Thermostats are used in homes and businesses to regulate the temperature. They signal cooling and heating systems to turn on or off based on your settings. In this article, we will guide you on installing a smart thermostat in your home or business.
1. Make Sure You Have the Correct Tools
Before you begin, make sure you have the proper tools for the job. Items you may need include a screwdriver, drill, and ladder. If you are installing a smart thermostat in your home, you may also need an extra set of hands. Make sure to ask a friend or family member for help if needed.
2. Shut Off the Power
You can shut off the power by flipping the breaker switch or removing the fuse. Once the power is off, you can begin installing your new thermostat.
3. Remove the Old Thermostat
When removing the old thermostat, you start unscrewing the cover and removing the wires. Make sure to label the cables before you remove them to know which ones go where when you install the new thermostat.
4. Install the New Thermostat
Now it’s time to install the new thermostat. First, you will need to connect the wires to the appropriate terminals. Make sure to follow the instructions that came with your thermostat.
If you install a smart thermostat, you will also need to connect it to your home’s Wi-Fi network. Once the wires are connected, and the thermostat is connected to Wi-Fi, you can put the cover back on and screw it in place. After installing the new thermostat, turn the power back on and test the thermostat’s function.
If you’re looking to install a smart thermostat in your home or business but don’t feel comfortable doing it yourself, Baker Heating & Cooling is available to help. Our team is highly experienced with installing thermostats and providing other heating and cooling services, including AC and furnace installation, repair, and maintenance. We can also help you with indoor air quality in Surprise, AZ and the surrounding area. For more information, contact Baker Heating & Cooling today.