Signs Your Thermostat Isn’t Working

4 Reasons Your Thermostat is Failing

There could be many reasons your thermostats isn’t working correctly, but some of the most common include:

  • Dirt, dust, or other debris inside the thermostat
  • Location of thermostat
  • Age of thermostat
  • Incorrect settings

Debris Affecting Your Thermostat

Dirt and dust inside your thermostats can affect its calibration with your heating system. A dirty thermostat may be unable to appropriately read the temperature in the room or could become disconnected from your heating system entirely. To clean your thermostat, dust the inside components with a soft tip paintbrush or compressed air.

(Smart thermostats won’t be affected by dust internally but may require external dusting for aesthetics.)

Thermostat in a Bad Location

Did you know the location of your thermostat can affect how your HVAC system performs? Thermostats insta