Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

4 Benefits of a Whole House Humidifier

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 12, 2017
4 Benefits of a Whole House Humidifier

Balancing the humidity levels in your home is a very simple and important thing to do. Having too much moisture in the air can cause mold and mildew to grow in wet areas and attract unwanted insects and other creatures into your home. Not enough moisture in the air can cause health issues, damage your...
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The Busy Homeowner’s End-of-Summer Home Checklist

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 19, 2017
The Busy Homeowner’s End-of-Summer Home Checklist

The changing of the seasons brings a new list of home maintenance tasks. As we near the end of summer, a little bit of cleaning and some minor repairs around the house will go a long way. Prepare for the upcoming cooler temps and winter weather by following this ultimate end-of-summer home checklist: 1. Clean...
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What’s That Smell When I Turn On My Furnace for the First Time?

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 8, 2017
What’s That Smell When I Turn On My Furnace for the First Time?

As the temperature dips for the first time this fall, homeowners across Central Indiana oftentimes smell something funny.   #1 Don’t Worry It’s very normal that your furnace will have a funny smell the first time you turn it on. It can sometimes smell like burning, sometimes a little musty. Don’t get worried, it’s a...
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Troubleshooting Your Central Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 31, 2017
Troubleshooting Your Central Air Conditioner

We’re nearing the end of summer and our air conditioning units have been working hard for several months. Inevitably, something may go wrong in these final weeks before you decide to switch it off for the fall season. Below are three of the most common problems you may face with your central air conditioner. Should...
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What’s the Best Air Filter for Indoor Air Quality?

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 14, 2017
What’s the Best Air Filter for Indoor Air Quality?

Air pollutants are rated in the top five environmental health risks, and many of these pollutants exist inside your home. Mold, mildew, dust and other odors that live in your house cause itchy eyes, scratchy throats, headaches and asthma. While airtight construction and home installation stop drafts and can save on energy costs, they also...
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6 Ways to Avoid an Air Conditioner Breakdown This Summer

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 31, 2017
6 Ways to Avoid an Air Conditioner Breakdown This Summer

If you’ve made it through the majority of the summer with your A/C unit going strong, congratulations! Not to bring you down, but—after working hard all summer—a breakdown may be just around the corner. The unfortunate truth is that most air conditioner breakdowns happen during the summer months when you need your system the most....
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Common Cooling Issues Faced During Peak Air Conditioning Usage

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 19, 2017
Common Cooling Issues Faced During Peak Air Conditioning Usage

During peak summer season, temperatures are at their highest and your air conditioner has to work at its hardest to keep your house cool. This may cause some issues with the unit and leave you without cool air. That’s why we put together six of the most common cooling issues faced during peak A/C season,...
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Happy First Day of Summer: 5 Ways to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 21, 2017
Happy First Day of Summer: 5 Ways to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Although it may seem like summer is nearly halfway over, today is the official first day of the season. And with it comes days spent at the lake, family outings to Indianapolis Indians games, and the far-too-common air conditioning breakdown. During the hottest months of the summer, air conditioning units have to work even harder...
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What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Goes Out

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 14, 2017
What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Goes Out

With the first day of summer approaching, our beloved Indiana heat and humidity is in full force. This means your air conditioning units have to work even harder to maintain a cool temperature throughout the house. But what if the worst happens and your air conditioner breaks down? We’ve put together our top tips for checking...
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Does Your Basement Feel Humid? Try a Whole House Dehumidifier for Free.

By: Brian Schutt  |  May 2, 2017
Does Your Basement Feel Humid? Try a Whole House Dehumidifier for Free.

Basements and crawl spaces in midtown Indianapolis have a hard time keeping moisture out, a whole house dehumidifier can be a great solution As the rainy season is upon us, and basements and crawlspaces become ripe with moisture, Homesense is pleased to offer our clients in Broad Ripple, Meridian-Kessler and Butler-Tarkington a “test drive” of...
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