealed properly, more warm or cold air could be entering from the outside world to impact your home’s climate.

ABE Heating and Cooling Can Help

The problem with uneven temperatures is that it can be very challenging to pinpoint a cause and come up with an effective solution on your own. That’s why you should consider getting in touch with ABE Heating and Cooling if you’re experiencing this issue.

We are located in Brighton, Colorado, and serve the entire Denver Metro Area. We’ll help you discover the source of your HVAC issues and get them fixed in no time.

Get in touch to learn more about how we can help.