Preparing Your Thermostat for Heating Season

October 15, 2020

The leaves on the trees are changing color and falling in York, ON, and the surrounding areas. This change of weather means that it’s time to prepare your thermostat for the upcoming heating season. It won’t be long until the air temperature drops to 0 degrees Celsius or even colder, so now is the right time to make sure your home will be comfortable. Learn how to prepare your thermostat for the colder weather so that you can save money without sacrificing convenience or comfort. Switch to the Heat Setting For the past few weeks, mild weather may have allowed...

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Thermostat Reading the Wrong Temperature?

August 19, 2019

You’re feeling warm, but the thermostat inside your home says the temperature indicates your cooling system is on full blast. Is your thermostat reading the wrong temperature? Is your air conditioning system acting up? Here’s how to figure out what could be going on with your thermostat. How Does a Thermostat Work? Mechanical thermostats communicate with your air conditioning system by means of two bimetallic strips. The metals expand and contract in response to air temperature changes. When they expand, they activate a switch that triggers a flow of current either into your cooling system or into your heating system....

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