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Ductless, Mini-Split System: When to Use Them

Ductless, Mini-Split System: When to Use Them

Ductless mini-splits are truly a wonder of modern technology. A type of heat pump, they offer the user the convenience of heating and cooling without the need for ducts to

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The Importance of Regular Furnace Maintenance

The Importance of Regular Furnace Maintenance

Fall is here, which means it won’t be long before colder temperatures will be felt in the Hoosier state. Before winter arrives, it’s important to have your home’s furnace maintained

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Typical Problems With a Heat Exchanger

Typical Problems With a Heat Exchanger

When you schedule your annual furnace maintenance this fall, one of the primary targets for inspection will be the heat exchanger. So what is a heat exchanger, why is it

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Why You Should Invest in a Smart Heating System

Why You Should Invest in a Smart Heating System

With today’s high energy costs, it makes good sense to find ways to heat and cool your home more efficiently. Investing in the latest advancements in smart heating technology is

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Using Green Heating This Winter

Using Green Heating This Winter

Fall and winter temperatures can end up costing you a lot in terms of your energy bills. Making a few changes toward green heating can help you cut down on

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Air Pollutants and How They Get Indoors

Air Pollutants and How They Get Indoors 

Research shows that the air in most homes is much more polluted than the air found outdoors. You may wonder how that could be in your own home. After all,

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Finding the Best Air Filters for Allergy Sufferers

Finding the Best Air Filters for Allergy Sufferers

The best air filters for your HVAC system can reduce the misery you experience from the trees, shrubs and grasses that produce pollen in the fall. Surprisingly, it’s not the

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Fireplace Preparation: Before the Heating Season in Indiana

Fireplace Preparation: Before the Heating Season in Indiana

The crisp Indiana fall weather is perfect for a crackling fire, but before you stack in those logs, take time for correct fireplace preparation to protect your health and safety.

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Best Thermostat Settings for Fall Getaways

Best Thermostat Settings for Fall Getaways

Fall can be a fickle season to leave home when the usual cold front is quickly followed by a warm-up that lasts for several days or longer. Picking the best

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Tips for Prolonging the Life of Your Pumpkin Decorations

Tips for Prolonging the Life of Your Pumpkin Decorations

Pumpkins and gourds signal the advent of fall, a season whose hallmark celebrations are Halloween and Thanksgiving. These tips might help you keep the pumpkin decorations and their cousins looking

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    Richard Hartman Richard Hartman has worked in many capacities: service, installations, and production of sheet metal since the early years of the business.... More »