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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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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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New Furnace Buying Tips From Larry Howald

Larry Howald

OK. It’s really cold out in Indianapolis! We know there’s nothing worse than hearing it’s time for a new furnace. It can be a hit to the wallet. Here are some ideas to help your household make a good buying decision at a reasonable cost when the time comes. 1. Cost for repairs vs. new:…

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I just mentioned tankless…

I went out to see a customer last month, they’re some fine folks. They needed to have their tank water heater replaced. The water heater was quoted on the phone, so I didn’t get to see the job until I arrived. I met the husband, went downstairs to inspect the work and started draining the…

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Dirty ducts? Call us!

Dirty Ducts? Let’s talk! Typically dust, dirt and stubborn stuff stuck in your home’s duct work doesn’t just lay there ready to get out of your house. It holds onto the duct work. That icky stuff makes your home its home. Don’t just try to suck out the dust and dirt. Brush it off and…

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Indianapolis plumbers stumped: Howald’s fix

That’s grease clogging this 3” pipe. The customers had several Indianapolis plumbers out from three separate companies over the last year to try to address the symptoms related to this issue. A plumber well-versed in their trade knows about the drainage fixture unit chart or DFU chart. It’s used to size drainage piping accordingly to…

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Howald Plumbing, yep we also do the bathroom sink

  It’s Austin from the plumbing team (that’s me pictured to the left). People think of “plumbing” and immediately “emergency” comes to mind. I promise, we do more than just water heaters that have abruptly stopped working! (Although I really like doing those!) Here’s a bathroom sink project we just completed. This was a fun…

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