Is it OK to cover air vents? You could mess with the air flow.
Just because you cover the vent, it doesn’t mean your HVAC system knows that. It will keep pushing air to those vents, and if they’re closed, you could cause a buildup of air pressure and insufficient airflow which could damage your system.
Is it OK to cover AC vents in unused rooms? To save some money you may wonder if it’s okay to close air vents in unused rooms in order to direct air to other areas. Unfortunately, that’s a bad idea. Closing air vents can actually cause your HVAC system to run inefficiently and damage your AC or furnace, costing you more in the long run.
How do I hide my AC vents?
- Use a Rubber Doormat. This may sound ridiculous, but you just have to buy the right doormat.
- Fake Fancy Air Vents with Spray Paint. Don’t want to cover up your vents?
- Use a Piece of Furniture.
Can you block up air bricks? Air bricks should never be blocked or closed and it is recommended that all air bricks are inspected and cleaned on an annual basis. reallymoving comment: Make sure that you employ the advice of a Chartered Surveyor before making any major alterations to your property.