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Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat in your Home

Keeping your home warm and comfortable is important. You will also want to have the HVAC system run efficiently and at top performance levels. One part that is often overlooked is the thermostat. If you are looking to replace or update your thermostat, consider a programmable thermostat. You can help to save money on your monthly heating bills because you can schedule when your furnace operates. If you are unsure of what type of thermostat to install in your home, we can help to advise you on the choices you have.

There are different makes and models of programmable thermostats to choose from. One option is the five-two programmable thermostat. This can allow you to set Monday through Friday at the same temperature, and the weekends at another. This is ideal if you have a consistent workweek schedule, and a constant weekend schedule. You can also choose a five-one-one thermostat. This allows you to have the week schedule all the same. It can also help you to set Saturday differently than Sunday. There is also a seven-day thermostat, where you can set each day to certain specifications you choose.

When you have a programmable thermostat in your home, it can help to reduce any heat that is going to waste. This is because the thermostat can be set to a desired temperature in your home for certain days and times of the week. This can allow you to set the temperature lower when you are gone during the day at work. You can also raise the temperature to become warmer just before you arrive home. This will then allow you to save money and prevent any heat from being wasted, as well as enjoying the warmth of your home. Besides reducing the amount of wasted heat in your home, it can also help the furnace and heating system to last as long as possible. This is because the wear and tear on it can be reduced since it will not run for long lengths of time. If you are not sure what type of thermostat is right for your home, make sure to contact us and we can advise you on the right option.