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Getting Rid of Hot and Cold Spots with Air Conditioner Service

As a homeowner, comfort is a top concern. So when you start noticing hot and cold spots in your home, they can quickly become very annoying. Not only do hot and cold spots hurt the environment you’ve worked so hard to get right, but when they show up, it can point out that there are other concerns. It’s easy to simply suggest air conditioner service, but there are a couple things you can take a look at to learn more before the team at Climate Control Systems come by.

Hot and cold spots may be the product of a host of things, ranging from an inadequate amount of cold air return vents to something as simple as a blocked air vent. For something like the latter, you can walk through every room in your home and check out each and every vent to see whether there is something blocking it. Depending on the arrangement of your furniture, there might be a vent or two that ends up being covered by a night stand or bed, meaning that you’re not receiving the full benefit from your heating and cooling system.

For something like inadequate cold air return vents, you’ll want to speak with a pro. It can be during routine air conditioner service or in addition to that appointment, but many homes normally only have one cold air return, which may not be sufficient for offering you the even temperatures expected.

What does all this mean for you as a homeowner?

  1. Revisit the layout of the rooms that have hot and cold spots. There’s a chance that this will solve your problems or at least improve the comfort of the room. If you’ve already determined that there aren’t any vents that are blocked, there is still a chance that the layout of the room and its furniture could inhibit the flow of air in the room.
  2. You should get a professional duct system analysis arranged with the team at Climate Control Systems so they can come out and determine the cause of your hot and cold spots. They’ll be able to provide recommendations based on their findings and help outline a plan to fix any problems they find.
  3. Get your ducts cleaned. This is set aside from air conditioner service, but can make a big impact in your home’s comfort. After all, when was the last time you had your ducts cleaned? It may not fix all of your hot and cold spot annoyances, but there can be a noticeable improvement after the cleaning is done.

There’s no debate that hot and cold spots are annoying at the very least, but that doesn’t mean you simply have to live with an uncomfortable home. Beyond your comfort, hot and cold spots may also mean your efficiency is less than optimal. If you’re experiencing hot and cold spots, don’t hesitate to set up air conditioner service with the pros at Climate Control Systems in Hickory. Call 828-283-0369 to set up an appointment today.

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