Reasons Your Thermostat Isn’t Reaching the Set Temperature

Oct 12, 2022 | HVAC

Having to deal with a thermostat not reaching the temperature you adjusted it to can be incredibly frustrating, especially when the conditions outside are extreme. It is important to know why it happens to prevent it from happening in the first place.

Thermostat Isn't Reaching the Set Temperature

In this blog, a top-rated heating installation contractor shares the possible reasons your thermostat fails to reach the right temperature and what to do about them.

An Incorrectly Sized Thermostat

One of the most likely reasons this issue occurs is that the size of the thermostat is not designed to cover the area it is used in. To get the correct device that suits the size of your home, do not hesitate to consult a qualified technician.

A Broken Thermostat

If your thermostat displays the set temperature on the screen but does not reach it, you may have a broken device. A thermostat with programmable features will turn itself off at appropriate times. To get down to the brass tacks, use a thermometer to find out the temperature surrounding the device to confirm if the data on the screen is right or wrong. For further diagnostics, call your trusted heating and air conditioning services provider.

A Frozen Thermostat

Nearly all thermostats today are smart, your thermostat’s display can freeze and stop sending updates that you need on it. When this happens, you probably will not notice that the thermostat does not reach the desired temperature. If this is the case, reboot the device by turning it off for a few seconds then switching it back on.

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