Premier Heating and Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Thermostats’

How a Faulty Thermostat Can Make a Lot of Trouble in Your House

Monday, November 20th, 2023
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Compared to the furnace, air conditioner, and ductwork of your HVAC system, the thermostat is physically a small component. But, without a thermostat, you don’t have a functioning HVAC system at all because you can’t communicate with it. The thermostat in your home is essential for your heating and cooling system to operate at all, so even small thermostat issues can have a significant impact on energy use and indoor comfort.

To help you better understand when you’ll need to call professionals for thermostat repair in McDonough, GA, we’re going to look over the ways thermostat problems can create bigger and wider problems for your home.

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5 Common Thermostat Problems

Monday, August 14th, 2023
HVAC technician testing voltage on a mercury thermostat.

When something’s amiss with the temperature in your home, most homeowners assume that something is wrong with their HVAC system. However, there are certain things that can go wrong that can be attributed to the system’s thermostat.

The thermostat is like the “brain” of your HVAC system, controlling the whole system. So it makes sense that when things go awry, the brain behind the system could be the cause. Even if you have a “smart” thermostat, sometimes things go wrong that cause them to be not-so-smart.

Let’s take a look at 5 things that can go wrong with your HVAC system’s thermostat and what that problem would look like in your home. That way, you can call us for thermostat repair in Dublin, GA when something’s up.

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Have You Upgraded To A Smart Thermostat Yet?

Monday, May 8th, 2023

These days, it seems like there’s a lot of smart technology that’s designed to make our lives better and easier. Just about everyone has a smartphone. But not all homeowners have converted to a smart thermostat installation in Dublin, GA yet.

There are many benefits to smart and Wi-Fi thermostats. If your existing thermostat is outdated, let’s go over the benefits of upgrading it. Also, if you’re due to replace your HVAC system or replaced it recently, it’s recommended that you upgrade your thermostat at the same time. Let’s go over the many ways a smart thermostat can improve your home comfort.

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Do You Need a New Thermostat?

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Your thermostat is vital to your home comfort. This is the control center for your air conditioner in the same way that your steering wheel gives you a way to control your car. Without this control center, you won’t be able to get anything done!

You don’t just need any thermostat though. You need a thermostat that works effectively in order to provide quality comfort to your home. If you have a thermostat in your home, then you may want to start considering whether or not it is time for an upgrade.

Here’s how you can determine if you would benefit from upgrading your thermostat in Dublin, GA.

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Upgrading Your Thermostat Can Upgrade Your Comfort

Monday, October 11th, 2021

You deserve a home that offers you the best in comfort. Your home should be a haven when the weather outside becomes uncomfortable. You have a powerful AC unit and a reliable heater to help make this a reality. But there is one part of your set-up that can ruin your comfort even with the right AC or heater: your thermostat.

The thermostat controls the operation of your HVAC systems. It’s the control center. This means that if something goes wrong with it, then the performance of your AC and heater will be affected and, by default, so will your comfort.

A faulty thermostat can ruin your comfort. But, this means that upgrading the thermostat can take your comfort to the next level. Here is how to tell it is time to switch.

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Always Adjusting the Thermostat? You May Need Heating Help!

Monday, February 15th, 2021
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Do you know how best to set the thermostat in your house for both comfort and energy efficiency in winter? It isn’t difficult to learn. You only need to remember two things: 1) keep it set at a steady temperature during the day and a lower temperature at night, 2) aim to make the daytime temperature around 68°F. 

If you follow these basic guidelines, you should enjoy a warm house without needing to touch the thermostat except to make the adjustment between day and night or before leave the house. And if you have a programmable or smart thermostat, you won’t even need to do that much!

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Be Comfort-Wise With Your Thermostat!

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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You know how a thermostat works. You’ve probably been around them in the homes you’ve lived in throughout your life. When you want the house to be cooler, you lower the setting. When you want the house to be warmer, you raise it. You can also turn the fan on and off, maybe a few other little features, but that’s it.

However, it isn’t as simple as we’ve described it. In our experience as HVAC experts, we’ve seen people make many mistakes with their thermostat settings so they end up wasting energy and not getting the comfort they need. Sending the thermostat setting zig-zagging through a summer day depending on how you currently feel can mean higher bills than necessary and a house that goes hot and cold rather than where you need it.

We’re going to give you the knowledge you need to be “comfort wise”!

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