Hyde Tools Brand Ambassador

Getting the Job Done with Hyde Tools

As a brand ambassador for Hyde Tools, I receive tools to use in my DIY projects and am asked to share the use of the tools on my blog and social media pages. I have not been asked what to write, and all opinions are my own.

This year, I am proud to announce that I am a brand ambassador for Hyde Tools! As a manufacturer of innovative tools, Hyde Manufacturing Company started over a century ago manufacturing cutlery growing into the leading provider of hand tools for many different jobs. HYDE® brand tools are used by professionals and DIYers everywhere. Getting the job done with Hyde Tools is easy, and I’ll share a few of those tools here!

I created an unboxing video showing the tools I received, and in the post below, I show how to use the tool with photos!

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Quickly Clean™ Glove

This glove is super-cool! Tools and hands can be cleaned quickly without using harsh chemicals, and removes paint, caulk, adhesive, etc. with nothing but water. I used it to clean the siding on my house which made for a quick and easy job!

Pour & Roll Pour Spout and Roller Grid

The spout attaches to 1 gallon paint can to easily pour the paint into another container or tray. The spout also has a brush “wipe-off” area which keeps the paint in the container and not dripping all over the place!

The grid attaches to the spout inside the can to remove excess paint from smaller rollers for any paint job. The grid also has two positions for use with full and partially used cans. It came in really handy for me while painting the new door I built for my bathroom!

Stiff Wire Stripping Brush with Scraper

The brush features an offset handle, 1-1/4″ carbon steel bristles and a scraper at the end. Since I love to use my grill year ’round, this is the perfect tool for keeping the grill grates clean without a lot of effort! It is also great for removing rust and paint from metal surfaces.

Painter’s Pyramid® 10-Pack Painting System

These are my favorite tools of all time! The pyramids allow both sides of a work piece, such as a cabinet door, to be painted or stained at the same time. The non-stick points have minimal contact with the workpiece so that one side can be painted, the piece is then flipped over and rests on the pyramids while the other side is painted. This is such a time saver for me!

2-1/2″ Oval Angled Paint Brush

This brush is the perfect size to paint the trim on my porch without a lot of effort.. I was able to get the painting done quickly without a huge mess or a lot of touch-up!

Check out the Hyde Master Catalog for these tools as well as the full line of tools made by Hyde. Connect with Hyde Tools on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube!




Air Conditioner Check Up

4 Signs Your Air Conditioner May Be Malfunctioning

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When temperatures start to soar, few things are more relaxing than to turn on your central air conditioning and bask in its chilly flow as the sun beats down outside on a summer afternoon. It is something that you might take for granted until it starts to malfunction, and only then do they realize how uncomfortable and sweltering your home is without it. If you have central AC in your home but are not sure whether it is running right, there are several things you can look for before small problems become a major cause for concern.

 

1.     A Reduction in Air Coolness

One of the major clues that your AC might not be running right is if the air that is blowing out of the ducts is only mildly cool or even room temperature. This is also noticeable in the length of time the blower runs in order to pump cool air into your home. The longer it pumps, the less efficiently it is cooling your home. You might need to call in a professional HVAC repair company and rectify it before it becomes any worse and ends up costing you hundreds of dollars in wasted energy.

2.     Noticeable Leaks

If your air conditioner seems to be running well but you notice a leak or a noticeable puddle at its base, there may be several things causing this. In most cases, a leak may not be a big problem, but it is best to take care of it before the leak becomes an issue and causes damage to your home’s floor or walls.

After time, moisture can cause problems such as mold, which can cause health issues, and warped floorboards, so if you see your air conditioner leaking, you should attend to it as soon as possible. In fact, this may be something you can fix yourself if the leak is being caused by a plugged drain tube. To make sure this is the case, inspect the leak. If it is just water, it may the plugged tube. If you suspect a problem with the tube, you may want to call a professional to have it checked.

3.     Fluctuations in Cycle

When your air conditioner kicks on, its purpose is to monitor and regulate the temperature inside your home. When the thermostat senses the air in your home is too warm, it will kick the system on and cool air will lower the temperature until reaches the pre-set level. While cycle times vary, it usually takes about fifteen to twenty minutes for the AC unit to cool a room.

If your central air shuts off too soon or continues to run long after the thermostat displays the right temperature, then it may be time for an air conditioner check up. A system that has wild fluctuations in its cycle may have a faulty part or a malfunctioning thermostat. It is a good idea to turn off the unit completely until you can get it looked at, as a malfunctioning unit may burn out if used.

4.     Loud Noises During a Cycle

You probably have a good idea of what your central AC unit sounds like during a normal cycle, and new or persistent noises should raise a red flag with you. Banging, loud humming, or buzzing sounds should all be addressed, and quickly. These sounds could mean something as simple as something banging around the air duct or as serious as metal parts bending and banging into one another. If you cannot find the source of the noise right away, turn the unit off and call a professional for assistance.

Your home’s air conditioner provides you with comfort and convenience during the hot summer months. However, if you suspect a malfunction, understanding how your unit works and recognizing the signs that it may not be working right can help you diagnose the issue quickly.




Convection Heating Advantages

4 Big Advantages of Convection Heaters

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As the heat of summer begins kicking in, now is the time to start looking into your options for heaters in winter. After all, you don’t want to be caught without a source of warmth if winter decides to visit earlier than you expected! It’s better to get a head start on things than to scramble in a last-minute emergency rush, and you may even find better prices if you look for a heater in off season. Take a look below at some of the advantages you can expect to benefit from if you decide to get a convection heater to keep you cozy all through the coldest months of the year.

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Don’t Burn Through Your Budget

Mother Jones states that certain types of electric convection heaters can save you a pretty penny when it comes to your energy and heating bill. While a room-by-room method likely won’t save you money if you have a big house to heat, heating up smaller spaces will almost certainly cost you less than using central heating. The smaller your room, the more cost-effective it’ll be to heat. However, you can shop around for lower wattage heaters for your larger rooms as well, to find the cheapest and most efficient ones for the area you need to have warmed up.

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Keep Down the Noise Level

This can also be particularly beneficial to people who live in apartments, duplexes, or any other living area that has thin or shared walls. Keeping a noisy heater buzzing all through winter can grate on anyone’s nerves – yourself included! – so investing in a quieter method of heating your house could be a great plan. While fan convection heaters may have some noise pollution, it’s still generally going to me much softer and smaller than the noise pollution caused by a central heating unit. Moreover, there are also convection heating options that don’t use fans, which will drastically cut down on the noise your heater will create.

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Great for Space Savers

Whether you live in a small apartment or simply don’t like having to deal with large, bulky items, convection heaters are a great option for you. Space heaters are typically convection heaters and they’re designed to work efficiently in smaller areas. While this may not be ideal if you have a lot of room to heat up, it’s perfect for those of you who may only need one or two spaces heated at any given time. It’s particularly ideal if you’re living in a studio apartment or other location that only has one or two rooms to heat in the first place.

These units are also much smaller than radiant heaters, once again being a bonus for you if you don’t have a lot of space to spare. Wall mounted convection heaters like some of the models available on ConvectAir are particularly ideal for space-saving, as they’re often very slim and fit directly onto the wall, leaving you more floor space.

Keep the Whole Room Heated

If you want to talk about bang for your buck, convection heaters are the perfect topic of conversation. Fan convection heaters, in particular, are great at providing whole room warmth, which is a big difference from radiant heaters, which generally only warm up one area of the room. They shine in smaller rooms but can work in larger ones as well. This is because they work by taking in cold air and pushing out warm air, circulating the air in the room continuously to keep it all heated. This can also be good for people who suffer from breathing stale air in the winter, as it creates a continuous air flow.

There are other benefits to convection heating as well, but generally speaking, these are among the top. The smaller your apartment or place of living, the more benefits you’ll reap from having a convection heater this winter. However, even if you have a larger area to keep warm, you could find that the power these little devices pack is actually plenty to suit your needs. Consider a convection heater if you want to cut down on costs, save some space, and enjoy a nice and toasty room all winter long at a fraction of the price you may have feared seeing.




An Exterior Upgrade to the Home

New Shutters from Mid-America

Thank you so much to Mid-America Components for furnishing the new shutters for the exterior of my home! (This is a sponsored post, and the content is my own.)

This is the time of year when everyone is working on the exterior of the home. The weather is warming up, and it is time to give the home a fresh, new look. A new look, however, doesn’t have to break the bank and can easily be completed in a few hours. When I was contacted to receive a set of Mid-America Shutters for the exterior of my home, I was thrilled! Not only do shutters look great framing windows (which I just recently replaced myself), they also give the home a finished look and to me, make it look larger.

BEFORE – No shutters

The cool thing about Mid-America products, is that the components are made to work together. The shutters coordinate with their door surrounds, trims and vents for the home for a more cohesive and “pulled together” look. Mid-America products are made in the USA, and are impervious to moisture and insects.

Offering the largest selection of exterior home products in the industry, Mid-America is recognized as one of the leading manufacturers in siding accessories. Mid-America is built on a strong commitment to its customers as well as product innovation, performance and sustainability.

AFTER – Beautiful shutters!

Mid-America provides a wide variety of styles, lengths and colors of shutters to choose from. For custom color matching, there are paintable shutters, as well. I chose the standard single panel shutters in Clay which would match the tan trim around my home. They were so easy to install – I installed four sets and did it myself within a couple of hours!

I started by marking the holes for the anchors on the frame of the shutters. I wanted the anchors to be in the middle of each of the horizontal rails, as well as one anchor in between. I drilled a 1/4″ hole at each marking.

I held the shutter up against the window trim, then drilled a hole through my siding into the sheathing. I inserted an anchor and tapped the anchor into place with a rubber mallet. I didn’t want to set the anchors too firmly into place so that it dented the shutter. This would cause cracking due to expansion and contraction. I continued with the remaining holes, adding one anchor at a time.

The shutters look so great on my home! I am very happy with the quality, ease of installation and the style! They took a couple of hours to install from start to finish which was perfect for instant home upgrade gratification!

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Preventing Storm Damage to the Home

6 Steps to Take Before a Big Storm Comes Your Way

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This summer, people who live in various parts of the country may have to be more aware of the potential for hurricanes or serious thunderstorms. Weather experts are predicting a moderate hurricane season for the region, and it’s important for homeowners to prepare ahead of time so they don’t get caught up in the storm’s damage. Prime hurricane season begins in June and lasts throughout the early fall, so there’s still time to get ready. Here are 6 steps you should take to help ready your property for a big storm this summer.

1. Create an Emergency Plan

The first step is to take concerns your family. A powerful hurricane or strong thunderstorm can suddenly change course and bring damaging winds and flooding rains to your area. It can also lead to significant power outages. Strong storms may leave behind carnage that could prevent you and your family from leaving your house for a few days, so you should start your preparations by making an emergency survival kit. Include items such as candles, matches, flashlights, batteries, first-aid supplies, non-perishable foods, and a battery-powered radio.

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2. Survey the Trees on Your Property

When a powerful storm comes through, one of the most common things it leaves behind is debris from trees. Falling branches and trees can cause serious damage to your home or your car if they are in the line of destruction. Homeowners can prepare ahead of time and make their property a little safer by checking out any potential branch hazards or unstable trees that may be in danger of falling. It’s best to call a professional tree expert to help remove dead or dying trees so they don’t get caught in the storm.

3. Buy a Generator

Long power outages are common for hurricanes, and they can also come along with a powerful summer thunderstorm. Today, you can prepare for a power outage, no matter what causes it, by investing in a portable generator. Homeowners can keep their essential appliances running if the power goes out by turning on the generator and avoid having their refrigerated foods spoiling. It’s important to keep your generator outside away from doors and windows so you aren’t at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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4. Secure Outside Furniture

Another step to take before the big storm arrives is to secure any loose items outside, such as furniture. During a storm with high winds, furniture, bikes, and other items outside become powerful projectiles that can break windows or hit people and hurt or kill them. Smaller pieces should be brought inside, and larger items may need to be tied down or secured in some other way.

5. Check Out Your Roof

A dangerous summer storm may also bring significant rainfall to your area along with high winds. In most cases, your roof should be able to withstand hours of heavy rain, but you can ensure your property is primed to prevent roof damage. Make sure all gutters are cleared of debris and check over your downspouts to ensure there are no loose connections. Calling a professional, like KY-KO Roofing may also be a great idea.

6. Monitor the News

Finally, the last important step you can take to help ensure your home and family are kept safe is to monitor the conditions. Be aware of the potential for strong thunderstorms, tornadoes, or hurricane conditions by checking the weather regularly during the summer or early fall season. When you get an alert to move to higher ground or shelter in place during a tornado, don’t ignore the experts.

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You and your home can get through a tough thunderstorm this year if you pay attention and follow these steps. Instead of being surprised by the damage a storm leaves behind, you can help prevent potential disaster.




Weatherization for the Home

DuPont™Tyvek® Weatherization

A huge shout-out to DuPont™ for sponsoring this post. All content in this post is created by me.

When building a new home or adding new siding to a home, weatherization is a very important thing to consider. Proper weatherization prevents the sheathing (the “sides” of the house under the siding) from rotting or mildewing, and causing a myriad of problems for the homeowner. DuPont™ Tyvek® weather barriers are easy to install and deliver excellent overall performance.

Introduced in 1980, DuPont™ Tyvek® HomeWrap® has been used to protect more than a million homes and has been named the #1 house wrap by Builder magazine’ annual brand survey for 19 years in a row. Many competitors claim to be just like it, but nothing compares to DuPont™ Tyvek®.

The primary purpose of a house wrap is to prevent air and water penetration to the walls. A good water resistive barrier will help prevent drafts, help prevent water damage caused by water that gets behind the exterior cladding, offers moderate to high vapor permeability allowing water that does penetrate the barrier to evaporate and will be durable enough to withstand challenge that arise during jobsite installation.

DuPont™ Tyvek® is the standard (for the past 30 years) by which all air and moisture barriers are measured. Voted best in the market for the past 20 years, Dupont™ Tyvek® helps create a healthy home by protecting against mold and mildew in the walls of the home reducing health problems associated with mold.

For more information, take a look at this video about DuPont™ Tyvek®:

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Home Modifications for the Aging Population

Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Comfortable for Elderly People

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Aging is a natural part of life, but it can make the people who are going through it feel isolated from friends, family members, and society. That’s especially true when older individuals feel that residences aren’t made with them in mind. Keep reading to learn several simple ways you can tailor your home so it’s more welcoming to mature adults.

Consider Installing Safety Modifications

If there is an elderly person staying in your home permanently or for long periods of time, think seriously about remodeling your home so it’s safer for seniors. For example, you might put in brighter, motion-activated lights that make it easier to see the environment, or add grab bars to the bathroom so older people can get in and out of the shower and bathtub while enjoying more stability, and not feel unsteady as they use the toilet.

Remove or Minimize Possible Tripping Hazards

As they get older, people often find they can’t keep their balance as well as they once did. With that in mind, carefully evaluate your house to spot anything that could make an older person possibly trip and fall. You can even work your way through a checklist that assesses the riskiness of each room in your home. Hazards may include area rugs that frequently slide around, and thresholds that are significantly higher or differently textured than the floors around them.

Depending on the fall-risk factors you identify, there will be particular approaches to handling them. For example, in the case of a slippery rug, you can apply tacky backing that grips the floor and helps the accessory stay in place. If that’s not feasible, remove the rug from your home while seniors are visiting. Thresholds can be made more visible through reflective tape that alerts people be extra careful.

Limit the Ways Seasonal Temperatures Affect Your Home

Some senior citizens are especially sensitive to severe temperatures, and may have extreme difficulty coping with the characteristically more drastic climates of summer and winter. Keep your home warm for them by regularly getting your furnace tuned up, and promptly hiring a technician to repair it if needed. Conversely, during the summer, portable fans can help make up the deficit if your air conditioner can’t cool down your abode as much as a senior prefers.

Besides using your home’s climate control system to keep temperatures inside consistent regardless of what the weather’s like outside, stay attentive to seniors’ needs and do what you can to help them stay comfortable. Cold and hot beverages can also have positive effects depending on the weather, plus they promote hydration.

Keep Essentials Within Easy Reach

If older people have to reach up high or squat to retrieve items, they may be prone to losing their balance. Thoughtfully keep the things they might need to access at chest height or lower, so they don’t have to strain to access them.

These tips should prove whether you’re having an elderly person over for dinner or bringing them into your home for an extended stay, it’s not hard to make your space more accommodating. After putting these pointers into practice, you may find they make life easier for you, too.




Plumbing System Maintenance

Tips for Preventive Maintenance of Your Plumbing System

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Plumbing is not something you can “get to” later. If you have plumbing problems, you want it fixed immediately, no matter what it costs. You can cry about the bill later. The best way to avoid emergency plumbing repair is to complete regular maintenance and employ some preventive measures as well. Here are some tips to help you avoid the frustration and expense of repairs.

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In the Kitchen

The next time you find a leaking faucet, consider installing a washerless faucet. They perform better and don’t need to be refitted with washers when they wear out. They are also fairly easy to repair, if needed.

Forbid the flushing of Kleenex and baby wipes down your toilet system. The fibers do not break up like toilet tissue and they can build up and cause clogs. Never flush baby or bath wipes down the drain, even when they have “flushable” on the front of the package. They are just too thick and today’s low-flow toilets don’t have the flushing power that older toilets did, so they are more likely to become clogged.

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Bathroom Plumbing

You know you should be using them, but it bears repeating: Buy a couple of inexpensive, strainers to place over the shower and tub drains. This will help prevent hair from ending up in a big, nasty ball that you’ll have to clean out when it clogs the drain.

Examine the showerhead now and then, especially if you have hard water, and remove any mineral deposits. This helps ensure you have a good water flow. If the holes are heavily clogged, it may signal buildup inside the showerhead and it’s best to replace it.

If you are “green”-minded, you know bathroom routines waste lots of water. Along with installing low-flow toilets and limiting showers, replace the ball or flapper inside the toilet tank each year to prevent wasting water as the arm starts to wear. Consider upgrading to more modern tanks at that time, too.

Winterizing

Those who live in colder climates know it’s important to blow out sprinklers and disconnect water hoses before the really cold weather arrives, but you also need to keep an eye out for leaks and drips in outside faucets and pipes that are close to outside walls. Water left in the hoses and leaky pipes can freeze and expand. When that happens, faucets and any connecting pipes inside the home can freeze and break. Call a reputable plumber immediately, such as king heating, to inspect and repair the pipes. If caught early enough, plumbing professionals may be able to thaw the pipes before they burst.

Hot-Water Heater Checkup

Your hot water heater is a hard-working piece of equipment. It should undergo annual maintenance that includes flushing out the tank to remove any sediment. If allowed to build up, the sediment can cause corrosion, which leads to reduced efficiency and a shorter life span.

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Hot water and flushable toilets are not things anyone wants to be without for any amount of time. You can avoid some plumbing problems with preventive maintenance and annual inspections that can help catch any problems before they get too big.




Functional Cabinets Are Remodeling Essentials

Kitchen Remodeling Essentials

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Great looking cabinets can set the tone for your entire kitchen remodel, but having cabinets with extra functional features is an essential for a truly value-added kitchen renovation. Here are some great functional features that will make your kitchen remodel stand out above the rest.

Gliding Shelves

Shelves that glide out of a cabinet when pulled add to the accessibility of the whole cabinet space. They are especially convenient to quickly access what is stored on the shelf. A handy use of the glide out feature is a small appliance cabinet to make use of a deep and narrow space. A cabinet door that pulls out reveals stacked shelves of appliances like a mixer, food processor, and blender. These handy gadgets can stay out of sight until needed.

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Mounted Wastebaskets

Mounted wastebaskets that glide out of a cabinet space make bending to throw trash away under the sink a thing of the past. The glide out feature can help you make the most of the space by handling a larger waste container than what the under sink space could accommodate. Easy accessibility to your waste container means easier trash bag removal and replacement as well.

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Cookie Sheet Storage

This type of functional storage solution utilizes vertical partitions so that items like cookie sheets, griddles, and even pan lids can be stored vertically. With this type of cabinet storage, everything has its designated place. Storage space is maximized and the time it takes you to find what you need is greatly reduced.

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Hanging Pots

How to store pots and pans is one of the main cabinet decisions you will make during a kitchen remodel. If the idea of pots that store hung up by the handles intrigues you but you do not like the clutter of them hanging from a ceiling mounted rail, the cabinet version may appeal to you. A specialized rail system that is installed inside the cabinet allows you to hang out of sight yet within reach. This is a streamlined and quiet solution to clattering around in a traditional cabinet trying to find the pan you are looking for.

Multidimensional Pantry

A way to get the most storage and functionality out of a deep pantry space is to invest in a multitasking multidimensional pantry. This pantry design is the best way to get the most use out of a deep cabinet space. The pantry consists of shelving units on the inside of the doors as well as shelves within the back part of the space. The extra functional feature of this style of the pantry is the tower feature that supports two to three short depth shelving units that pivot on the tower like a store poster display. The direction that you move the towers determines which deep shelf storage you have access to.

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To make your new kitchen especially functional, it is a good idea to do your research and talk to a professional about the latest in kitchen cabinet storage ideas. The clutter you eliminate and the organization you gain can make a difference in your satisfaction with your new kitchen remodel.




An Easy to Install Technology Upgrade for the Home

Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Schneider Electric for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

I love things that make my life easier… In my home, I have a keyless entry (awesome when my hands are full of grocery bags!), timers on my lamps and now a new super-cool addition to my heating and cooling system. I am so excited to install the Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat in my home which will help me save money without sacrificing comfort! Plus, I can adjust the settings and manage the system from my smartphone!

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Schneider Electric, the makers of the Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat, develops connected technologies and solutions for energy management (making the company the global specialist), in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable.

The Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is a highly intelligent thermostat with features such as Comfort Boost which is a unique feature that allows users to get instant heating or cooling without changing the schedule and Wiser Pulse which is an ambient glow feature that lights up Blue for cooling, Yellow for heating and Green when Eco IQ™ is saving energy. Eco IQ™ is a fabulous feature in itself  as it is self-learning and finds the right temperature for you. Comfort and savings based on user interaction are optimized based on factors such as humidity, outdoor weather, system run times and the home thermal profile.

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So, not only with the Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat save money, but it is so easy to install! Here, let me show you…

I had an old programmable thermostat in my home that I installed years ago.

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I shut the power off to the furnace (very important!) and removed the old thermostat. Before removing the old thermostat, though, it is a good idea to take a photo of the existing wiring to use as a guide when connecting it to the new thermostat.

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Because the holes from a thermostat that was installed long, long ago would still be visible, I decided to use the back plate for the Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat that is included in the box. I fed the wiring through the trim plate and into the back plate. The back plate is secured to the wall with drywall anchors and screws.

Referring to my photo of the existing wiring, I connected the wiring to the new thermostat. It is really easy to do – you’ll basically plug the wire into the corresponding terminal. Easy, right? (If in doubt, always consult an electrical professional!!)

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Next, I snapped the front plate on the back plate being careful not to damage the terminals, then I turned the power back on.

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The Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat will launch an installation wizard to help guide you through the setup process. I followed the prompts, and installed the app on my smartphone.

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Now, I can easily adjust the thermostat to fit the comfort level of the home! Awesome, right? purchase the Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat for yourself. With it’s simple installation and setup, you can have it up and running in no time!

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