Furnace filters… there is a difference
Walk into any hardware store or HVAC shop in Indianapolis and ask for a furnace filter. You’ll quickly learn there are many options with labels touting different benefits. So what’s the difference in filters all about? And there is a difference… read on. There’s the good old 1-inch cardboard frame. These are the ones you…Read More
Don’t get left in the cold: Larry’s 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…Read More
New Furnace Buying Tips From 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:…Read More
Earn credit for HVAC service. Refer someone you know.
Our customers are our heart and soul. Without you, there would be no Howald Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing. Thank you for your support and feedback. It makes us better at what we do–serving you. Business owners know and understand new customers are important. That’s why we’re inviting our current customers to refer someone you…Read More
The language of HVAC companies in Indianapolis
Nope, it’s not French…oui, oui. Nor is it Spanish… senor. The language of HVAC companies in Indianapolis just isn’t romantic. We don’t speak like Italians who can romance an alligator out of an alley. It’s true. Homeowners don’t always love us when we show up at their door because there’s probably a problem with their…Read More
Indianapolis furnace company explains furnace efficiency: What’s it all about?
If you’re shopping for an Indianapolis furnace company to help you with a new furnace this winter, you’re probably reading about high-efficiency furnaces. Today furnaces are rated by AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency). Units on the market range from 80 to 90 to 98 percent efficiency. So how do you know what works for your…Read More
Remember the round one? Times have changed at heating and cooling companies!
I’ve been in the heating and cooling business for decades. That means I have some great memories of how things were. Years ago, Honeywell cornered the market with their thermostats. They called it the “round one.” It was in more homes than any other thermostat in the world. As a matter of fact, if you…Read More
Furnace repair or replace… that’s the question
A good furnace should last for 15 to 20 years. But when the old girl is getting too aged to hum, maybe it’s time to start thinking about investing in a new furnace. How do you know when the time is right for a furnace repair or replacement? 1) Consider how much you are investing…Read More
HVAC 201: Your new furnace checklist
Buying a new furnace is not an everyday purchase nor is it as simple as running out to the hardware store to buy one. If a homeowner keeps their furnace system maintained a new installation should happen only every 15 to 20 years. So when the time comes for a new furnace, here’s a check…Read More