Best Workouts For At Home
Sweat It Out in Comfort It is the start of a new year and a new decade. Everywhere people are talking about their resolutions and goals for the year. You want to get your mom/dad bod back in better shape and to overall live a healthier lifestyle. No one is talking about abs of steel, […]
Winter Resolutions For HVAC, Plumbing, & Electrical
The holidays are over, but the cold and often dismal weather is here to stay. Some of us want to sit on the couch in front of a fire, drink in hand, watching TV, but some of us are all about a New Year and improving our lives. So, what about your home? What projects […]
How to Keep Your Electric Bill Down In The Winter
Hoosiers know that heating their homes in the winter can lead to huge electric and gas bills. With the added costs of buying gifts, travel, and everything else that goes into creating a memorable holiday for your family, you might be looking to cut unnecessary costs to conserve your funds. Here are a few tips […]
Prepping Your Pipes for the Winter Weather
Winters in Indiana can be harsh. Below freezing temperatures are hard on everyone, but winter’s effects aren’t limited to your fingers, toes and nose: freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your plumbing. Damage from frozen and burst pipes can cost thousands of dollars, and the repair costs aren’t always covered by homeowner’s insurance. To avoid […]
Winter Preparation Checklist For A Homeowner
Indiana winters are bitter and frigid, and your family relies on your furnace to stay warm and comfortable all winter long. Keeping your furnace running properly is a priority. A broken or poorly performing filter can be disastrous in the winter, forcing you to invest in hefty repairs so your family can be safe and […]
Fall To-Do List
Fall To-Do List At this time of year, most people are thinking about football, leaves and everything pumpkin spice. But don’t forget, fall not only brings sweater weather, but it also brings some important “to-dos” for homeowners.
Knowing When to Replace Your Furnace
There are some things in life that should never only “kind of” work. Things like lightbulbs, bookshelves, and airplanes have a specific function to perform and, at the end of the day, they either do it or they don’t. One household appliance that falls into this category is your furnace.
How Often Should A Furnace Kick In?
Have you ever played the game, “Would you rather?” It’s a fun children’s game where someone asks whether or not someone would rather be X (which is usually bad) or Y (which is equally bad). One of the most common questions that gets asked is: Would you rather be too hot or too cold?
From the Homefront- Listen to Your Gut: A Silent Killer
When we moved into our home which was built in 1977, we knew there were quite a few things that would need to be fixed and updated. (Unless you love wood paneling in the garage. Then you could leave it.) Despite being in the HVAC business, it wasn’t in our immediate plans to replace our […]
From the Homefront – Hard Water vs. The Dishwasher
We all know that Indiana’s water is hard. The minerals in Indiana’s water can wreak havoc on your home. Hard water creates that scummy haze on your shower. It eats away at pipes and fixtures and can be hard on your appliances as well. I initially didn’t know all of this information about hard water. […]