How to Deal with Water Around A/C Vents

During humid Indiana weather, vent moisture may be noticed while the air conditioner is running. Typically, moisture appearing around HVAC supply vents in individual rooms ranges from subtle wetness you can feel on contact, to obvious dripping, to staining of drywall around the vent opening due to … [Read more...]

Signs That You Have Aging Ductwork

Old ductwork in residences is typically leaky ductwork. Studies have shown that many existing residences have ducts that leak at rates exceeding recommended standards. Before a new furnace or A/C is installed, in many locales building codes now require existing ductwork to be pressure-tested to … [Read more...]

How to Quiet Those Noisy Air Vents

Noisy air vents are a problem for many homeowners. Depending on the cause, you may be able to fix the problem yourself. Here's a checklist to help you determine if it's a quick fix or if you should call an HVAC professional. Has the problem been ongoing or is it new? If you've had noisy air … [Read more...]

Things to Know About Return Air Ducts

To deal efficiently with the chilly Indianapolis winters and humid summers, your heating and cooling system needs an optimally designed duct system. Return air ducts are a critical part of that system, but they're often overlooked. The Purpose of Return Ducts Your duct system consists of … [Read more...]

Tight Ducts Keep the Heat in Your Home Where it Belongs

Annual furnace maintenance is relatively easy to remember whereas ductwork tends to be overlooked. Here are some ways to recognize whether or not your heating system has tight ducts: Unevenly Heated Rooms Air not be circulating properly through ductwork. Make sure air can flow freely around … [Read more...]

How to Know if It’s Time to Replace Your Ductwork

Your home's ductwork plays a vital role for keeping your home comfortable and energy bills within reason. The ducts also affect indoor air quality, for better or for worse, which should be of importance to you if anyone in your home suffers respiratory ailments or if you use combustion … [Read more...]

Install Insulation in These Areas to Improve Home Comfort

If you only do one fall maintenance project this year, make sure your home is well insulated. You'll save energy, boost comfort, and protect valuable home systems. Use these tips to upgrade home insulation in your Indianapolis area dwelling. Attic Insulation Unfinished attics lacking … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Dealing with Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home

Hot and cold spots can add up to an indoor environment that’s never completely comfortable anywhere. HVAC systems are designed and installed to keep temperatures consistent no matter what room you’re in or how far away it’s located from the central air conditioner or furnace. Once you rule out the … [Read more...]

Have a Professional Inspect the HVAC System Before You Buy a New Home

If you're like most other home buyers, you wouldn't consider purchasing a newly built or existing home without having an inspection performed. The inspection report provides vital details about the condition of structural components like the roof, foundation, windows and doors, as well as whether … [Read more...]

A Zoning System Can Improve the Comfort of Your Home

Just as individual homes may have different heating and cooling needs, separate areas within a single home can also experience differences in temperature. Structural features such as multiple levels, location and number of windows affect temperature, as do activities performed within various areas. … [Read more...]