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Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

Complicated HVAC Repair in Fishers, Indiana

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 21, 2024

In the heart of Fishers, Indiana, where the weather can fluctuate from sweltering summers to bone-chilling winters, having a reliable HVAC system isn’t just a luxury—it’s a necessity. When it comes to ensuring your home remains comfortable year-round, choosing the right service provider for any HVAC repairs or maintenance is crucial. For Fishers HVAC Repair,...
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Good Questions to ask before your Furnace Installation + A Customer Story

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 20, 2024
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We have a lot of smart customers at Homesense. This isn’t just brown-nosing. It’s the truth.  Most of our customers call us knowing exactly what they expect from their HVAC provider, having researched the internet, consulted friends and family, and read reviews and testimonials of other customers. We love it when our customers have done...
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Keep Your Furnace Working During the Polar Vortex in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 11, 2024

Homeowners and residents of Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers, and the broader Central Indiana area have seen a polar vortex before. But with each time one hits, extremely low temperatures and harsh conditions put your home’s heating system to the test. Our goal is to always arm homeowners with great information to keep them safe and comfortable,...
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Free Second Opinions on Your Furnace in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 20, 2023

As a homeowner in Indianapolis, replacing your furnace is a significant decision that impacts not only your comfort but also your budget and home’s energy efficiency. While it’s tempting to go with the first quote or recommendation you receive, it’s crucial to seek a free second opinion, especially from a reputable company like Homesense Heating...
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Is It Bad to Burn Candles in the House? Candles and Indoor Air Quality [With Pictures]

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 15, 2023

“Is It Bad to Burn Candles in the House?” This question often arises for those who enjoy the ambiance and fragrance that candles provide, but are concerned about their impact on indoor air quality. Understanding the effects of burning candles and how to mitigate potential risks is essential for maintaining a healthy home environment. 1....
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Furnace Replacement in Indianapolis: What Homeowners Should Expect

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 12, 2023
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Updated: Winter 2023 With the bitterly cold weather, furnaces and heat pumps all over Indianapolis are going out requiring replacement. Unfortunately, there are some companies in the heating and cooling industry that use these moments of duress to push equipment that’s either unnecessary or excessively priced. While we appreciate that different firms have different costs...
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Posted in: Heating

What’s That Smell When I Turn On My Furnace for the First Time?

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 8, 2023
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Revised Winter 2023 As the temperature dips for the first time this fall, homeowners across Central Indiana oftentimes smell something funny. Before you call on Homesense for an emergency furnace repair, go through these steps: #1 Don’t Worry It’s very normal that your furnace will have a funny smell the first time you turn it...
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Gas Furnace to Electric Heat Conversion in the Indianapolis Area

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 6, 2023

As the trend towards sustainable and energy-efficient home heating grows along with significant tax incentives in 2023, many Indianapolis residents are considering the transition from traditional gas furnaces to electric heat. Gas furnace to electric heat conversion in the Indianapolis is not just about switching appliances; it’s a commitment to efficiency, environmental responsibility, and potentially,...
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Not All Furnace Maintenance’s Are Created Equal

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 22, 2023
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Revised: Fall 2023 DIY – Do it yourself is big these days.  Understandable.  We’re all trying to stretch our dollars.  While we’re told we’re not in a recession, it seems inflation is still an abiding issue, and therefore our confidence as consumers and homeowners is pretty low.  All that to say I’m all for doing...
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Posted in: Heating

How to Choose a New Heat Pump System in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 20, 2023
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Revised: November 2023  Has recent weather convinced you a new heat pump is in your future? When you’re ready to upgrade or replace your system with a new heat pump system, we want to help you prepare. We’ll review how a new heat pump works, basic terms used to evaluate heat pumps and what constitutes...
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