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Why Is This Room Always Cold?

When I was growing up, my sister’s bedroom was always cold. She had the largest bedroom and the attic door was in her ceiling. Cold air leaked through the attic door, causing her room to be uncomfortably cold all winter long. This is a common problem, but it doesn’t have to be a reoccurring problem. There are ways you can make every room in your home a comfortable space.

Cold air leaks into your house through windows, doors, electrical outlets, and other areas. Temperature differences of a few degrees aren’t uncommon but if one room in your house is always cold or always hot despite the thermostat temperature, it’s time to make some changes.

What can you do?

  • Install shades or blinds
  • Install a ceiling fan
  • Close the damper on your fireplace when it’s not in use
  • Caulking: caulk around your window and door frames.
  • Weatherstripping: seal air leaks around the movable parts of your home, including attic doors or windows.
  • Duct Sealing: ducts move conditioned air throughout the house, but about 20% of that air can be lost due to leaks, holes, and poorly connected ducts. Consider hiring a professional to evaluate your system. Learn more about the benefits of duct sealing.

Be sure to read the right how-to guides before getting started on any do-it-yourself projects. A home energy audit is the most effective way to determine the location of air leaks, since the audit can see leaks using infrared thermal imaging. The audit will also provide you with a report that shows you what improvements will get you the most bang for your buck.

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