Helpful Home Maintenance: Troubleshooting no heat
Waking up to no heat is no fun, but before you pick up the phone try these simple fixes to quickly solve the problem and get warm again.
Check your thermostat and make sure it's set to heat. One of the most common causes of no heat in the fall is the thermostat being set to cool or off. Make sure it's set to heat and the temperature is set high enough to cause your heating system to turn on.
Change the batteries in the thermostat. They should be replaced every year. If you can't remember the last time you changed the batteries then that means it's time to change them! Most thermostats like the one pictured above are opened up by pulling the front cover off. The batteries are usually right behind the front cover and AA's. You can also search the internet for videos that show you how to remove the cover from a thermostat. Here's one for reference:
No issues with the thermostat? No problem. When you call us for assistance be sure to let us know what you've done to troubleshoot the issue so far. This will save valuable time in getting you back up and running.