Air Filters: Types & Differentiating Factors

HVAC systems have air filters that trap particles, such as pollutants and allergens, to stop them from spreading throughout homes. These filters help improve your indoor air quality, so it’s important to make sure you get the right one for your Indianapolis home....

What Are the Biggest HVAC Changes from the Last 5 Years?

In 1965, 10 percent of homes in the U.S. had air conditioning. By 2007, that number was up to 86 percent. A lot has changed in that time. HVAC systems are now easier to use, provide better comfort, and use less energy. The technology has advanced considerably, even...

Babyproofing Steps for Your Home and HVAC

If you haven’t yet made sure that your Indiana home’s HVAC system is babyproofed, this is a good time to do so. Your newborn might not be old enough to crawl or walk around at this time, but you’ll need to start worrying about injuries and other accidents once that...

Home Water Hardness & Its Impact on Plumbing

The Indianapolis region has water hardness levels that reach well into the classification for very hard water. As a consequence, Indianapolis homeowners face slow water flow, easily clogged sinks and reduced appliance life. Any water that has more than 180 parts per...

The Effects of Dust on Indoor Air Quality

When dust accumulates inside your Indianapolis home, you can end up dealing with allergic reactions and other health issues. Having dust on surfaces and in the air contributes to a lower indoor air quality (IAQ) in your home. You can improve your home’s IAQ with your...

5 Reasons to Install Expansion Tanks

The volume of water inside your water heater increases as it’s heated. In old plumbing systems, this expanding water would push some water outside your house and back into the main city supply where it came from. Due to plumbing code changes, cities nowadays...

How to Choose the Right Swamp Cooler

Your A/C is vital on hot days. It’s also one of the biggest consumers of energy in your home. How do you keep your home comfortable in the summer without spending a fortune in cooling bills? One option may be to replace your A/C with a swamp cooler. Here’s...

Comparing Options: Radiant Heat vs. Furnace for the Home

To stay comfortable in the frigid winter temperatures in the Indianapolis area, you’ll need a system that can meet your heating demands competently. The options you can choose from can be a little overwhelming. Here’s a radiant heat vs furnace comparison...

Home Comfort Like Never Before: Dehumidifier Benefits

Indianapolis summers can be hot and steamy. High humidity is therefore prevalent in many local homes. In general, the HVAC system should be able to keep humidity at a reasonable level, say, below 50 percent. Otherwise, when humidity rises, you may experience problems...