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Getting Rid of Hot and Cold Spots with Air Conditioner Service

As a homeowner, comfort is key. So when you start recognizing hot and cold spots in your home, they can quickly become very annoying. Not only do hot and cold spots disrupt the environment you’ve worked so hard to get right, but when they happen, it can point out that there are other concerns. It’s easy to simply recommend air conditioner service, but there are a couple things you can take a look at to learn more before the team at KDM Service Corporation pay you a visit.

Hot and cold spots can be the product of a host of things, ranging from an inadequate amount of cold air return vents to something as easy 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 layout 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 getting the full benefit from your heating and cooling system.

For something like inadequate cold air return vents, you’ll want to talk 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 you desire.

What does all this mean for you as a homeowner?

  1. Reconsider the layout of the rooms that have hot and cold spots. There’s a chance that this will fix your problems or at least increase 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 pros at KDM Service Corporation so they can come out and uncover the cause of your hot and cold spots. They’ll be able to provide recommendations based on their findings and help arrange a plan to solve any issues they find.
  3. Get your ducts cleaned. This is apart 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 problems, but there can be a marked improvement after the cleaning is completed.

There’s no debate that hot and cold spots are annoying at the very least, but that doesn’t mean you must live with an uncomfortable home. Beyond your comfort, hot and cold spots might also mean your efficiency is less than its best. If you’re experiencing hot and cold spots, don’t hesitate to set up air conditioner service with the experts at KDM Service Corporation in Tuscaloosa. Call 205-208-8090 to set up an appointment today.

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