Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

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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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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What if I’m Told I Have Mold in My Furnace or A/C?

By: Brian Schutt  |  May 1, 2017
What if I’m Told I Have Mold in My Furnace or A/C?

Mold is very prevalent in homes, but diagnosing it and determining if its harmful can only be done by experts The “M word” isn’t used around Homesense very much. The “M word” being Mold. Why not you ask? Well, quite frankly we prefer to stay in our lane. We, like you, can look at a bunch...
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Energy Saving Tips for Your A/C System on Earth Day

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 22, 2017
Energy Saving Tips for Your A/C System on Earth Day

Since its creation in 1969, Earth Day has served as a global reminder to take a look at what you do on a daily basis to make the world a better place. Something many of us might not think about is how to save energy via your air conditioner. But did you know this system...
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Spring Cleaning: 10 Ways Cleaning Your Home Can Reduce Your Energy Bills

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 20, 2017
Spring Cleaning: 10 Ways Cleaning Your Home Can Reduce Your Energy Bills

The weather is getting warmer. Trees, shrubs, and lawns are coming to life again. As homeowners, this means spring cleaning is just around the corner. For us, this time of year is also an opportunity to evaluate our environmental impact and clean out the things in our home that no longer serve us. Sound appealing?...
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What’s the Best Time to Get My Air Conditioner Serviced?

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 23, 2017
What’s the Best Time to Get My Air Conditioner Serviced?

Proactive Homeowners Get Their A/C Serviced to Prevent Failures on the Hottest Days of Summer, But What’s the Best Time to Have Preventative Maintenance Done? At Homesense we believe an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure. If you came to us by our homepage, you saw that front and center. Once someone...
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Three Things You Didn’t Know About Your Whole House Humidifier

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 22, 2017
Three Things You Didn’t Know About Your Whole House Humidifier

Not Changing Your Humidifier Pad Can Be More Detrimental to Your Furnace Than Not Changing Out Your Air Filter We talk a lot here about the importance of changing out your furnace air filter. But did you know it’s just as important—if not more important—to replace the pad in your whole house humidifier? That’s right! Assuming...
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