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  • Cheryl oconnor
    on Sep 25, 2016

    Does this interfere with the temperature?

    • Joe Jones
      on May 22, 2019

      Lynn ambient air flow is restricted there’s a reason it’s placed as close to your return air as possible. It’s not advisable at all to cover even the front of your therm. There’s a reason the plastic locking covers have holes cut in them all around it

  • Dena
    on Sep 25, 2016

    Doesn't he thermostat need to be wide open so it can gauge the temperature of the house? Isn't it what determines when to turn the furnace/air conditioner on and off?

    • LINDA
      on Apr 21, 2017

      Hmmmm my post disappeared...OH well...I am thinking now that the idea is planted ...why not get more creative for your home needs...How about a little chicken wire frame with a picture pinned to it to cover the thermostat face....or how about a small/med wreath with a large ribbon hanging over the face......I can keep going...but you get the idea...let's have fun...this is a cute idea...Thanks

  • Kris Ward Lipps
    on Apr 19, 2017

    I'm wondering if you could do this with the alarm box?
    • Kris Ward Lipps
      on Apr 20, 2017

      Fortunately I can access this with my phone. Thank you. Think I will give it a try:)

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  • Kim
    on Jan 3, 2019

    You should NEVER cover up your thermostat. It needs to 'sense' the room temperature so it knows when to kick on your heat or air conditioner.

  • Ida9464
    on Oct 8, 2019

    I’m sure she has already figured out by now that her air or heat won’t function correctly by now. I agree though with wishing you could cover it as ours are super duper bright and light up the house with what’s probably a melatonin stealing keep you up at night light.

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