Lock Unlock Honeywell RTH9580WF

Some models of the Honeywell RTH9580WF thermostat, including the RTH9580WF we discuss in this post, feature a screen lock mode.  This prevents anyone from changing thermostat settings without first entering a pass code.  You create this code when you lock your RTH9580WF .  Later, the thermostat asks you to enter this password to regain access.  … Continue reading Lock Unlock Honeywell RTH9580WF

Reset Honeywell Programmable Thermostat

Explains reset Honeywell Programmable thermostat details. We demonstrate these on the RTH9580WF model. This method does the following. First of all, it clears out all custom settings. Then, it Resets the wireless network settings. Finally, it restores the thermostat back to factory default state. So, follow the steps below, to hard Reset most any Honeywell … Continue reading Reset Honeywell Programmable Thermostat

Honeywell Thermostat Waiting for Equipment Message

The Honeywell thermostat waiting for equipment message sometimes appears on Honeywell smart t-stats. So these include the Honeywell RTH9580WF we demo in this example.  These messages can show up when the t-stat has just turned off the HVAC .  But then, sudden temp changes call for HVAC to come back on right away.  These changes … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Waiting for Equipment Message

Setting Honeywell Thermostat Swing on RTH8580WF

Temperature swing, is the difference between the turn-on and turn-off temps on a thermostat, whether heating or cooling. The swing setting, when the t-stat has it, often ranges between one and three degrees. This post discusses setting Honeywell thermostat swing on the RTH8580WF smart WiFi thermostat. Setting Honeywell Thermostat Swing: Intro Many modern t-stats have … Continue reading Setting Honeywell Thermostat Swing on RTH8580WF

How to Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Alexa

We have an Alexa smart speaker with the Amazon voice assistant. We find that we can connect those speakers to our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)   thermostat.  So this allows asking Alexa to read and set the settings on our thermostat.  Highly useful feature.  Thus in this post, we show how to connect Honeywell … Continue reading How to Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Alexa

Honeywell Thermostat Screen Locked

Many Honeywell home thermostats have a screen locked mode. This keeps anyone from changing thermostat settings without first entering a password.  First, you set this pass code when locking your t-stat.  Then, to unlock it, the t-stat asks you to enter this secret code. This then grants full control over settings such as WiFi, temperature, … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Screen Locked

How to Unlock Honeywell Thermostat

Covers how to unlock Honeywell thermostat models including smart and wireless versions. Now Many Honeywell home thermostats have a screen lo mode. This keeps anyone from changing thermostat settings without first entering a password.  First, you set this pass code when locking your t-stat.  Then, to unlock it, the t-stat asks you to enter this … Continue reading How to Unlock Honeywell Thermostat

Honeywell Thermostat Not Heating

A Honeywell thermostat not heating up your home can happen for many reasons. Poor thermostat placement, to a broken heating system. Here, we list some of these causes. We then offer troubleshooting techniques and repair hints to solve these heating issues. First, we look at what might go wrong in the Honeywell thermostat itself. Then … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Heating

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. It looks like the vintage Honeywell mercury thermostats in so many homes during the 60s and 70s.  But this unit, with its higher visibility and “feel-ability” is popular among those with visual and tactile … Continue reading Honeywell T87N1026 Large Number Thermostat Review

Cancel Temporary Hold on Honeywell Home Thermostat

Explains the cancel temporary hold on Honeywell Home thermostat routine.  Of course this begs the question of why would temp hold ever be ON in the first place? Well, the temporary hold feature lets the user override scheduled temperature settings. Then they can set the temperature manually.  When a thermostat is following its schedule, it … Continue reading Cancel Temporary Hold on Honeywell Home Thermostat