Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

Before You Replace a Gas Furnace Read This

By: Homesense  |  December 26, 2018
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Think you might need to replace a gas furnace in your Indianapolis home? If you’re not sure, we can help guide and prepare you for this home investment. You may be ready if you have dealt with frequent repairs or breakdowns over the last few winters. If you purchased a home this year, you may...
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Residential Air Conditioning Repair: Everything You Need to Know as an Indianapolis Homeowner

By: Homesense  |  December 21, 2018
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First, let’s review how a standard air conditioning unit works… How Your AC Components Work No matter the size or efficiency rating every AC unit consists of the same essential components: CONDENSER: The outdoor portion of your AC unit and heat pump. It releases and collects heat, depending on the setting and time of year....
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Your Indianapolis Guide to Furnace Repair and Furnace Replacement

By: Homesense  |  December 21, 2018
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At Homesense Heating & Cooling, we understand a furnace repair or furnace replacement can be overwhelming. That’s why we believe in a 360-degree approach and combine your family’s needs, our expertise and your equipment options. Ultimately, we care about the best heating solution for your family. As a result, we train our expert technicians to...
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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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HVAC Maintenance Plans: A Gift that Keeps Giving

By: Homesense  |  December 12, 2018
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HVAC maintenance plans as gifts? If you’re tired of playing “gift card musical chairs” or simply want peace of mind for yourself, HVAC maintenance plans are a great idea. If you’re new to home ownership or have simply never had one, they’re the closest you’ll get to a home mechanicals insurance policy. HVAC Maintenance Plans...
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How to Heat an Older Home in Indiana

By: Homesense  |  December 5, 2018
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If your preference leans toward character or certain neighborhoods, you may be curious how best to heat an older home. There are many of these gems in Indianapolis from grand Victorians to simple Craftsmans and modest bungalows. Whether you’re fond of a particular architecture or you’ve long admired the established neighborhoods with older homes, these...
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How Does Furnace Service Prevent Breakdowns?

By: Homesense  |  November 28, 2018
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Colder temperatures outside mean hot chocolate, heavier sweaters and furnace service. Wait, what? Truly, if you’ve delayed furnace service, now is a great time to schedule it. Winter activities seem to accelerate quickly from the school programs and concerts to holiday gatherings. Knock furnace service off your to-do list and enjoy the season with friends...
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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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HVAC Terms to Know

By: Homesense  |  November 14, 2018
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Whether you’re in the market for a heating and cooling system or not, it’s important to know certain HVAC terms. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the basics. They’ll help you evaluate a future purchase as well as the performance of your current system. In this installment, we’ll break down the meaning behind basics...
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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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