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How to Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 18, 2017
How to Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Frigid temps mean our heating systems are working overtime. This also means homeowners should be aware of potential dangers with their heating system — including carbon monoxide leaks, which are hard to detect without special alarms. Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is produced any time gas is being used, and it...
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Top Rated Heating And Cooling Company in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 15, 2017
Top Rated Heating And Cooling Company in Indianapolis

At Homesense, we believe in creating a refreshingly different customer experience in Indianapolis area heating and cooling. While our belief and commitment to that is fantastic, we know that it means very little unless our customers also believe we are executing on that promise. Across all venues, we believe Homesense stacks up above all competition...
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Is This the Last Winter for Your Home Furnace?

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 5, 2017
Is This the Last Winter for Your Home Furnace?

When preparing for the winter months this year, take special note of the condition of your furnace. After many years of keeping your house warm, your furnace will eventually end up beyond repair and need to be replaced. It’s important to start learning now about your options for replacing your heating system now. That way,...
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Posted in: Heating

Homesense on WTHR: Tips to Keep Your Home Warm for Less

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 2, 2017
Homesense on WTHR: Tips to Keep Your Home Warm for Less

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — We’ve already seen near-freezing temperatures this season—an unfriendly reminder that winter is on its way. It’s time to consider the most efficient ways to heat your home, and your thermostat is a very important part of the process. The age of it, how you manage it, even the location of it in...
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Posted in: Heating, News

Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare Your House for Cold Temps

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 15, 2017
Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare Your House for Cold Temps

As the cold weather approaches, it is imperative that you take a weekend or two to prepare your home for winter. That’s why we’ve created the ultimate home winterizing checklist. These tasks can be done inexpensively for the most part, but may require a professional to come in and inspect. We separated the checklist into...
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Posted in: Heating

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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Posted in: Air Conditioning

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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