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Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home? You Could Have an Airflow Problem

Posted: January 6, 2020

common airflow problems in home

If you own a forced-air heating system (a furnace with vents rather than a boiler with radiators or baseboards), you may sometimes experience uneven temperatures in your home – an upstairs that gets too hot, for example. While there could be several causes of this problem, one possible culprit is poor airflow.

Airflow plays an important and often overlooked part in the performance of your HVAC heating system; poor airflow could lead to problems such as hot and cold spots, pressure imbalances (drafts, doors slamming by themselves, etc.), and air temperature issues (cool air from your furnace, warm air from your A/C, etc.).

7 Common Airflow Problems in Your Home

But what causes airflow problems, and how do you fix or avoid them? Here are some common causes of poor airflow and what to do about them.

Experiencing airflow problems in your home? Contact the pros at Vaughn Oil today for heating service in Rhode Island. If you need a heating system replacement, contact us for a FREE, comprehensive estimate on a high-efficiency heating oil-fired furnace that’s the perfect match for your home, lifestyle, and budget.