Dealing with Hot Spots in Your Home This Summer

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Keeping your home at a consistent indoor temperature is crucial, especially with summer soon to arrive. This will not only ensure your home remains cool and comfortable even when the heat is at its peak; it will also help keep your cooling costs to a minimum. Once you discover there are hot spots inside your home, make sure to deal with them quickly. Dependable Heating & Air Conditioning, one of the most trusted HVAC replacement contractors in the area, shares some handy tips below.

1. Check the ductwork. Hot spots typically occur because one room is exposed to excessive sunlight coming through the windows. There are other reasons this common issue can occur, however. Once you rule out the sun as being the cause of the hot spot, take a closer look at your ductwork. The ducts may not be distributing cool air into the warm room properly. 

If this is the root cause, turn to Dependable Heating & Air Conditioning, one of the area’s top HVAC repair companies. We’ll perform a comprehensive inspection of your duct system, determine what’s causing improper air distribution and fix it immediately. This will enable you to keep your entire home at the same comfortable temperature.

2. Have a zoned thermostat installed. If you have hot spots in your home, turning up the AC won’t solve the problem because you’ll just be raising your energy bills and creating spaces that are uncomfortably cold. Instead, invest in a zoned thermostat from Dependable Heating & Air Conditioning. This allows you to control and adjust the temperature in that one specific hot area of your home.

3. Invest in a ductless AC system. Installing a ductless AC system is a simple yet handy solution that allows you to address the more heat-prone areas of your home, such as attics, garages and porches, without involving your entire cooling system. As a premier air conditioner replacement expert, Dependable Heating & Air Conditioning offers high-quality Carrier® ductless air conditioning systems that ensure superior, lasting performance.

Turn to Dependable Heating & Air Conditioning for all your HVAC needs. We proudly serve Davis, Woodland, and Dixon, CA, plus the surrounding areas. Call us today at ((707) 247-2887 or fill out this contact form to schedule your consultation.

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