How to Address Uneven Cooling

April 20, 2019

When the weather gets hot and sticky in Georgia, being able to cool the home with air conditioning is a must. Sometimes, issues occur with uneven cooling. Thankfully, there are ways to make sure the whole house is at the same temperature. First Steps to Take In an attempt to even everything out, there are a few basic things you can do. You’ll want to inspect your vents to make sure they’re unobstructed. When a couch, curtain or rug is blocking a supply or return vent, the system cannot run as efficiently. Even if they aren’t blocked by an object, they may be obstructed by accumulated dirt and dust. Use a vacuum fitted with an attachment to remove any debris so that the air can flow properly. Turning the fan to “on” can sometimes do the trick. In the “on” position, the fan will continually circulate air even when the cooling system is not engaged. This can help regulate the varying temperatures. Take a Closer Look The culprit may be a leak in your air duct or insufficient insulation. This could result in a loss of cool air, either because it’s not being effectively pushed through the vents or because...

View Article

Read More