There are few things more annoying than trying to relax in a room in your home that just won’t seem to cool down. You’ve invested in an air conditioning system, yet one room always feels hotter than the others—what gives? If this situation sounds familiar, fear not, Florida homeowner. There are lots of reasons one room in your home, such as your bedroom, might be hotter than the other, and fortunately, most can be quickly resolved. Read on to learn three of the most common reasons why one room is hotter than the others and what you can do about it.
1. Poor Insulation
When it comes to keeping cool air inside of your home, insulation is so important. Unfortunately, when a home has poor insulation, all of that cool air the air conditioning system works so hard to produce can quickly seep outside. Not only can this make certain areas of your home feel warmer than the rest, but it can cause a steep increase in energy costs. If you suspect poor insulation is affecting the comfort of your home, consider adding more insulation yourself or hire a professional to do so.
2. Clogged Air Ducts
Air ducts are like the lungs of your air conditioning system. All of the air must travel through the air ducts before it can reach the rooms in your home. However, along the way, this air encounters debris—potentially a lot of it. If the air ducts are routinely cleaned, they can be susceptible to clogs. Clogs can hinder proper air flow, making it difficult for your air conditioning system to cool certain parts of your home. Luckily, a clogged air duct is a relatively easy fix. If you suspect this is the issue, place a call to your local HVAC technician to clear it out.
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3. Layout of Your Home
Sometimes the layout of your home can influence how hot or cold certain rooms get. We all know heat rises, which is why rooms on the second level of a home can be notoriously harder to cool. Levels aren’t the only factor to keep in mind though. Rooms with lots of windows for example also experience temperature disparities. If you think one of these factors is making one room in your home warmer than the other, we recommend talking to a professional HVAC technician for guidance. The addition of a window unit may be able to help, but your technician will be able to provide insight on the best solution.
Contact Complete Air Mechanical for AC Maintenance
If one of the rooms in your home is hotter, we want to help. At Complete Air Mechanical, your home’s comfort is our top priority, which is why we provide comprehensive air conditioning services. Our HVAC maintenance services are designed to ensure your air conditioning system is in top shape and performing as efficiently as possible. Our thorough maintenance inspection will determine any discrepancies in your home’s HVAC system that may be contributing to air loss in one room. Call us today to learn more about our services or conveniently schedule your next appointment online.