Thermostat Repair and Replacement
My thermostat isn’t working, what should I do? Before you throw in the towel to call your local technician, here’s a few things you should look into before doing so
1. Is your thermostat receiving power? if it is shutting on and off or if the backlight isn’t working properly, you’ll want to check if the thermostat is receiving adequte power. Thermostat receive power from the batteries and system, ensure you are getting power from both. Check to see whether or not a circuit has tripped. Once determined that everything is fine with your circuits, replace the batteries with a fresh set.
2. Is your thermostat mounted properly on the wall? If your thermostat is giving faulty readings, check to see if it’s properly mounted. Use a bubble level to check to see whether or not it is placed correctly.
4. Is your thermostat dirty? Make sure the thermostat is dirty so there is nothing that factors it into giving inaccurate readings. With dust buildup, it can keep the temperature slightly cooler than normal.
If you have any other questions about thermostats troubleshooting, or if you’d like to get your thermostat serviced by a professional contractor, contact us at (843) 733-7373. At Omar Cooling & Heating, we provide many HVAC services ranging from A to Z. Call to find out if we can help you!
Locations We Service: Myrtle Beach SC, North Myrtle Beach SC, Little River SC, Conway SC, Surfside Beach SC, Socastee SC, Murrells Inlet SC, Pawley Island SC, Horry County area