Electric Cable Ceiling Heat Pros and Cons

Many houses built during the 1960s and 1970s, in areas not served by natural gas suppliers, incorporated electric cable ceiling heat as the primary means of keeping the interiors warm during the cold months of the year.  The house builders, before installing the plaster or drywall to form the ceilings, would install electric resistance heating … Continue reading Electric Cable Ceiling Heat Pros and Cons

SmartWay Solutions VIP3000 Thermostat Review

The model VIP3000 talking digital thermostat from SmartWay Solutions is a full-featured 5-2 programmable thermostat. They built in high accessibility for blind users, with its clear and loud human-sounding male voice.  The VIP 300 also has a high-visibility LED-lighted display for low vision users. Not only does it speak the most often used functions. But … Continue reading SmartWay Solutions VIP3000 Thermostat Review

Electric Baseboard Heaters Installation Help, Tips, Advice

Electric baseboard heaters installation is a fun experience.  It’s not too technical.  So, it’s not too frustrating. Plus, once done, you’ll feel a much warmer room besides. We offer here the hints, advice, and tips we find work well in getting these heaters installed safely without major issues. How electric heating works is easy to … Continue reading Electric Baseboard Heaters Installation Help, Tips, Advice

Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat is a state-of-the-art digital climate control regulator. It features extensive program attributes.  Plus, you can set it for different programs on each the seven week days. This t-stat also has battery backup, and does not forget user programs should the batteries die. Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Introduction The RTH8580WF has … Continue reading Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Review

Honeywell T87N1026 Large Number Thermostat Review

The Honeywell T87N1026 large number thermostat offers a quick and easy-to-install climate control solution. It’s also simple to learn and operate. Similar style as vintage Honeywell mercury thermostats in so many homes during the 60s and 70s.  This unit, with its better visibility and “feel-ability” is well-received by the disabled.  Those who cannot  see a … Continue reading Honeywell T87N1026 Large Number Thermostat Review

Robertshaw 9415 Thermostat Review

We’ve owned the  Robertshaw 9415 Non Programmable Digital Thermostat  since 2004.  We replaced it in 2013, not due to failure of the unit or any dissatisfaction with it. But rather, because we upgraded to a programmable thermostat. At a cost of approximately $55 from various Internet sellers, this seemed a slightly high price for a … Continue reading Robertshaw 9415 Thermostat Review

How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure

We show here how to fix Honeywell WiFi thermostat connection failure issues, as seen on man Honeywell internet controlled thermostats from time to time. How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure By this, we mean that the thermostat was connected properly prior to the failure, but has recently lost its wireless connection, and will not … Continue reading How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure

Honeywell WiFi 9000 Thermostat Review

The Honeywell 9000 series WiFi Smart color touchscreen thermostat is an obvious advance from the 8000 series model.  They’ve upgraded the screen from the so-common single color green with black text, to a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, customizable LCD display.  The color scheme displayed can be chosen to match your specific room decor.  In this … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi 9000 Thermostat Review

Honeywell Thermostat Picture Gallery

We’ve owned several Honeywell thermostats over the past decade, and have written much about them.  In this album, we’ve gathered all the shots we’ve taken into this Honeywell thermostat picture gallery, of the models we’ve tested. Enjoy. Picture Gallery of the Honeywell RLV310A Thermostat This is one of Honeywell’s line voltage t-stats, for controlling baseboard … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Picture Gallery

Honeywell Thermostat Models Review

We’ve reviewed several Honeywell thermostat models on this site.  We’ve covered some of the baseboard heat models.  Further, we have t-stats up through the late model Honeywell smart WiFi remote t-stats.  Below, find a summary and picture of each one tested so far.  We’ll indeed add more as we review more. Line Voltage Honeywell Thermostat … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Models Review