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Your Thermostat Could Be the Source of Your Problem

Have you ever tried to have a conversation with your air conditioner? Sometimes in the summer heat, people can be compelled to do some pretty wacky things, so we wouldn’t blame you! But the truth is that your air conditioner doesn’t really have the interface to communicate with people. It can’t really hear you, it can’t see you, and it definitely doesn’t have a place where you can type a message out for it. It’s just a big machine that’s meant to cool space–that’s it.

However, your thermostat can communicate with you. It’s sort of the translator between you and your air conditioner. So, it’s not entirely uncommon when investigating an AC repair in Lake Mary, FL to uncover an issue that’s sourced at the thermostat.

Are you convinced that your air conditioner isn’t working and you’re trying to locate the source of the problem? Then we’d like to talk about why it might be coming from your thermostat!

3 Thermostat Problems

Your thermostat is a part of your air conditioning system as a whole. You can’t really hope to have powerful and efficient air conditioning in your home if your thermostat is giving you trouble. That’s why this blog post is dedicated to 3 specific problems that your thermostat could be causing, which in turn would hamper all of your home comfort. Let’s explore each of these and talk about why they’re hard to deal with.

It’s Relaying Wrong Information to Your AC

If your thermostat is old or malfunctioning due to some internal errors, it could relay the wrong information to your air conditioner. All of a sudden on the hottest day of the year, you might be getting lukewarm air coming in through your vents! This could be an issue relegated to your thermostat. The good news is that these kinds of problems can be easily fixed and they’re not really as expensive as internal AC component failures.

There’s a Circuitry Problem

Your thermostat relies on electrical power to keep a close eye on the temperature in your home. If there’s a power outage, a tripped circuit, or some other power failure, your thermostat could be miscalibrated and start having problems. Remember, the problems might not be easy to read on the thermostat itself, but they become problems as the system has trouble sending the correct information to the air conditioning unit. So, make sure your thermostat is inspected when there’s a problem with your AC malfunctioning.

The System Is Outdated and Not Precise

Old analog thermostats are a thing of the past. Not only do they frequently run into problems, but they’re just not as accurate as a thermostat should be. Your thermostat should be able to tell you the precise temperature inside of your home, and it should then be able to give your AC the right amount of information for it to run in an efficient cycle. If you’re still using an old or outdated thermostat, it could be responsible for poor AC performance and inefficient operation.

Call Facemyer Air Conditioning and Heating to have your AC repaired quickly. Exceeding Your Expectations With Comfort.

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