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    Moving Wired Thermostat

    Heating Engineers

    Currently my Wired thermostat is located stupidly out my my lobby which has a door I keep closed for various reasons. I would like my thermostat to be moved somewhere move central in my home but mu Landlords engineer said wired thermostats cant be moved. Surely there must be a way to do this or can i change to wireless?

    Asked by Tom on 10th Oct 2019
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    Cosy Cat Plumbing & Heating Ltd

    "The thermostat should ideally be placed in a hallway or a cold room. It is the signal to tell the boiler that the house is at it’s desired temperature. If it’s moved to a different location, you must make sure the radiator in that “zone” or “area” is not fitted with a TRV as they counter act each other."

    Answered on 16th Jan 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    It’s Magic Engineers

    "To move a wired thermostat you would have to be able to run new cable to the preferred location.

    Get a wireless hive installed, the receiver is wired next to the boiler and you can place the stat anywhere you want."

    Answered on 10th Jan 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Helix Plumbing and Heating

    "I would change it to a wireles thermostat, much easier to do than move an old wired one and the old thermostat will then be redundant so wouldn't matter what you did with it."

    Answered on 3rd Feb 2020 - Member since May 2019 - report
    A2Z Star Heating and Plumbing Solutions

    "Your best option is to get a wireless thermostat installed, the receiver is wired next to the boiler so you could place the thermostat anywhere you wanted. To move the current one would mean running new wiring/cables to your preferred location in the house.
    Hope that helps."

    Answered on 28th Feb 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    DNA Construction Services LTD

    Of course you can move this thermostat! First time I've heard something like this. They just don’t want to do it.
    Alternatively you could get a wireless thermostat but some of them (Nest) require stands with power supply or cable from the receiver."

    Answered on 21st Jan 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    GB’s Plumbing and Heating

    "Moving will be awkward as it’s wired!! The wire will be set into the wall. Swapping for a wireless system will be much easier."

    Answered on 29th Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

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