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Exotic Pets: How to Achieve the Perfect Temperature

Exotic animals can make great pets — but only if you care for them properly. Owning them comes with extra responsibilities that you should take seriously. Let’s explore the correct temperatures for exotic pets. Reptiles Reptiles are cold-blooded, meaning their surroundings completely determine their body temperatures. Most pet lizards, snakes, tortoises, and turtles need to…

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Why is Your Thermostat Reading the Wrong Temperature?

Why is Your Thermostat Reading the Wrong Temperature?

Does your home feel significantly hotter or colder than what the thermostat actually says? The display says the house is your ideal temperature, but it clearly isn’t. You’ve checked the settings and the batteries, and everything seem fine – except your thermostat is reading the wrong temperature. Here are a few possible reasons why, and…

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Smart Thermostat Issues? Here are Common Causes

Smart Thermostat Issues? Here are Common Causes

Smart thermostats have revolutionized the way we control the heating and cooling in our homes, but like any electronic gadget, they have their issues. Each model is different, and may be subject to certain design and operation limitations, so it pays to consult with your HVAC company before you choose a smart thermostat. It’s also…

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Getting Your Thermostat Ready for Cooling Season

Getting Your Thermostat Ready for Cooling Season

With spring right around the corner, it won’t be long before the cooling season arrives. Before the heat and humidity settles in, it’s wise to get your home and thermostat prepared so you can enjoy greater comfort and energy savings. Here’s some advice on what to do: Replace Your Outdated Thermostat If you’re relying on…

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Adjusting Your Thermostat for the End of Daylight Saving Time

Adjusting Your Thermostat for the End of Daylight Saving Time

What does falling back at the end of Daylight Saving Time mean for you, other than losing an hour of sleep and trying to remember how to adjust the clock in your car? For one thing, it means you need to reset your thermostat. Falling Back from DST It’s easy to forget about your thermostat…

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Best Thermostat Practices for Fall

Best Thermostat Practices for Fall

The fall season is here and that means it’s time to make changes around your home to improve the comfort level for both household members and anyone you invite over. Some of these changes will involve the use of your thermostat, so let’s take a look at the thermostat best practices that you should attend…

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Which Thermostat Option is Right for Your Home?

Which Thermostat Option is Right for Your Home?

These days, a wide array of thermostats to operate your HVAC system is available in the marketplace, from low tech analog models, to high tech smart thermostats that allow you a whole range of controls. Take your choice from the following thermostat options, according to your needs. Manual Thermostat These aren’t likely to go away…

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School’s Out: How to Adjust the Thermostat

Now that school is out for the year, your children will be around more often. How can you make sure that your San Antonio home stays comfortable for them all summer long without running up high energy bills? Keep the following HVAC schedule in mind, so your family will be cool enough this season. Daytime…

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How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Thermostat

How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Thermostat

Fall is almost here, and with it comes the end of Daylight Saving Time. In early November, you’ll dutifully set all your clocks back one hour. But will you remember to reset your thermostat? There are a number of ways Daylight Saving Time impacts your HVAC system, without your even realizing it. First of all,…

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