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2 Things Your Thermostat Won't Tell You

Let’s face it: your thermostat is a wonderful device. From changing the temperature in your home to maintaining a comfortable climate, it’s truly the best. Although you may think that you know everything about this little device, there are some hidden features that exist — but many don’t know about! Let us explain:

One Might Not Be Enough

Depending on your home’s insulation, some rooms might require more TLC when it comes to heating/cooling. Regardless of the situation at hand, you might need to invest in more than one thermostat for your home. That’s right: just like your refrigerator and freezer being two different climate zones, you may need to divide your home using the same methodology. If you notice that one side of your space is the desired temperature while the other remains inconsistent, then it might be wise to invest in two thermostats — which will ultimately save you money (only have to heat/cool certain rooms), and can even make your home much more comfortable throughout any season!

Find The Perfect Spot

One of the biggest thermostat ~secrets~ is that location certainly matters when having the device installed. Before a thermostat is installed through Pipe Wrench, we always scope out the best location within your space to help your device work properly and efficiently. Usually, before we arrive, a thermostat is installed next to a drafty window or garage — which will make your unit sense a much different temperature than what is inside your home, and ultimately won’t function as desired. The best place for a thermostat, generally, is in a temperature regulated area such as a hallway or living room — which is away from all windows, and doors that lead outside of your home.

If you run into any problems with your thermostat, do not hesitate to reach out to our professionals here at Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating & Cooling! Your local Knoxville technicians are experts in their field and they’re here to help YOU with all of your plumbing, heating and cooling needs.