Ever wonder if a thermostat can go bad (as in “no longer working”-bad, not “turning to a life of crime”-bad)?
The answer, unfortunately, is yes.
A typical thermostat should last about a decade; after that point, it can start to work less reliably than it should – and as is the case with any heating equipment, you’ll be faced with a choice to repair or replace it.
How do you make that choice? Here are some rules of thumb:
Repair your thermostat if:
Replace your thermostat if:
If you’re ready to replace your thermostat, strongly consider upgrading to a Wi-Fi or smart thermostat like the Ecobee models we feature at Burt’s Reliable. Read about some of the great features of these incredibly sophisticated marvels here, or contact us to talk about them with an expert.
Ready to upgrade your current thermostat to a Wi-Fi or smart thermostat model? We can help. Contact the heating experts at Burt’s Reliable today to get a FREE, no-obligation estimate on a smart thermostat for your North Fork or East End, LI home!