Do you need an easy to install thermostat for your home? If yes, look no further, a wireless thermostat could change your home’s temperature automatically once you set it so that you can enjoy your daily routine without any disturbance about the temperature in your workplace. If you have bought a programmable thermostat, then you don’t need to hire a professional to install a thermostat for your home. They could be DIY install without any complication but keeps in mind that installing a thermostat needs some precautions, as your carelessness could become the cause of hazard. In this article, I would like to share some safety tips that will help you while installing a thermostat.
Hire an HVAC experts
Did you know there are many convenient thermostats are available on the market and they are easy to install as they come with labeled and wires colored for the ease of customers? Therefore, this simplest installation allows you to install it do it yourself. For this purpose, you only need some basic tools for proper installation and don’t require any complicated tools for installing a programmable thermostat. But if you are not well experienced in electricity task then you should avoid from DIY installation and need to hire an HVAC professional for you help.
You must have required skills for installation
Keeps in mind installation process related to electricity are full of risk and dangers so you must have required skills and practice for installation process so that you could get better results. If you already have a thermostat in your home, then you only need to remove the old thermostat and fix the new system on it. So if you are going to take off your system, you should bears in mind that some thermostat have mercury in them, and they need appropriate disposal.
Terminate main electrical circuit
Be careful, unscrew the mounting bracket, and after it disconnects all wires. But you should disconnect the wires separately, don’t try to pull off the wires as it could become dangerous for you. So, disconnect the wires from the terminal you should terminate the electricity connection. Sometimes people think that termination of room electricity is enough but i would suggest you to terminate the main electricity of your home while instating as termination of room’s electricity is not sufficient for your safety. Once you have unattached the wires from the terminal, you should tape the cables to the wall so that you can install the wires easily to the newer system.
Follow instruction manual
Once you have placed the new plate in the wall successfully, you need to match the cables to the terminal and connect them by following instruction manual that you will receive with your thermostat. If you are worried that how you would attach the wires to the terminal then don’t need to be worried as each terminal is identified by letters and wires could be distinguished by different colors for your guidance.
Don’t put your thermostat in direct sunlight
One most important thing I should mention here about the thermostat is that they have three low voltage cables, one is used to turn the furnace one, and another will be used to switch the furnace off and third could be used to power the system. Another significant point that must be sharing that if your system has two wires, then you shouldn’t try to do it yourself installation. You need to hire an HVAC professional for the installation process and consider an additional cable to put in the system. Keep all the tools and equipment near to you for easiness. You should not try to put your thermostat near the heat or direct in the sunlight. Don’t try to touch the wires when the electrical system is on.
Installing a programmable thermostat is the very easy task. A perfect thermostat could make your life simpler and better than ever before. You could install if you have a screwdriver, drill, and other simplest tools. I would suggest you to follow some safety tips and precautions while installing your thermostat in your home because the process of electricity products installation is full of risk and dangers similarly thermostat installation also require some skills and precautions for the installation of the thermostat.Related posts: