Your A/C and Natural Disaster Preparation

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

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...]

Why You Should Change Your Air Filters Now

Why You Should Change Your Air Filters Now

Most likely the warm weather won't be around much longer; soon we'll see the seasons transitioning, with cooling breezes and falling leaves. Regardless of the season, however, your HVAC system always requires a filter change. Although you may not run the A/C as much as you run the furnace in our … [Read more...]

How Fallen Leaves Affect Your HVAC System

How Fallen Leaves Affect Your HVAC System

Autumn can bring gorgeous colors to our trees here in Indiana, but fallen leaves can also create some problems for homeowners. Like other kinds of yard debris, leaves pose a hazard to your HVAC equipment. Here are the most common issues and how to prevent them: Problems Fallen Leaves Can … [Read more...]

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

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?

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...]

Volatile Organic Compounds Can Affect IAQ

Volatile Organic Compounds Can Affect IAQ

The average American home is full of airborne particulates that adversely affect our health. These pollutants derive from a variety of sources, ranging from the dirt particles we bring in on our shoes, to plant pollen that drifts in on our clothing, to far more serious pollutants known as volatile … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for Winter Power Outages?

Are You Ready for Winter Power Outages?

It's stressful when winter weather causes a power outage, and there's no way to predict how long you'll be without necessities like lights, heat, hot water, drinking water and the means to cook food. Taking the following steps now can help you reduce your stress level when an outage occurs, and keep … [Read more...]

How Dangerous is a Space Heater?

How Dangerous is a Space Heater?

A space heater offers a quick, convenient and energy-efficient way to keep your room warm and comfortable. However, it can also be as dangerous as it is helpful, with space heaters being linked to over 25,000 house fires and 6,000 emergency room visits each year. Space heaters are often available … [Read more...]

Winter Safety Precautions for Your Brownsburg Home

Winter Safety Precautions for Your Brownsburg Home

We take winter seriously here in Indianapolis, making sure we're ready to withstand the worst when it comes to plunging temperatures and icy road conditions. So when you're sitting down to list and prioritize your chilly season chores, chief among them should be prepping for winter home safety. Why … [Read more...]