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Heating and Cooling FAQs Archive

New to a Heat Pump? What You Need to Know, So You Don’t Freak Out

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 23, 2021
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We’ve compiled our most important tips and answers related to heat pumps. These come from actual customer questions and help homeowners across Central Indiana save money, understand their systems, and be comfortable.  Why More Heat Pumps? More than ever before, homes in the Indianapolis area are using a heat pump combination, rather than a traditional...
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5 things you need to know about heating & cooling

By: Cristina Marroquin-McCall  |  February 11, 2021

  Understanding the intricacies of heating and cooling your home can be a complicated and daunting process. There are a lot of various parts to the system with different names working behind the scenes. At Homesense, we know you want to take the best care of your home. And to do so, there’s just a...
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Indianapolis Furnace Replacement Guide for 2020

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 1, 2020
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While many factors on furnace replacement in central Indiana remain constant year to year, we try to update our thinking each year to provide clearer expectations around process, pricing, and opportunities if you have to replace your furnace this year. Here’s our furnace replacement guide for 2020. Furnace Replacement Guide: The Process Customer expectations are growing...
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Repair Gas Furnace or Replace it? Read This First

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 26, 2018
Repair Gas Furnace or Replace it? Read This FirstRepair Gas Furnace or Replace it? Read This First

Not sure whether you need to replace or repair a gas furnace in your Indianapolis home? We can help guide and prepare you for this home investment. You may be ready if you have dealt with frequent repairs or breakdowns over the last few winters. If you purchased a home this year, you may have...
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How to Heat an Older Home in Indiana

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 5, 2018
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If your preference leans toward character or certain neighborhoods, you may be curious how best to heat an older home. There are many of these gems in Indianapolis from grand Victorians to simple Craftsmans and modest bungalows. Whether you’re fond of a particular architecture or you’ve long admired the established neighborhoods with older homes, these...
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Know When to Call Local HVAC Contractors in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 21, 2018
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Sometimes you know right away when to call Indianapolis HVAC contractors. If you’re a new homeowner or would like to better understand what’s normal and what isn’t, read on. At Homesense in Indianapolis, we strongly believe in education. Whether it’s our technicians, installers, office staff, or customers, we advocate for knowing as much as you...
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HVAC Terms to Know

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 14, 2018
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Whether you’re in the market for a heating and cooling system or not, it’s important to know certain HVAC terms. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the basics. They’ll help you evaluate a future purchase as well as the performance of your current system. In this installment, we’ll break down the meaning behind basics...
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Programmable Thermostat With Wifi Benefits

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 7, 2018
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Have you jumped on the programmable thermostat with wifi wagon yet? Whether you have an old manual dial thermostat or have a basic programmable model, there’s room to grow. Today’s thermostats offer a lot of benefits for your convenience and cost savings in your Indianapolis home. Programmable Thermostat With Wifi Features Wifi Thermostat Settings and...
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HVAC Contractor: Does My Furnace Need One?

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 31, 2018
HVAC Contractor: Does My Furnace Need One?HVAC Contractor: Does My Furnace Need One?

Does my furnace need a repair by an HVAC contractor, or can I do it myself? At Homesense in Indianapolis, we hear questions like these a lot. Let’s review some of the common ones and how to address the issues. We want to educate where we can while we remain available for any of your...
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Your HVAC and Carbon Monoxide Safety

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 17, 2018
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Read on for great HVAC and carbon monoxide safety tips. To preserve safety for your family, you do lots of things – is HVAC maintenance one of them? Our heating and air systems are easy to take for granted. As long as they operate in the background, everyone is comfortable. When they break, things can...
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