Easy AC fixes

It’s finally here—S-U-M-M-E-R! While it’s been pleasant and cooler than normal, homeowners are flipping the AC switch to stay cool on those warmer days and control indoor air quality. But what happens when you hit O-N and N-O-T-H-I-N-G happens? Don’t panic! Here are a few things to check first. If these don’t work, then panic…

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Be cool tips: AC tune ups, equipment, ideas

AC Tips

There’ve been a lot of cool dudes through the decades… Cool Hand Luke (great movie from the 60s), Joe Cool (that’s Snoopy for the younger generation) and Rapper LL Cool J (that one is for my kids). Point is, being cool is being laid-back, relaxed and stress-free. It’s what we all want this summer after…

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Why get an HVAC Tune Up

Howald spring tune up

It’s that season again–time for an AC tune up as winter turns to spring in Indianapolis. Homeowners often wonder why HVAC companies recommend HVAC system tune ups twice a year. Some people might think it’s just a scam to make some money. Nope! It’s about maintaining your system to ensure coming home never felt so…

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Are you ready for the big melt? A sump pump checklist

Sump Pump In Basement

If you find yourself with a sump pump emergency in the next few days, we’re here 24-7 to serve you. Call 317-255-4328. We survived the snow last week. Hope you did, too! Now let’s prep for the BIG MELT. Temps are rising this week. Is your sump pump ready? Use this checklist. Frozen lines: be…

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Don’t get left in the cold: Larry’s furnace tips

Furnace Tips

I love cold weather. I mean really cold… think hot-chocolate-sipping, slipper-wearing, fireplace-roaring cold. And while it’s wintry this week. It looks like next week (Feb. 8) it’s gonna get really sub-zero chilly. You don’t want the furnace going out in this kind of weather. Here are a few easy furnace tips to be sure your…

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How to improve indoor air quality

How to improve indoor air quality

We’re feeling lucky this winter. Mother Nature has delivered a mild one. Still most of us are staying home, keeping our distance and burrowed in right now. If you’re curious how to improve indoor air quality, read on. Our team is committed to keeping health and safety a top priority. We want to be sure…

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Indianapolis HVAC customers: Maximize your heating bill

HVAC Indianapolis

A typical household in the United States spends more than $2,000 a year on utility bills according to the federal government’s ENERGY STAR® program. That’s more than $167 a month. Indianapolis HVAC customers have been lucky this year—so far. We’ve had great weather. We all know Mother Nature (who looks really nice here) probably won’t…

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Howald HVAC & Plumbing: What you said and what we’re doing

Howald HVAC

The Howald HVAC team asked and customers answered. Thank you to everyone who took time to complete the customer survey we sent in September. We continue to review the information in detail and are working to make improvements. Here’s what we heard. 95% of respondents say they would recommend us to family, friends and the…

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Shocked at home? Maybe you need a humidifer

Howald Humidifier

Baby it’s gonna be getting cold outside. Now is the time of year when temps turn cooler and static electricity starts. It’s probably fun for the kids to “shock” each other, but for us adults it means something is not quite right with our indoor air quality. Maybe you’re waking up in the morning with…

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New air conditioner? Be cool

New AC

How ever you want to look at it, buying an air conditioner is a tough job. Homeowners often know what they want … it’s simple, they say, “I want to be cool when it’s hot.” If their AC is broken down, they do not want to wait until tomorrow morning. I hear you, “Me want…

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