Does your heating and cooling system turn on and off illogically? If it does, you may need a new thermostat. A poorly calibrated, outdated, low-tech, malfunctioning, or otherwise inefficient thermostat cannot communicate correctly with your HVAC system, which can cause you to experience higher energy bills and decreased convenience in your life.
But fear not! The courteous professionals at Grove Heating & Cooling specialize in installing and maintaining complete comfort systems for home and property owners throughout the Crownsville, MD, region. We have more than five decades of combined experience servicing all makes and models of HVAC systems and components. We are family owned, and we love our customers.
If it’s been a long time since you got a new thermostat, you might be surprised about the technological advancements incorporated in today’s newer versions. Nowadays, there are four types of thermostats to consider instead of just one. There are non-programmable, programmable, Wi-Fi, and smart thermostats. Let’s get to know each of them a little bit better to see which best suits your needs.
Old-school, analog thermostats are still available and can be suitable for some applications. Generally, if you rarely leave your home, and the home is relatively small in size, this might be the type of thermostat for you. However, once you read the descriptions below of other types of thermostats that are available now, you’ll likely want to go with one of them instead.
A programmable thermostat can help you save money on your energy bills. It allows you to set the temperature to change at different times during the day. For instance, you can set your thermostat to shut your HVAC system down during your work hours when you’re not even at home. Or you can customize settings for when you’re asleep, on vacation, or for any other reason you choose. Running your HVAC system less will save money on your monthly bills.
Wi-Fi thermostats are programmable units that allow you the power of remote control. As long as you can get on the Internet, you can tap into your Wi-Fi thermostat to change its settings from anywhere in the world. So, for instance, if you were 300 miles into your road trip vacation and realized that you forgot to turn the heater off, no problem!
Smart thermostats save money while adding convenience and enjoyment to life. Because it is smart, you can link your thermostat with other smart devices in your home – like smart wall plugs, smart lights, and smart televisions. Smart thermostats can even learn your temperature preferences and automatically make adjustments accordingly. This is the ultimate way to control your HVAC system.
An aged, poorly functioning, feature-limited thermostat detracts from life by costing you more money. Some of the indicators that you need to replace your thermostat include:
Finally, if your heating and cooling bills continue to increase yearly, you might have a thermostat problem. This is typical for people who have old thermostats that have already lived their best lives. If you think it’s time for a change, call us and we’ll help you find a new thermostat that best suits your unique needs for comfort and convenience.
There are loads of good reasons to call Grove Heating & Cooling to replace your old thermostat, including:
And, perhaps, the most important benefit of getting a new thermostat installed in your home or business is that you will reduce the workload on your HVAC system. When your system does not have to work as hard, it will perform more efficiently and last longer before needing replacement.
If you’re unsure whether you need a new thermostat installed or not, contact us today. We’ll explain the benefits and drawbacks of each type of thermostat available to you and help you decide which will best suit your needs. And, of course, our courteous HVAC professionals will deliver superior services with friendly attitudes, every time.