What to Know About Dryer Safety

The link between dryer safety and proper dryer ventilation becomes clear almost 3,000 times each year. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, that’s the average number of dryer fires that occur in this country every year. These fires cause about $35 million in property losses and about five … [Read more...]

HVAC Tips: Keep Mosquitoes Out

Effective mosquito repellant techniques can help make the summer less painful and even lower the threat of dangerous diseases. Mosquito bites are associated with transmission of West Nile virus, the Zika virus and viral encephalitis. Outside, keep tall grass and weeds cut down and remove sources of … [Read more...]

Tips to Safeguard Your HVAC from Pests

Taking good care of your Indianapolis home and its HVAC system means that you have to stay vigilante against an array of invading pests. Taking a proactive approach to dealing with home pests can help you avoid costly or downright dangerous situations like: Damaged equipment. Mice, squirrels, … [Read more...]

Limiting the Effect of Animal Damage on Your HVAC

When a wild animal decides your HVAC system looks like the perfect refuge from the snow and driving winds of the Indianapolis winter, expensive animal damage is often the result. With a few preventive measures, you can protect your system and local wildlife. Block Entry Points Mice, squirrels, … [Read more...]

Have You Started to Replace Detectors in Your Home? 

Nothing lasts forever, and your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are no exception. To be sure, these devices last a very long time, and with proper care and maintenance, you should get your money's worth. But when the time comes, be prepared to replace detectors. When to Replace … [Read more...]

What Air Quality Concerns Should You Know This Fall?

The scent of damp earth and chimney smoke bring a comforting atmosphere to the Indianapolis area's chilly falls, but those same scents also pose problems for your indoor air quality. By making time for furnace maintenance, fireplace preparation, and other seasonal jobs, though, you can ensure your … [Read more...]

Your A/C and Natural Disaster Preparation

With the internet making us more aware of events worldwide, it seems natural disasters are happening all the time, everywhere. The truth of the matter is, these catastrophic events are still somewhat rare, and it does not necessarily follow that every city and town will eventually be impacted. What … [Read more...]

Babyproof Your HVAC Unit

Congratulations on your new baby! While you're enjoying the special time before your little one starts crawling and walking, you're probably also busy making safety-focused changes to ensure that your home is baby-friendly. Here are some tips to help you babyproof your HVAC system, since it contains … [Read more...]

Here’s One Fire Hazard You’ve Probably Never Considered

You may have a household fire hazard that you’re not even aware of. Every year, about 3,000 house fires originate in the clothes dryer. Property damage from these fires exceeds $35 million. The culprit in most cases is actually lint. This tiny fibrous material is an inevitable byproduct of drying … [Read more...]

Does Your House Have a Potential Gas Leak?

A natural gas leak can be dangerous and more ways than one. While a gas leak always presents an explosion risk, it can also produce a wide range of side effects that closely resemble those of carbon monoxide poisoning. These symptoms include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headaches and memory … [Read more...]