Service & Maintenance
HVAC repairs: DIY or go pro?
Google is a great invention. Among many other uses, the search engine saves homeowners hard-earned cash when they need to figure out a quick fix or research what’s wrong with something around the house. But when it comes to HVAC repairs, it’s important to understand the differences between a DIY repair versus calling in a…Read More
Why get an HVAC Tune Up?
Think of an HVAC tune up like getting the oil changed on your car or having your car tuned up. Keeping the engine in tip-top shape keeps you safe on the road. What goes into a tune up, you ask. Read on, and call us to schedule. Monitor refrigerant pressure Test starting capabilities Test safety…Read More
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…Read More
Shocked at home? Maybe you need a humidifer
Baby it’s cold outside. This is the time of year when cold temps turn to static electricity inside if a humidifier isn’t working correctly. 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…Read More
Furnace tune up time
Fall is in the air! We love this time of year. What to know why? We get to… 1) See you, our customers! 2) Clean and adjust your burner assembly. 3) Check your igniter assembly 4) Check out the heat exchange. 5) Test safety controls. 6) Clean/check the air filter. 7) Monitor the heat cycle.…Read More
Are you ready for the big melt? A sump pump checklist
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…Read More
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…Read More
Howald HVAC & Plumbing: What you said and what we’re doing
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…Read More
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…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