There were a lot of fun presents opened at our house last month, but the one that’s getting the most on-going attention is the talking box on the wall. That probably demands a little more explanation, right?
But while we were excited to receive the new gadget, I was nervous about the ‘Simple Setup.’ Our existing unit wasn’t exactly cutting-edge. I was also concerned that all the fancy bells and whistles would make it too complicated for us to actually use! (We’re simple folk.)
When it arrived, I actually tucked it away for a few days, waiting for the right time to sweet-talk Mr. Sugarplum into helping me install it…aka, install it for me. Turns out all my anxieties were unfounded…it really was quite simple to install! The old box pops off, then you re-attach the new panel to the existing wires.
We had a bit of a hiccup (and mini-panic attack) since our system is so dated, but the Honeywell website walked us through the steps that matched our scenario in easy-to-follow videos.
Once we powered it back on, the Honeywell did all the work for us! The touch-screen display asks you a series of questions like,
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