Indoor Air Quality Archive

Ductless Heating for a Cozy Indianapolis Winter

By: Homesense  |  December 19, 2018
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You may be familiar with ductless heating, or mini-split heat pumps. Maybe you’ve heard of ductless units as replacements for noisy, inefficient window AC units. Another common perception is they heat but not enough for our Indianapolis winters. We have great news for you! Ductless heating technology continues to make great strides for today’s home...
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Know When to Call Indianapolis HVAC Contractors

By: Homesense  |  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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Programmable and Wi-Fi Thermostat Benefits

By: Homesense  |  November 7, 2018
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Have you jumped on the Wi-Fi thermostat 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 and Wi-Fi Thermostat Features Settings and Modes The most basic...
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HVAC Maintenance and Carbon Monoxide Safety

By: Homesense  |  October 17, 2018
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Precautions You Can Take for Your Indianapolis Home 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 get stressful....
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Heating and Air Preparations for Indianapolis Winters

By: Homesense  |  October 10, 2018
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Winter in Indianapolis is filled with fun activities – are heating and air preparations one of them? If you answered no, let us explain. If your HVAC unit isn’t ready to heat your home this winter, it makes many fun holiday traditions impossible. Whether you have an air conditioner and furnace or a heat pump,...
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HVAC Service Fights Fall Allergens

By: Homesense  |  September 17, 2018
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There’s so much to love about fall – the colorful leaves, the pumpkin spice everything and how HVAC service fights our fall allergens. Truthfully, if you’re one of the many Indianapolis residents living with allergies, asthma, COPD or other respiratory conditions, HVAC service can improve your indoor air quality. How does regular heating and air...
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Home Air Health Tips + Tricks for Pet Owners

By: Brian Schutt  |  May 8, 2018
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Most people who suffer from animal allergies aren’t allergic to an animal’s’ hair, but rather its dander. Pet dander specifically consists of tiny flakes of skin on animals with fur or feathers. It can have serious negative effects on you and your home’s air quality, if not properly controlled. If trapped inside your home’s HVAC...
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Celebrate Earth Day by Reducing Energy Use at Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 20, 2018
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Earth Day is upon us. While we strive to be energy efficient year-round, this is a good reminder to look for ways you can reduce energy and bills this spring. Get a jumpstart on spring cleaning, and follow these tips to save money and show our planet some extra love this Earth Day. Upgrade to...
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Homesense Adds Duct Cleaning to List of Services

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 21, 2018
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Specialization is important to us. While many in our industry jump into plumbing or electrical work because it’s “good for business”, we’ve always been hesitant to stray from our core competency. But after significant research into indoor air health, and at the request of hundreds of clients over the years, we have decided to invest...
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Five Tips for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality – Lowering VOCs

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 13, 2018
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In February, the Science journal released a study finding that volatile chemical products — such as pesticides, coatings, printing inks, adhesives, cleaning agents and personal care products — now make up half of fossil fuel VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions. This is a big deal because VOCs are found consistently higher indoors than outdoors and...
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