Heating and Cooling FAQs Archive

The Pros and Cons of Continuously Running Your HVAC Fan

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 3, 2016
The Pros and Cons of Continuously Running Your HVAC Fan

“Should I set my HVAC fan to auto or on” is a question we commonly receive from Homesense customers. It’s a debated topic throughout the industry, so we’re going to give you the pros, the cons, and our recommendation. Setting Your HVAC Fan to “ON” When you set your fan to “ON,” you’re telling it...
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How to Select a Furnace Filter for Your Indianapolis Area Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 8, 2016
How to Select a Furnace Filter for Your Indianapolis Area Home

You walk in heroically, passing aisle after aisle of unneeded tools and gadgets on a mission to the back of the hardware store. There you’re met by a wall filled with thin cardboard boxes, filed on shelves that extend as far as the eye can see. You thought it was going to be one of those in-and-out...
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Your Sweet 16 Homesense Tips for Spring

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 23, 2016
Your Sweet 16 Homesense Tips for Spring

It’s that time! The madness of being stuck somewhere winter and spring. No matter where you’re located in or around Indianapolis, here’s our quick list to help you prepare your house for the warm weather ahead: 1. Check Roof Look for missing shingles, leaks, or any other issues. Anxious to climb on your roof? Reach...
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Homesense: HVAC Services in Indianapolis Focused on Humanity

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 25, 2016
Homesense: HVAC Services in Indianapolis Focused on Humanity

At Our Core, We Believe in Caring Deeply About Each Individual We Serve, That’s HVAC Service With Humanity I’m kind of a business book junkie. Since college, I’ve poured through books that breakdown successful companies, successful leaders, and successful strategies to create, build and improve businesses. But now, almost seven years into owning my own business, I feel...
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No Heat in Indianapolis? 4 Common Reasons for Your Broken Furnace

By: Joe Dudeck  |  February 11, 2016
No Heat in Indianapolis? 4 Common Reasons for Your Broken Furnace

“My furnace is out! Please help!” That may sound a bit overdramatic, but we get these frantic phone calls a lot this time of year. Maybe you’ve made those calls before? It’s the call of desperation. The anxious cry for help that rises out of uncertainty. The fear of the unknown. Your heat’s not working....
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Your Guide to Buying a Furnace in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 22, 2015
Your Guide to Buying a Furnace in Indianapolis

Keep these 5 points in mind when shopping for a new furnace in the Indianapolis area Tomorrow marks the first official day of fall. And while it may not feel cold, or even brisk yet, you know those days are coming. They always do in Indianapolis and the surrounding suburbs. If you know you’ll be in...
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Indianapolis HVAC FAQ – Should I Replace Furnace At The Same Time of Replacing Air Conditioner?

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 11, 2015
Indianapolis HVAC FAQ – Should I Replace Furnace At The Same Time of Replacing Air Conditioner?

Replacing a Furnace Along With an Air Conditioner Can Make Sense (Sometimes) With the hottest days of summer ahead of us, many homeowners across Indianapolis will have to replace their air conditioning systems. One of the most consistent questions we receive from homeowners across the Indianapolis area when a new A/C is required is, do...
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3 Tests for Air Conditioner Refrigerant Leaks

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 6, 2015
3 Tests for Air Conditioner Refrigerant Leaks

What to Do When Your Air Conditioner has Refrigerant Leaks Your aging air conditioner has frozen up, and your HVAC technician just diagnosed a refrigerant leak in the system. Now what? When this situation arises for our Homesense clients, we don’t recommend that more expensive refrigerant be dumped into a system with known leaks, even though they do often...
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3 Ways Indianapolis HVAC Contractors Are Not Created Equal

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 26, 2015
3 Ways Indianapolis HVAC Contractors Are Not Created Equal

Attention to small details in HVAC can make or break the performance and longevity of your HVAC system in Indianapolis. Since starting our HVAC firm in Indianapolis about six years ago, I’ve learned minutia I never thought I’d care about in my life. As a strategist, I’m tempted to stay in the big picture space. As a...
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The Top 3 Questions to Ask Your HVAC Company

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 15, 2015
The Top 3 Questions to Ask Your HVAC Company

Best Questions to Ensure You Get the Best HVAC Service in Indianapolis As summer quickly approaches and air conditioners all across Indianapolis get turned on for the first time in months, homeowners will be faced with tough decisions on major repairs and replacements. While sites like Yelp, Google Local, and Angie’s List provide a great filter on...
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