Oaks Heat & Air Blog : Archive for the ‘Thermostats’ Category

How Can a Poorly Placed Thermostat Impact Your Air Conditioner?

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Many homeowners often underestimate how vital their thermostat is to the proper heating and cooling of their home. Although a very small component of your HVAC system, it is actually the “brain” of the system and can make or break your cooling and heating efforts.

Many thermostat problems are caused by bad wiring, a faulty model, or poor calibration, but these are not the only reasons that a thermostat causes AC systems to develop repair issues. The location of your thermostat can actually lead to serious problems and discomfort in your home. Keep reading to learn more about bad places to install a thermostat and why each of these spaces presents a problem.

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Watch Out for These Common Thermostat Problems

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Most people don’t give their thermostats much thought. However, as the “brain” of you entire heating and air conditioning system, it’s one of the most important components in your home. The good news is that it’s rare for your thermostat to run into any problems, and when it does repairs are generally easy.

Unfortunately though, if you let a thermostat problem go and don’t take care of it, it can negatively impact your heating and air conditioning system. Considering how hot it gets around here, you’ll want to address any common problems with your thermostat very quickly.

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Why Should I Upgrade My Thermostat?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Homeowners today rely heavily on their HVAC systems to keep them both warm in the winter and cool in the summertime. One factor that many of these individuals take for granted, however, is their thermostat. Your thermostat is the brain of your system, and if something is wrong with it or if it’s outdated, then it could be limiting the effect your HVAC system has on your home. Upgrading your thermostat can have a significantly positive impact on your indoor air comfort.

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