Step 3. Install the mounting plate
Separate the mounting plate from the thermostat using a coin,
as shown in Fig 5.
Position the mounting plate on the wall. Be sure the mounting
plate sits flush against the wall and none of the wires are
trapped behind it.
Level the mounting plate and use a pencil to mark the center of
the mounting plate's screw holes.
Remove the mounting plate and drill holes at the locations you
If installing in drywall, gently tap the anchors that were provided
into the drilled holes until they are flush with the wall.
Reposition the mounting plate over the holes, pull the wires
through the wiring opening, and loosely insert the mounting
screws into each of the drilled holes or anchors (Fig. 6).
Make sure the mounting plate is level and tighten the mounting
Check your progress
The mounting plate is now mounted on the wall and should look like
For drywall, drill two 3/16 inch holes.
For plaster or wood, drill two 7/32 inch holes.