Look For These Main Qualities in an HVAC Technician

Look For These Main Qualities in an HVAC Technician

Aside from the house itself and perhaps your automobiles, the HVAC system that keeps your home comfortable year round is your biggest investment. This is the number one reason why choosing a trustworthy and competent HVAC technician is essential for anything from preventative maintenance to minor … [Read more...]

Your Checklist for Back-to-School Maintenance

Your Checklist for Back-to-School Maintenance

You're all set for back-to-school madness are far as your kids are concerned, but have you given any thought as to how you're going to prepare your home? That's right - just like making sure the little tikes are prepared with notebooks, backpacks, and lunch tickets, it's time to focus on the … [Read more...]

Factors Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

Factors Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

The air inside your home can have a big impact on your health if certain pollutants and other irritants are present. It’s important to know the potential sources that can affect your indoor air quality, so you can make sure that you and your family are breathing air that’s as clean and healthy as … [Read more...]

Home Buying: Have an HVAC Inspection by a Pro

Home Buying: Have an HVAC Inspection by a Pro

An HVAC inspection goes well beyond the typical pre-sale evaluation performed by a home inspector. Before making a buying decision about a residence, it makes sense to give particular attention to the status of certain critical systems. In most homes, the cooling and heating system accounts for … [Read more...]

Bring Your Home Into the 21st Century

Bring Your Home Into the 21st Century

One of the best things you can do in your home is to ensure all its systems — HVAC, plumbing and electrical — are continuously upgraded. Whether you intend to stay in your home for your entire life, or you plan to sell it, performing home upgrades designed for the 21st century is a winning strategy. … [Read more...]

Life Hacks: Natural Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Humidity

Life Hacks: Natural Ways to Reduce Your Home's Humidity

With summer well under way in Indiana, you should be well aware of whether your home has a humidity problem. You feel clammy and uncomfortable, you see condensation forming on windows and walls, and your air conditioner has to work harder to cool the home. Excessive humidity is not only … [Read more...]

Tips for Summer Sump Pump Maintenance

Sump Pump Maintenance

Damaging basement flooding makes sump pump maintenance an all-year concern. However, summer storms here in Indiana present a particular potential for basement water inundation. Roof runoff from a heavy rain can deposit hundreds of gallons of water on the ground around the perimeter of the house, … [Read more...]

How Should Copper Pipes Affect Your Home Buying Decision?

How Should Copper Pipes Affect Your Home Buying Decision?

Before you make an offer on an existing house, make sure to ask about copper pipes. The upfront purchase price of a new home is only one relevant figure. You also need to determine if you'll be absorbing the cost of expensive repairs or upgrades in the near future. Though once common in residential … [Read more...]

HVAC Cleaning and Your Home

HVAC Cleaning and Your Home

During the hottest days of an Indianapolis summer, life can get uncomfortable without air conditioning. To make sure you don't find yourself in that situation, make time for a little basic HVAC cleaning to keep your cooling system reliable. Tidy up Outdoors Even if it's covered, your outdoor … [Read more...]

Why Summer Drain Cleaning is Essential

Why Summer Drain Cleaning is Essential

Your plumbing system sees an increase in use over the summer months, so it's important to keep everything working properly by maintaining the drain lines. Scheduling professional drain cleaning this time of year is an effective and hassle-free way to keep wastewater flowing and avoid potential … [Read more...]