Air Conditioning Archive

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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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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Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled due to Fire Risk

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 3, 2017
Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled due to Fire Risk

5.6 Million Dehumidifiers Sold Between 2003 and 2013 Included One of our goals at Homesense is to keep you informed of HVAC related items that effect your comfort and safety. With the wide-ranging impact of this dehumidifier recall, we wanted to send a special message. This may not impact you, and is specifically for dehumidifiers, taking...
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What the Department of Energy Thinks About Your Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 2, 2016
What the Department of Energy Thinks About Your Air Conditioner

If you’ve spent more than five minutes rolling through our website, you’ve likely discovered that we’re strong believers that regular maintenance on your HVAC system can keep it running smoothly and efficiently throughout the year. Why We Believe in Preventative Maintenance on Your HVAC System We often compare it to your automobile that needs regular inspections and...
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Homesense HVAC Service Technician Wins Yelp Service Award

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 25, 2016
Homesense HVAC Service Technician Wins Yelp Service Award

Earlier this summer, Homesense Heating and Cooling Service Technician Dustin Cover received the Customer Service Award from Yelp, a crowd-sourced, local business reviews website. Winners were selected by trends in reviews posted on the business, such as the number of times the name of a particular staff member or “great customer service” were mentioned. And here’s the Yelp Review by Kelly...
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Hail Damage and Your Air Conditioner: What You Need to Know

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 20, 2016
Hail Damage and Your Air Conditioner: What You Need to Know

If you were like me yesterday morning, you woke up at 3:00 a.m. to pretty significant thunderstorms rolling through Central Indiana. Wind gusts approaching 100 mph, torrential rain, and—most importantly to your air conditioner—hail stones up to an inch in diameter. We all know the damage hailstones can do to our cars, roofs, and gutters....
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Don’t Get Frozen by the Wrong-Sized Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 18, 2016
Don’t Get Frozen by the Wrong-Sized Air Conditioner

A few weeks back, we shared in this space why a frozen air conditioner isn’t so cool for your home or your budget. There, we focused on potential issues within the unit that might cause a condenser to freeze. But as the good guys at Ask This Old House point out in the video below,...
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