Flush this, not that

Howald Plumbing

True story. Last week, our plumber Austin made a house call to my own daughter’s home. The toilet was clogged. And we all needed someone to blame, so we naturally assumed my own grandson (as cute as he is) tried what all kids do—send a toy down the sewer system. See the photo to the…

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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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Ready for winter’s round 2?

Welcome to winter in Indianapolis. Yep, we sure were spoiled with 50+ degree temps through early January. Now as we’re all hunkered down indoors, it’s important to be ready for those cold temps and potential impact to our homes. Austin on our Howald plumbing team recently posted this on his social media feed. We think…

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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…

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Let’s hear it for Indy Plumbers!

I write a lot in this blog about our HVAC services and give tips about heating and air conditioning. Today I’m recognizing our Indy plumbers. They are the best. They  are “mighty men”! I mean they are really tough! To be a plumber it means school 5 nights a week for 5 years. That sounds…

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Endless hot water: Nope it’s not a dream

A hot shower can last forever. That’s right, as long as you want to stand there, we can produce an unlimited supply of hot water. (Disclaimer here: I’m not responsible for wrinkled, pruned skin.). This amazing trick is done with a tankless water heater that mounts onto the wall and vents outside your home with…

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Plumbing 101: Pick a sump pump

If you have a finished basement or store valuables in your lower level, think about a sump pump with a battery backup. If you lose power, you’ll have peace of mind that your basement will not flood because the battery backup will kick in. So how do you choose? First there are two types of…

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