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[Video] What happens if my igniter stops working?

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  January 17, 2022
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  We believe it’s just good sense to understand the basics of your furnace. In this video, Homesense co-owner Brian Schutt talks about the igniter and its important role in the process of your furnace working. The igniter is a small cylinder found in front of your heat exchangers, much like the flame sensor is....
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[Video] What does my flame sensor do?

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  January 3, 2022

  Understanding the parts of your furnace is the first step toward a worry-free winter. The flame sensor plays a very important role in the functioning of your furnace and in keeping you safe. After your system kicks on, the igniter gets the flames going. Gas will then move across your heat exchangers, which in...
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[Video] Why is the blower motor important?

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  December 20, 2021
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  Understanding the various parts of your furnace is the first step toward taking care of your system well. The blower motor is the heart of your furnace and works to pump warm air throughout your house in the winter. In an upflow furnace, it’s on the bottom half and is located behind your control...
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5 Winter HVAC Tips

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  December 13, 2021
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  Winter is here and it’s time to begin considering how to best manage your heating system. By understanding your furnace and following through on a few things you can do as a homeowner, you can ensure a safe and worry-free winter. For more helpful content, follow us on Instagram for our weekly #tuesdaytip and...
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December Deal: 30% off iWave

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  December 1, 2021

  We’re spreading holiday cheer with our December Deal! As winter sets in, it’s a great time to consider adding an air purifier to your system. You’ll be inside more than during the summer and may be hosting more family and friends in your house than normal. For the month of December, install an iWave...
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[Video] An introduction to your furnace

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  November 29, 2021

  As the weather gets colder, we’re going to be turning on our heating systems across the city. While it may seem daunting, understanding the inside of your furnace will help you make the best decisions this winter. Knowing the basics will give you everything you need to take care of your furnace. When it...
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The Homesense Tune-Up Process

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  November 16, 2021
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Like any mechanical system, your HVAC system breaks down over time and needs consistent tune-ups. A tune-up, like an oil change for your car, can help ensure that your systems run longer and smoother. This saves you time, money, and (hopefully) stress. As we’ve outlined in our comprehensive Maintenance Guide, getting seasonal tune-ups on your...
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[Video] How to maintain your furnace

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  November 4, 2021
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  As temperatures fall and heating season begins, make sure to maintain your furnace so that it is in good working order for the Indiana winter. Like changing the oil in your car, consistent maintenance on your furnace is an important step to ensuring the mechanical system continues to work as efficiently as possible. As...
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20% off Aprilaire Whole-Home Humidifiers

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  November 1, 2021

  THIS MONTHLY DEAL CONCLUDED AS OF 12-1-21   Our fall focus on Indoor Air Quality continues with our November Deal: 20% off whole-home humidifiers. Humidity control is an often overlooked but vital part of not only your indoor air quality, but also your overall comfort control. Humidity affects how you perceive temperature (consider the...
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IAQ (indoor air quality) is an important part of your home’s health

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  October 19, 2021
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    IAQ (indoor air quality) is an increasingly hot topic as homeowners consider the health of their home. Post-pandemic, many people are also spending more time working from home. This means making the home safe and healthy is top of mind for everyone. While it’s showing up in the news and culture more, IAQ...
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