Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

How to Choose a New Heat Pump in Indianapolis

By: Homesense  |  February 13, 2019
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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, 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 good warranty coverage. Review:...
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Indianapolis Homeowners Ask: Should I Replace My Furnace and Air Conditioner at the Same Time??

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 11, 2019
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Many Indianapolis homeowners with a broken furnace face the question of whether they should replace the furnace and air conditioner at the same time. Part of the difficulty in the question is many heating and air conditioning systems are set up differently. However, there are some consistent factors we’ll explore here: 1st Factor Whether to...
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Is Heating and Cooling Duct Cleaning Worth it for Indianapolis Homes?

By: Homesense  |  February 6, 2019
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You may see a coupon or a neighbor mentions it – is heating and cooling duct cleaning a real thing and worth your time? Let’s go over the reasons to do it, how often it should be done and what else you can do to improve the air inside your home. Why Should Homeowners Schedule...
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How Much Does a New Furnace Cost in Indianapolis?

By: Homesense  |  February 1, 2019
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As HVAC contractors in Indianapolis, we frequently field questions from homeowners who want to know, how much does a new furnace cost? It’s not a simple question to answer because there are several factors involved. In this blog, we review the considerations for a new furnace cost as well as the cost of not investing...
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No Such Thing As A Free Furnace in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 29, 2019
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Behind the Scenes: The Mythical Free Furnace Advertisement Doesn’t Really Exist One of the things that is most frustrating since joining the heating and cooling industry is running up against outright shady tactics from competition. Open up almost any money mailer or newspaper and you’ll see advertisements claiming giveaways or things free when with a...
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Buyer’s Guide: Gas Furnace Models Best for Indianapolis Homes

By: Homesense  |  January 23, 2019
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One of the most popular ways to heat Indianapolis homes remains a gas furnace. We’re excited to share some of our favorites with you if you are in the market for a new gas furnace, or feel you could benefit from an upgrade. Not sure? If your furnace makes strange noises or produces odd odors,...
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Indianapolis Furnace Preparedness For A Big Snow

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 18, 2019
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3 Steps to Protect Your Furnace and Stay Warm as Big Snow is Predicted for Indianapolis Weatherfolks are prediciting up to a foot of snow in Indianapolis this weekend. What’s that mean for you? Well if you regress to the mean, it means you’re probably stocking up on break and milk (still can’t figure that...
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Does Your Indianapolis Heating and Air System Prevent Indoor Air Pollutants?

By: Homesense  |  January 16, 2019
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It’s easy to forget about your heating and air if it’s working. But, did you know indoor air is often two to five times more polluted than the air outdoors? What if we told you your heating and air system can improve the air in your home? Let’s review the facts about common indoor pollutants,...
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Is a High-Efficiency Furnace Worth It in My Indianapolis Home?

By: Homesense  |  January 9, 2019
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As a homeowner, it’s important to save money where you can, so many Indianapolis residents want to know if an upgrade to a high-efficiency furnace is worth the investment. At Homesense, we are privileged to visit many homes in Central Indiana. There is a wide variety of construction styles and ages of the homes we...
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Does Your Indianapolis Furnace “Short Cycle?”

By: Homesense  |  January 2, 2019
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Whether it’s your furnace or your air conditioner, short cycling is a problem for many Central Indiana home and business owners. If you’re unfamiliar, short cycling is an HVAC term used to describe a scenario when heating and cooling equipment turns on and off too frequently. A cycle is the length of time the system...
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