Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

5 Bad Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Habits to Avoid in 2018

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 11, 2018
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While we’re still in the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, we wanted to provide you with five of the worst HVAC habits we see in a lot of our clients and offer tips on how to break them in 2018. By reversing these five bad habits, you will be well on your way to saving...
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Channel 6: Get a Second Opinion on Furnace Repairs

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 23, 2017
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With temperatures dropping, Channel 6 reached out to us to find out what insider recommendations we could give to homeowners in Central Indiana. A few highlights from our conversation that weren’t included in the video: Be wary of a repair technician that says you “have to replace your furnace”. Anything can be fixed and it’s...
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How to Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 18, 2017
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Frigid temps mean our heating systems are working overtime. This also means homeowners should be aware of potential dangers with their heating system — including carbon monoxide leaks, which are hard to detect without special alarms. Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is produced any time gas is being used, and it...
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Top Rated Heating And Cooling Company in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 15, 2017
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At Homesense, we believe in creating a refreshingly different customer experience in Indianapolis area heating and cooling. While our belief and commitment to that is fantastic, we know that it means very little unless our customers also believe we are executing on that promise. Across all venues, we believe Homesense stacks up above all competition...
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What is a Variable Speed Blower in a Furnace?

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 13, 2017
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Many Indianapolis area homeowners have never bought a new comfort system for their home. In trying to figure out what is going to be best, you are going to hear about a variable speed furnace fan. The fan or blower in question is the fan that provides airflow to all the registers in your home...
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Is This the Last Winter for Your Home Furnace?

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 5, 2017
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When preparing for the winter months this year, take special note of the condition of your furnace. After many years of keeping your house warm, your furnace will eventually end up beyond repair and need to be replaced. It’s important to start learning now about your options for replacing your heating system now. That way,...
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Homesense on WTHR: Tips to Keep Your Home Warm for Less

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 2, 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — We’ve already seen near-freezing temperatures this season—an unfriendly reminder that winter is on its way. It’s time to consider the most efficient ways to heat your home, and your thermostat is a very important part of the process. The age of it, how you manage it, even the location of it in...
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Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare Your House for Cold Temps

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 15, 2017
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As the cold weather approaches, it is imperative that you take a weekend or two to prepare your home for winter. That’s why we’ve created the ultimate home winterizing checklist. These tasks can be done inexpensively for the most part, but may require a professional to come in and inspect. We separated the checklist into...
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4 Benefits of a Whole House Humidifier

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 12, 2017
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Balancing the humidity levels in your home is a very simple and important thing to do. Having too much moisture in the air can cause mold and mildew to grow in wet areas and attract unwanted insects and other creatures into your home. Not enough moisture in the air can cause health issues, damage your...
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The Busy Homeowner’s End-of-Summer Home Checklist

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 19, 2017
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The changing of the seasons brings a new list of home maintenance tasks. As we near the end of summer, a little bit of cleaning and some minor repairs around the house will go a long way. Prepare for the upcoming cooler temps and winter weather by following this ultimate end-of-summer home checklist: 1. Clean...
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