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





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





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





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





SmartWay Solutions Thermostat VIP3000 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 Thermostat VIP3000 Review