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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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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Why an HVAC Tune Up; Advice from an Indianapolis AC company

HVAC tune up

Homeowners often wonder why HVAC companies insist on HVAC system tune-ups every six months. 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 good. Think of an HVAC tune up like getting the oil changed on your car or…

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Let’s hear it for Indy Plumbers!

Indy Plumbers

I write a lot on 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 five nights a week for five years. That sounds…

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Buying a new AC, Bigger is not better

new ac

By Larry Howald Spring has finally arrived after a long, bitter winter. If your household is in need of a new air conditioner, remember bigger is not better. I always prepare myself and my techs for typical consumer questions and comments when this investment is being researched by a homeowner. A common request is to…

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AC 101: Air Conditioners don’t make cold air

air conditioner

Did you know air conditioners don’t make cold air? That’s right, your air conditioner (soon to be humming away this summer) does not make cold air. Instead it takes heat of the air. It’s a simple principle that was developed way back in 1902 by Willis Haviland Carrier (yep, that’s the founding father of our…

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