Thermometers are always a sound investment, acting as redundant controls to ensure your product is safe and secure. Some of your equipment may tell you the temperature of your storage room or baking oven, but you’re using very precious and costly ingredients. You want to be sure what the temperature is.
Commercial refrigeration, both walk-ins and reach-in refrigerators have temperature gauges of some type. An extra refrigerator thermometer will ensure your flower doesn’t get too close to freezing temperatures. 32 degrees will cause crystalline damage to the buds, reducing potency.
Oven thermometers help ensure your oven is calibrated properly. When you are decarbing flower, you are being very, very careful not to burn your product. Having an oven thermometer can give you peace of mind, knowing your temperatures are high enough to convert the THCA into THC and are not going to burn your product.