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Heating and Cooling FAQs Archive

What is a Variable Speed Furnace?

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 13, 2017
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Many Indianapolis area homeowners have never bought a new comfort system for their home. In trying to figure out what is going to be best, you are going to hear about a variable speed furnace fan. The fan or blower in question is the fan that provides airflow to all the registers in your home...
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What’s That Smell When I Turn On My Furnace for the First Time?

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 8, 2017
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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 very...
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How to Choose a Furnace Filter for Your Indianapolis Area Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 8, 2016
How to Choose a Furnace Filter for Your Indianapolis Area HomeHow to Choose a Furnace Filter for Your Indianapolis Area Home

It’s time to change the filter in your furnace. You walk in heroically, passing aisle after aisle of unneeded tools and gadgets on a mission to the back of the hardware store. There you’re met by a wall filled with thin cardboard boxes, filed on shelves that extend as far as the eye can see. You thought...
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Cleaning A/C Unit and Other Spring Cleaning Tips

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 23, 2016
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It’s that time! The madness of being stuck somewhere winter and spring. No matter where you’re located in or around Indianapolis, here’s our quick list to help you prepare your house for the warm weather ahead — obviously including our tips on cleaning A/C unit: 1. Check Roof Look for missing shingles, leaks, or any...
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Homesense: HVAC Services in Indianapolis Focused on Humanity

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 25, 2016
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At Our Core, We Believe in Caring Deeply About Each Individual We Serve, That’s HVAC Service With Humanity I’m kind of a business book junkie. Since college, I’ve poured through books that breakdown successful companies, successful leaders, and successful strategies to create, build and improve businesses. But now, almost seven years into owning my own business, I feel...
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No Heat in Indianapolis? 4 Common Reasons for Your Broken Furnace

By: Joe Dudeck  |  February 11, 2016
No Heat in Indianapolis? 4 Common Reasons for Your Broken FurnaceNo Heat in Indianapolis? 4 Common Reasons for Your Broken Furnace

“I have a broken furnace! Please help!” That may sound a bit overdramatic, but we get these frantic phone calls a lot this time of year. Maybe you’ve made those calls before? It’s the call of desperation. The anxious cry for help that rises out of uncertainty. The fear of the unknown. Your heat’s not working....
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Your Guide to Buying a Furnace in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 22, 2015
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Tomorrow marks the first official day of fall. And while it may not feel cold, or even brisk yet, you know those days are coming. They always do in Indianapolis and the surrounding suburbs. If you know you’ll be in the market for buying a furnace this year — or if you’re reading this after your old furnace...
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3 Tests for an Air Conditioner Freon Leak

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 6, 2015
3 Tests for an Air Conditioner Freon Leak3 Tests for an Air Conditioner Freon Leak

Updated on 07/02/2019 An air conditioner freon leak is no laughing matter. Refrigerants are a key component of to any cooling system. Without it, your air conditioning system can’t produce the cool air that we Hoosiers so desperately rely on year round. Read on to see how to check for freon leak in home AC. Why...
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3 Ways Indianapolis HVAC Contractors Are Not Created Equal

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 26, 2015
3 Ways Indianapolis HVAC Contractors Are Not Created Equal3 Ways Indianapolis HVAC Contractors Are Not Created Equal

Finding a high quality Indianapolis HVAC contractor is difficult. Read on for more information on finding the best heating and cooling supplier in Indy. Since starting our HVAC firm in Indianapolis about six years ago, I’ve learned minutia I never thought I’d care about in my life. As a strategist, I’m tempted to stay in the big...
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The Top 3 Questions to Ask Your HVAC Company

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 15, 2015
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As summer quickly approaches and air conditioners all across Indianapolis get turned on for the first time in months, homeowners will be faced with tough decisions on major repairs and replacements. While sites like Yelp, Google Local, and Angie’s List provide a great filter on which HVAC company in Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, Westfield, Broad Ripple, etc., are...
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