Remote sensor thermostat

My current stat is in the hallway. I'd like to move it to the front room, mainly cuz I don't live in the hall. Yet I don't wanna rip out my walls to rewire the stat location. Does anyone make a single wire stat that has a remote moveable sensor, so I can heat my front room to a temperature more akin to the temperature in the hallway? ;)
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notbob wrote:

Hi, Considered wireless thermostat? Then you can move the thermostat any where in the house. There may be a model who accommodates remote temp. or humidity sensor for sure.
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BINGO!
Thnx, Tony. Seems "wireless" was the key. Stupid geezer me. Turns out Honeywell make jes sucha device. Not cheap, but jes cuz I am-- ;)
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On 3/12/2015 11:13 AM, Tony Hwang wrote:

A thermostat still needs to be wired to the furnace unless one has a magical wireless furnace. The wireless part simply allows remote connectivity via home Wi-Fi or internet.
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Meanie wrote:

Hi, Thermostat is just transmitter and receiver module is conveniently located close to furnace where all the wires terminate. Maybe some day embedded receiver module inside furnace may show up.....
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On Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 11:02:58 AM UTC-4, notbob wrote:

Before moving the thermostat, I'd consider that the real problem is the system is not properly balanced or something else is wrong, eg having a register too close to the thermostat. If there is a temperature imbalance, then it's still going to exist when you move the thermostat. I'd focus on the real problem.
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How much is hte differencee between the temp in the hall and in the front room. If it's only a degree or two, turn up the thermostat a degree or two.
If it's 4, 5, or 10 degrees.... turn up the thermostat 4, 5, or 10 degrees.
What makes you think you will get a different result with a wireless thermostat? The ducts will still be in the same place, and the heat output will still come out of each duct the same way it does now. It's just that the furnace will run more until it heats the front room the way you want it. But in doing so, it will heat the hall hotter than it is now by the same number of degrees that is the difference between the two locations now. So you'll be spending money and time to get the same result you could have 5 minutes from now by turning up the thermostat.
One thing you could do is close a vent that warms the hall, if there is one. Then maybe you could leave the stat setting the same, but the furnace woudl run longer to heat the hall, and in doing so, heat the front room more. Or maybe the opposite, maybe some vent that heats the front room is closed or partially closed (maybe you or someone else changed it for some special reason and then never changed it back) or the air coming from it is obstructed by curtains lying on top of or in front of the vent, or even a sofa close enough to the wall to obstruct heat going to the front room. Or you stored a box right on top of a vent that heats the front room. Changing any or all of these things woudl be free, and only take 30 minutes to find and change them.
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On Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 2:30:18 PM UTC-4, micky wrote:

I think you're on to something there......
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wrote:

One more thing that you could do perhaps, if none of the things above suit you, is to put a separate fan in the duct leading to the front room. My parents did that when I was born,in January, because they thought my bedroom wasn't warm enough. Of course they probably wanted my room 5 or 10 degrees warmer than the rest of the leaky house.
You didn't ask, but the cheapest way to be warm in bed is with an electric blanket. I've had two different ones and I can only turn the control up to 1 or 2 out of 9 or 10. Any higher and I'm so hot, even if it's only 60 in the bedroom. I haven't checked the cost but I hear the thermostat in the blanket clicking on and off, and it isn't on much. It's got to be cheap.
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On 03/13/2015 12:09 AM, micky wrote:
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That's been my preference for several years. Turn the heat down at night (except when I have a certain guest who keeps complaining about being COLD) and use an electric blanket.
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notbob posted for all of us...

Did you find a "single wire" thermostat? All have two or more wires.
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On 3/30/2015 4:49 PM, Tekkie® wrote:

I had a single wire phone system, years ago. Problem is, the tin can rusted out.
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