Reviews of Robert Shaw home thermostats are generally positive, with limited negative reviews mixed in as well. Positive reviews frequently mention the ease of use of programmable models, as well as how easy the thermostats make climate control.
Most reviews of the Robertshaw RS5110 programmable thermostat note how well it stays within the programmed temperature. One review states that it holds the temperature to within one to three degrees. Another review notes to keep in mind that the thermostat has a smart feature that turns the heater or air conditioning on prior to the programmed time in order to reach the desired temperature at that time. A few customers leaving negative reviews of the various thermostats note that they received either a faulty thermostat or one that was physically damaged.