Your thermostat is one of the most important components of your home’s heating and cooling system. Since it’s the device that controls the temperature of your home, your thermostat is essentially the brain behind your HVAC system. Over time, you may begin to notice some of the warning signs that indicate that you need a new thermostat installed in your Broomfield, CO home.
1. Incorrect Temperature Readings
Depending on your personal preferences, you may like to keep your home cool during the summer months. If your thermostat says that your home is cool, but you find yourself sweating in the middle of the day, it’s pretty obvious that something is wrong somewhere. When your thermostat needs replacing, you’ll probably begin to notice incorrect temperature readings happening more often.
2. Short-Cycling System
In the world of HVAC, the term “cycling” refers to the time when your system is running and when it isn’t. You have probably noticed that your HVAC system runs for the same period of time daily. If the system starts turning on and off more frequently or running for longer periods, the problems could stem from your thermostat.
3. Surge in Utility Bills
While there’ll probably be a moderate rise in your utility bills during the hottest and coldest months of the year, they shouldn’t be staggering. When your thermostat is sending bad information to your HVAC system, the system may end up running more, requiring more electricity. If you begin noticing a sharp spike in your monthly utility costs, it could be time to consider a thermostat replacement.
We pride ourselves on helping ensure that you have a comfortable, efficient home. To make that possible, we offer some of the best thermostat installation services in the area. Call Vectra Mechanical Residential and Commercial HVAC today to find out about all of our heating and cooling services.
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