By Kayla Lowe

White Rogers is a leading brand of thermostat, offering both traditional styles of thermostats and digital ones with the capability to be programmed. Programmable thermostats are favorites because they allow you to set your heating and cooling temperatures to come on at a certain time so that your house is always the ideal temperature. The process to program a White Rogers' thermostat is simple once you get the hang of it.

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You can program your digital thermostat yourself.

Program the Time

Step 1

Press the "Set Time" button. The hour will appear.

Step 2

Press the up or down arrow to reach the appropriate hour (a.m. begins at midnight, and p.m. begins at noon).

Step 3

Press "Set Time" to set the hour. The minutes will appear. Press the up or down arrow to reach the appropriate minute. Press "Set Time" to set the minutes.

Step 4

Press "Run Prgm" to save your time settings.

Program the Heating and Cooling Temperatures

Step 5

Move the system switch to either "Heat" or "Cool," depending upon which one you want to program.

Step 6

Press "View Prgm." Press the up or down button to navigate to the temperature at which you would like to set your first heating or cooling program period.

Step 7

Press "Set Time." Press the up or down button to navigate to the time at which you would like your program to run. Press "Set Time" to return to the change temperature mode.

Step 8

Press "View Prgm" again, and repeat steps 2 and 3 to set the second program.

Step 9

Press "Run Prgm" when you are finished. Repeat for the remaining program (heating or cooling, whichever one you haven't programmed yet).