Heating Archive

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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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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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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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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Cracked Heat Exchanger Diagnosis For Your Furnace in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 15, 2023
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Updated: Fall of 2023 Chances are if you’re reading this, you’ve had a technician out to your home for a furnace repair and you’ve been told there’s a crack heat exchanger in your furnace. First off, you need to know what heat exchangers do in your furnace. As we discuss in the video below, this...
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Furnace Care Tips for Indianapolis This Fall

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 9, 2023
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As the vibrant foliage of fall blankets Indianapolis, it’s crucial for homeowners to turn their attention to their furnaces. After a long, warm summer, your heating system may need some TLC to ensure it functions smoothly during the colder months. Here are the most common furnace issues you might encounter in Indianapolis this fall and...
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Signs Your Furnace Needs Repair

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 30, 2023

As fall weather brings the cold to Indianapolis, a dependable furnace is essential over the coming months. Ensuring your furnace is in top shape not only guarantees warmth but can also prevent costly repairs down the road. Wondering if your furnace might be signaling a repair call? We’ve put together a list of 10 things...
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Your Guide to Buying a Furnace in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 19, 2023

Revised: Fall 2023 While it’s technically still summer, the fall weather is here. And while it may not feel cold like the winter yet, you know those days are coming — they always do in the Indianapolis area. If you know you’ll be in the market for replacing your furnace this year — or if...
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