Thermostat Reads Higher than Actual Temperature, How to Fix

When a thermostat reads higher than actual temperature, your home can get too cold in the winter.  It can also become  too warm in summer.  Now At least several factors affect the thermostat temperature reading besides actual room temperature.  These include aging components drifting out of tolerance in older thermostats.  Or, an improperly positioned thermostat … Continue reading Thermostat Reads Higher than Actual Temperature, How to Fix





How to Set Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat Temperature

Most smart thermostats these days allow you to set their current temperature right from a   Home  screen.  These t-stats show the home screen by default.  And unless the screen is locked, you can adjust the temp simply by touching the right areas on the   Home  screen. In this piece, we show how to set Honeywell … Continue reading How to Set Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat Temperature





Change Time and Day on Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat, How To

The only time you can manually set the time and date on the Honeywell RTH9580WF (or any of the 9000 series color touchscreen models), is when the thermostat is not connected to Wi-Fi (the internet).  When it is connected, it gets the time and date from the internet, and so, you cannot set it yourself.  … Continue reading Change Time and Day on Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat, How To





How to Calibrate Honeywell Thermostat Temperature RTH9580WF

In this post, we show how to calibrate Honeywell thermostat temperature RTH9580WF.  Now why would you wish to calibrate the temp reading on a thermostat (t-stat)?  Well, perhaps your Honeywell t-stat reads warmer or cooler than the room feels.  So you’d like to bring the t-stat temp reading more inline with how it really is. … Continue reading How to Calibrate Honeywell Thermostat Temperature RTH9580WF





How to Wire a Honeywell Thermostat with 4 Wires

If you’ve installed more than a few thermostats, you’re likely to have come across many that utilize four wires, as shown below in the units we’ve hooked up.  Typical 4 wire thermostat (t-stat) wiring examples follow.  Some have the common (C) wire, while others do not.  Both examples of how to wire a Honeywell thermostat with 4 wires … Continue reading How to Wire a Honeywell Thermostat with 4 Wires





Change Wireless Network on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF

Here, we cover how to change wireless network on Honeywell WiFi thermostat RTH8580WF model. You may need to change this Honeywell smart thermostat to a different wireless network than the one set up on it at installation.  Perhaps you changed the name of your home WiFi network. Or you want to connect the thermostat to … Continue reading Change Wireless Network on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF





Honeywell RTH7600D Programmable Thermostat Review

The   Honeywell RTH7600D 7 Day Programmable Thermostat   for the central heating and cooling system costs $60 at Lowe’s. Priced reasonably, this computerized touchscreen HVAC controller still clicks as it turns the HVAC system on and off.  It clicks just like the Robertshaw 9415 digital thermostat (reviewed  here ) that we replaced. But this sound is neither loud … Continue reading Honeywell RTH7600D Programmable Thermostat Review





Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review

We purchased two of the  Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat   for the electric baseboard heaters.  We detail our experiences with this line voltage yet digital thermostat here in this review. At a cost of approximately $30 from Lowe’s home improvement center, the price seemed reasonable. The RLV310A Honeywell line voltage thermostat is much quieter. E.g. No clicking … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review





Honeywell RLV310A Line Voltage Thermostat Review

We purchased two of these Honeywell line voltage digital thermostat RLV310A  units for the electric baseboard heaters around our home. At a cost of about $30 from Lowe’s home improvement center, the price seemed okay.  Indeed, the RLV310A has proven highly reliable and trouble-free.  It’s an excellent electric heating thermostat (t-stat). The RLV310A is lots quieter. That is, it … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Line Voltage Thermostat Review





Honeywell RLV430A 5-2 Digital Thermostat Review

We purchased for review, the   Honeywell RLV430A 5-2 programmable digital thermostat for the   electric baseboard heaters used around the house. At a cost of approximately $53 from Lowe’s home improvement center, they priced this programmable thermostat fairly. The RLV430A is much quieter (no clicking sounds as it operates the heaters), as this digital thermostat like its non programmable … Continue reading Honeywell RLV430A 5-2 Digital Thermostat Review