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In most thermostat installation guides, it's recommended to install the thermostat on an interior wall across from the heater. If you trace the existing wires, it's possible the thermostat will end up above the heater. This is not ideal, and could lead to a poorly heated room. You might get lucky, but in most cases there are a couple more appropriate ...
The recent studfinders have voltage detectors that are more reliable than the stud detection. Verify you have heater wire with a helper switching off the breaker while you have it under the detector. You may have to install a junction box to get enough slack or run a new wire from the t-stat to to the heater.
You really need the manual for your air conditioner system. There isn't one set standard and things vary quite a bit. Further I have no idea how standard things are outside the US. The base plate you show appears to be designed for a Heat Pump. Do you have one? (Provides heat in the winter, and cooling in the summer) If so the aftermarket thermostat ...
Forget the wires. Use a wireless thermostat, placing the receiver in the basement at your furnace and the transmitter wherever you want it. The Venstar Add-A-Wireless Thermostat T1119RF might do the trick. If you musts have the wifi thermostat, put it in the basement, and add a remote sensor to the mix.
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