Reasons Your Home May Be Cold in Winter Life
We all want to stay warm and warm indoors this winter, but it can be more difficult for some homes than others. If your home is cold and drafty even after you’ve set the thermostat, there’s usually a good reason for it – you just need to know where to look.
Keep reading to find out some of the most common reasons your home can be cold in the winter.
Air filter to replace
First of all, check your air filter. If it’s been a while since you haven’t replaced it, it could be the cause of your cold house. An air filter collects dust, pollen, and other allergens that float around the house, which can clog the filter after a while. If the filter is too clogged, your heating system may have difficulty distributing heat throughout the house. This is one of the simplest and most common reasons for cold indoor temperatures.
If you can feel cold in the air inside or if your house is drafty, you probably have an air leak on your hands. Inspect the interior and exterior of your home – you may be able to spot a gap in your siding, shingles, or ductwork. If so, you will need to repair the gap in your siding or other material. For leaks or major damage, you may need to call in a professional.
Another common cause of cold indoor temperatures is the house’s lack of sufficient insulation. If your home’s insulation is old or broken, it could let cold air into your home and let warm air escape. Having good insulation is the key …
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