Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

One Customer’s Story: The Mayes Family

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 18, 2016
One Customer’s Story: The Mayes Family

As much as we like to geek out about air handlers, condensers, SEER ratings, and zoning systems, we know our business revolves around real, live people. You—our customers and soon-to-be-customers—and the real-life experiences that bring us together. Here is one such story of a recent Homesense customer:  The Mayes Family. 1. What heating/cooling issues were...
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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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Homesense Service Technicians Get Heat Exchanger Expert Training

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 27, 2016
Homesense Service Technicians Get Heat Exchanger Expert Training

Homesense Technicians Now Trained to Address Cracked Heat Exchangers, Which Can Cause Health Issues in Indianapolis Homes During the winter months, our risk of high carbon monoxide levels in our homes increases, as we use more and more gas appliances that create the odorless gas through a combustion process. And as a result, we run a higher risk of some...
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How We Find the Best HVAC Talent in the Indianapolis Area

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 17, 2016
How We Find the Best HVAC Talent in the Indianapolis Area

At Homesense, we take a lot of pride in the integrity of our staff. You’ll find it first in our Heart of Homesense core values: Be honest. Integrity is paramount to us. Our yes means yes and our no means no, always. Of course, we know that many companies talk about integrity—and like us, even place...
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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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Fox 59 Asks Homesense How Indianapolis Homeowners Can Keep Air Conditioner Running

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 14, 2016
Fox 59 Asks Homesense How Indianapolis Homeowners Can Keep Air Conditioner Running

Contrary to popular belief, we don’t pray for sweltering heat to come through the Indianapolis area. But there’s also no denying that rising temperatures means rising service calls. Aishah Hasnie of FOX59 WXIN-TV talked with us about the recent influx of air conditioning service calls—due in large part to the sweltering heat and some part to...
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CBS4 WTTV-TV to Homesense: How to Stay Cool in Indianapolis Heat Wave?

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 18, 2016
CBS4 WTTV-TV to Homesense:  How to Stay Cool in Indianapolis Heat Wave?

It’s not technically summer yet, but try telling that to air conditioners around the Indianapolis area. We’re presently in the midst of a summer heat wave, pushing all A/C units to their maximum capacity. And many Indy homeowners are hoping and praying their systems keep working through the warmth. We were privileged to share some tips...
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