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Homesense Hires Brady Wilson at General Manager to Continue Growth

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 21, 2017
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Homesense Heating and Cooling Announces Hiring of Growth Focused General Manager After 7 straight years of growing, Homesense is excited to take the next step by hiring Indiana native Brady Wilson as General Manager. Brady brings to Homesense a wealth of experience inside and outside the industry. The Indiana University graduate is stepping into a...
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How Long Do Furnaces Last?

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 15, 2017
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It’s time for a quick history lesson on furnaces in Indianapolis homes. When I was young, my grandpa would tell me stories about installing a gravity furnace—called that because it did not include a fan. Rather, they just relied on the fact that hot air rises to work. The number of parts making up gravity furnaces could be...
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29 Ways We Show Love to Our Preventative Maintenance Customers

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 14, 2017
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The Homesense Preventative Maintenance Program helps you feel good—in your home and in your mind. It’s February 14 — the day that diapered baby flies around, shooting everyone with those heart-shaped arrows. At Homesense, we don’t think love should be confined to just one day. We like to give it out throughout the year. More...
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3 Ways How to Keep House Warm for 6 More Weeks of Winter

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 2, 2017
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Read on to see our three ways to how to keep your house warm for winter — however long that may be. “Winter, slumbering in the open air, wears on its smiling face a dream… of spring.” – Groundhog Day Sadly, the little rodent, Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow this morning, meaning we’ll be enduring...
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How Much Will a New Furnace Cost in Central Indiana?

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 11, 2017
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Whether you live in Fishers, Westfield, Carmel, Noblesville, Geist, or Indianapolis neighborhoods, gas furnaces can cost anywhere between $2,000 and $6,000. That’s not always an easy dollar figure to swallow, even on the coldest of winter days. But to help you out, here are five things to consider if you’re in the market for a new heating system...
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Consumer Reports: Finding the Best Gas Furnace for Your Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 11, 2017
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Per Consumer Reports furnaces guide, buying a higher efficient furnace can be better for your wallet, as well as the cost of energy prices. When it’s time to replace your old or broken gas furnace, you have many brands and features from which to choose. Which central heating system is the best on the market?...
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Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled due to Fire Risk

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 3, 2017
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5.6 Million Dehumidifiers Sold Between 2003 and 2013 Included One of our goals at Homesense is to keep you informed of HVAC related items that effect your comfort and safety. With the wide-ranging impact of this dehumidifier recall, we wanted to send a special message. This may not impact you, and is specifically for dehumidifiers, taking...
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Two Things to Check First if Furnace Not Heating Your Indianapolis Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 23, 2016
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What You Can Do Before Calling Homesense to Your Cold Home in Fishers, Noblesville, Carmel, Westfield, Zionsville, or Indianapolis All of us at Homesense Heating and Cooling love getting a chance to work with homeowners throughout Central Indiana, but we also love giving some tips on things you can do before giving us a service call. In this...
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The One Thermostat Mistake You May Be Making That’s Hurting Your Furnace

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 20, 2016
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WTHR Channel 13 Asks Homesense How Indianapolis Homeowners Should Best Operate Their Furnace Thermostats It’s always an honor when a local radio or television station reaches out to Homesense Heating and Cooling and asks for some thoughts on the frigid weather hitting the Indianapolis area. During this current blast of cold air, Carrie Cline from...
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Why You Might Consider a Condensing Furnace to Heat Your Indianapolis Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 2, 2016
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While November weather in Indianapolis was the second warmest in recorded history, we know the streak of mild winter weather will run out eventually. It always does. And to keep your house warm this year, we install two types of furnace options in homes across Central Indiana:  (1) the conventional standard efficiency furnace and (2)...
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