Ensuring that every part of your HVAC system is operating correctly is vital before hot weather arrives. The thermostat in your Quitman, GA, home serves as the control center of your HVAC system, dictating the temperature that it strives to achieve. Here are some warning signs that indicate that it may be time to replace your thermostat:
Cycling refers to the pattern in which your HVAC system turns on and off. When you have the temperature on your thermostat set, you should notice a regular pattern of the system turning on and off. However, if you start noticing irregular cycling, whether the system runs too long or not long enough, the cause of the problem may be your thermostat.
Incorrect Thermostat Readings
When the temperature outside is rising, you obviously want to set your thermostat at a cool setting. If you notice that the temperature displayed on your thermostat is what you have it set at but the house seems hotter, there’s something wrong with your thermostat. The temperature sensor in the thermostat may be faulty or there may be dust built up over it.
Increased Energy Bills
If you’re like the majority of our customers, you’re always looking for a way to reduce your monthly utility costs. A malfunctioning thermostat that provides incorrect temperature readings can easily lead to a sudden spike in your monthly utility costs. If you start noticing bills that are going up inexplicably, your thermostat could be at fault.
If you you need a new thermostat, consider a smart thermostat. These thermostats allow you to control your thermostat from your mobile device, leading to better efficiency and lower utility bills. Call Waller Heating & Air Conditioning today to find out how we can repair or replace your thermostat. We’re here to also meet all your other HVAC needs.
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