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Thermostat setting?

What do you keep your thermostat at during the summer and winter? We keep ours at 69 during the winter and 72 during the summer. Our neighbors said that when we have kids we need to keep it at 72 during the winter too. One it's non of their business, two none of their business!!!! lol venting feels good!

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whitefamily

Asked by whitefamily at 11:55 PM on Jan. 26, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Same as you. My son is bundled when he goes to bed and he is a heat box so 72 for heat would bake him and me!!
    jen2774161

    Answer by jen2774161 at 11:57 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Everybody's different. Some people are hot natured and other people are cold natured. It just depends. Personally, in the summer I keep it on 72. In the winter, 71 during the day and 67 at night.
    amessageofhope

    Answer by amessageofhope at 11:58 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I hear you...as long as they're comfortable (not too cold, not too hot). If you were really interested, we keep ours set at 73 in the winter (I hate being cold, but vomit when the electric bill comes in), and around 70-71 in the summer. Tell your neighbors to bite it.
    DMac08

    Answer by DMac08 at 11:58 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Winter - 66 during the day, 64 at night and we have a 17 month old who doesn't seem to be bothered by it in the least

    Summer - 80 during the day, 78 at night
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 12:02 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • 50-55 in the winter and it's turned off in the summer.
    sarchasmicangel

    Answer by sarchasmicangel at 12:04 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • I think our thermo stays at 71 during the winter. ...I also have an electric blanket on 365 days a year or I'd freeze to death. During the summer I have no idea what the air is set at - but it's too cold!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:05 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • 55-58 in the Winter and off during the summer...no AC so no need to have the furnace on...
    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 12:26 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • i disagree with them. if you feel your baby is cold, you put warm pajamas on them, problem solved. i keep my house 77-78 all year round, but i'm a tropical kind of girl.
    kittymeri

    Answer by kittymeri at 12:37 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • 72 summer 68 winter
    myree85

    Answer by myree85 at 2:45 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • 70 in the winter. 73 in the summer.
    arenad

    Answer by arenad at 7:14 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

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