While you recognize the usefulness of your HVAC system, you may overlook the significance of its thermostat. The thermostat is in charge of directing hot or cold air around your Kitty Hawk, NC, house and should be free of malfunctions. Here are four signs it’s time to invest in a new smart thermostat:

High Utility Costs

The thermostat is critical to the effectiveness of your HVAC system. Bad thermostats can make your HVAC system overwork or cycle on and off repeatedly, resulting in a considerable increase in your utility expenditures. In this case, it’s best to get a programmable or smart thermostat.

Inaccurate Temperature Readings

Even if you’ve set your thermostat to its typical setting, you may realize that a room seems excessively hot or chilly. A faulty sensor might be to blame. Compare the temperature value of an inside thermometer to the temperature readout of your thermostat. If the two vary, you may have to speak with an HVAC specialist to install a smart thermostat.

Your System Constantly Turns On and Off

Is your HVAC system turning off and on more frequently than usual? If that’s the case, your unit is overworking. A new smart thermostat might smooth out your system’s performance, decreasing wear and tear and saving you money on repairs in the long run.

Outdated Thermostat

If your thermostat has been in use for over seven years, it may be more prone to damage. Conventional thermostats are likewise outdated and inefficient compared to modern smart thermostats. Our HVAC professionals recommend having a smart thermostat installed in your house.

A faulty thermostat may impair the effectiveness of your HVAC system to keep your home comfortable. Call BAJA Heating & Cooling if you need a thermostat replacement. Our experts also offer ductless AC, indoor air quality and heat pump services.

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