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Heating Archive

The Agony of Defeat: A Furnace Replacement Loss

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 15, 2010

You might be surprised to hear this, but every customer that calls us doesn’t end up using us for their heating and air conditioning needs.  < Pause for jaw dropping/spit take>  Now that you’ve had time to collect yourself, let me explain this one, and why it’s a loss that’s tough to take. First, this prospect was...
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Indianapolis Rental Property HVAC Specialists

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 13, 2010

With the real estate bubble bursting over the last few years, rental properties have surged.  First, these former owners can no longer get a mortgage.  Secondly, these former owner occupied homes no longer have owners.  This combo means more homes are empty and more people need homes. As you might imagine, these places aren’t always...
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Heating Service Call in Carmel, Indiana

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 9, 2010

Homesense was called to give a second opinion recently, and good thing we were. See the difference we made for one Carmel resident.

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Money Savings Tips for Indianapolis (Part 2)

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 8, 2010

Yesterday we looked at a few areas that can help save money heating your home in the Indianapolis area this winter.  Today we’ll continue that theme by talking about how to better use the heat you have, and using technology to add efficiency.  There’s no silver bullet out there, but if you combine these ideas...
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Money Savings Tips for Indianapolis this Winter

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 7, 2010

In case the last few days weren’t a clear message, it’s winter in Indianapolis.  I love this city, don’t get me wrong.  But central Indiana is not blessed with a climate that eases in, it comes like a swift smack to the face.  Coupled with the Colts injuries, this could end up being a long,...
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Furnace Replacement in Indianapolis (Part III): Efficiency Options

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 3, 2010

To continue our trip into the glorious world of furnaces, and what all you Indy area readers should do should the worst case scenario become a reality, we are looking at the efficiency options available for furnaces and how they can save you money.  If you missed parts 1 and 2, we talked about the...
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Furnace Replacement Options Indianapolis (Part II): Brand Shopping

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 30, 2010

So we setup the furnace replacement scenario in our previous post, but as a recap: family cold, furnace broken, minimal time to decide, expensive purchase. Today’s we’re going to dive into the brands available in Indianapolis, the strengths and weaknesses, and what might be a good fit for you. Some of the main brands you’ll...
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Furnace Replacement Options in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 27, 2010

Your heat has gone out.  You’ve piled on the blankets.  You have the fire going strong and the oven is open.  You search Google for “Furnace repair Indianapolis” and call the closest company to your home.  They give you the news you don’t want to hear, your old furnace is going to be almost as...
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Not All Furnace Maintenance’s Are Created Equal

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 12, 2010

Do it yourself is big these days.  Understandable.  We’re all trying to stretch our dollars.  While we’re told the recession is officially over, it seems employment is still lagging behind, and therefore our confidence as consumers and homeowners is pretty low.  I say all that to say I’m all for doing things yourself. However, I’ve...
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What Is a Heat Pump Exactly?

By: Brian Schutt  |  May 28, 2010

If you’re a homeowner and you’re anything like me, you have no clue what a heat pump is.  You might think something called a heat pump solely pumps heat.  If you think that, you’d be wrong.  Homesense’s Operations Manager, Jesse Cross, explains: A Heat Pump looks exactly like an outdoor A/C condenser. The difference is...
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