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Prep Your HVAC for a Snowstorm With These Simple Tips

Winter can be quite unpredictable, and when a snowstorm is in the forecast, you can be sure that it will be a blizzard. To avoid the dangers that come with extremely cold temperatures, you should prepare in advance. Here are some important tips on how you can prepare your HVAC for a snowstorm. Schedule HVAC

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Prep Your HVAC for a Snowstorm With These Simple Tips

Winter can be quite unpredictable, and when a snowstorm is in the forecast, you can be sure that it will be a blizzard. To avoid the dangers that come with extremely cold temperatures, you should prepare in advance. Here are some important tips on how you can prepare your HVAC for a snowstorm. Schedule HVAC

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15 Heating Options for This Winter

The summertime is the perfect time for you to consider your heating options for the winter. You may be looking into getting a new heat system because your old one is at the end of its lifespan. But with so many different options available, you may be wondering which one to choose. We will help

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15 Heating Options for This Winter

The summertime is the perfect time for you to consider your heating options for the winter. You may be looking into getting a new heat system because your old one is at the end of its lifespan. But with so many different options available, you may be wondering which one to choose. We will help

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Avoiding Toilet Clogs

Talking about clogged toilets isn’t pleasant, but it’s a situation that almost everyone from Anderson to Zionsville in the greater Indianapolis area has dealt with at one time. Most people have experienced the sinking feeling in the pit of their stomachs when it becomes obvious the toilet water isn’t going down the drain. Instead, it’s

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Avoiding Toilet Clogs

Talking about clogged toilets isn’t pleasant, but it’s a situation that almost everyone from Anderson to Zionsville in the greater Indianapolis area has dealt with at one time. Most people have experienced the sinking feeling in the pit of their stomachs when it becomes obvious the toilet water isn’t going down the drain. Instead, it’s

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Tips for Choosing Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs for Your Home

Lighting is responsible for approximately 15% of the energy you consume in your home. You can manage your electricity bills by switching from inefficient light bulbs to energy-saving options. In this article, we explore energy-efficient lighting options and factors to consider when choosing a light bulb. What to Consider When Choosing a Light Bulb A

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Tips for Choosing Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs for Your Home

Lighting is responsible for approximately 15% of the energy you consume in your home. You can manage your electricity bills by switching from inefficient light bulbs to energy-saving options. In this article, we explore energy-efficient lighting options and factors to consider when choosing a light bulb. What to Consider When Choosing a Light Bulb A

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Should You Insulate Your Water Pipes?

The heating season is quickly approaching, and many homeowners wonder whether they should insulate their water pipes. It’s a good idea to do so if you live in an area that gets sub-zero temperatures for long periods during the winter. Insulating your water pipes can help keep them from freezing, which could cause burst pipes

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Should You Insulate Your Water Pipes?

The heating season is quickly approaching, and many homeowners wonder whether they should insulate their water pipes. It’s a good idea to do so if you live in an area that gets sub-zero temperatures for long periods during the winter. Insulating your water pipes can help keep them from freezing, which could cause burst pipes

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Signs You Need to Replace the Duct Work in Your Home

Your home’s ductwork is crucial to your comfort since they circulate warm or cool air to regulate your temperature and indoor air quality. Most of the ducts are hidden from view behind the walls or crawl space. Since you cannot see the ducts most of the time, you can easily forget to service them to

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Signs You Need to Replace the Duct Work in Your Home

Your home’s ductwork is crucial to your comfort since they circulate warm or cool air to regulate your temperature and indoor air quality. Most of the ducts are hidden from view behind the walls or crawl space. Since you cannot see the ducts most of the time, you can easily forget to service them to

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Do You Know How to Safely Relight Your Furnace?

If you haven’t replaced the gas furnace in your Indianapolis home for quite some time, odds are it has a pilot light. While most new furnaces have electric ignition switches, older furnaces don’t. The pilot light in your furnace is a small flame that ignites the burners whenever the heater is turned on at the

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Do You Know How to Safely Relight Your Furnace?

If you haven’t replaced the gas furnace in your Indianapolis home for quite some time, odds are it has a pilot light. While most new furnaces have electric ignition switches, older furnaces don’t. The pilot light in your furnace is a small flame that ignites the burners whenever the heater is turned on at the

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All About Dripping Faucets and How to Troubleshoot Leakages

Because we tend to ignore dripping faucets, they are often the main culprits for water wastage. Ignoring the leaking can have far-reaching implications for your plumbing and your home. In this article, we explore facts on dripping faucets and why you should take action immediately. What Type of Faucet Do I Have? A defective fixture

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All About Dripping Faucets and How to Troubleshoot Leakages

Because we tend to ignore dripping faucets, they are often the main culprits for water wastage. Ignoring the leaking can have far-reaching implications for your plumbing and your home. In this article, we explore facts on dripping faucets and why you should take action immediately. What Type of Faucet Do I Have? A defective fixture

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How to Test and Fix Electrical Outlets in Your Home

The correct wiring and configurations of an outlet are critical for the building’s occupants and equipment. Homeowners use more appliances today that require stable electrical current to avoid damage and accidents. In this article, we outline how to test if the outlet is faulty and how to fix the issue. Common Problems With Electrical Outlets

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How to Test and Fix Electrical Outlets in Your Home

The correct wiring and configurations of an outlet are critical for the building’s occupants and equipment. Homeowners use more appliances today that require stable electrical current to avoid damage and accidents. In this article, we outline how to test if the outlet is faulty and how to fix the issue. Common Problems With Electrical Outlets

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10 Tips for Installing a Ceiling Fan in Your Home

Ceiling fans have evolved from practical devices in our homes to elements of design aesthetics that enhance a room. Installing a ceiling fan is a relatively easy job that you may be able to do on your own if you have some experience with DIY projects. If you are not comfortable with working around electricity

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10 Tips for Installing a Ceiling Fan in Your Home

Ceiling fans have evolved from practical devices in our homes to elements of design aesthetics that enhance a room. Installing a ceiling fan is a relatively easy job that you may be able to do on your own if you have some experience with DIY projects. If you are not comfortable with working around electricity

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9 Myths About Using Your AC in the Summer

When you are looking for ways to reduce energy costs during the summer, there are literally thousands of resources online, and friends and neighbors are always ready to share their insights. Unfortunately, even someone with the best intentions may not be giving you sound advice. At Peterman Brothers, we help Indianapolis homeowners find ways to

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9 Myths About Using Your AC in the Summer

When you are looking for ways to reduce energy costs during the summer, there are literally thousands of resources online, and friends and neighbors are always ready to share their insights. Unfortunately, even someone with the best intentions may not be giving you sound advice. At Peterman Brothers, we help Indianapolis homeowners find ways to

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AC Maintenance to Tackle Before the End of the Summer

It’s easy enough to flip the switch from air conditioning to heating when the weather gets cold. However, that will leave you with a possible mess next spring and the stress of wondering why your AC isn’t working properly. Follow these maintenance tips for the end of the summer to get the most from your

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AC Maintenance to Tackle Before the End of the Summer

It’s easy enough to flip the switch from air conditioning to heating when the weather gets cold. However, that will leave you with a possible mess next spring and the stress of wondering why your AC isn’t working properly. Follow these maintenance tips for the end of the summer to get the most from your

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Usual Signs of Thermostat Malfunction

Your air conditioner’s thermostat is the brain behind the entire system. It allows you to tell the air conditioning system what to do and provides you with an automatic option so that you don’t have to be there to constantly change it. While your thermostat can be great while it is working appropriately, it can

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Usual Signs of Thermostat Malfunction

Your air conditioner’s thermostat is the brain behind the entire system. It allows you to tell the air conditioning system what to do and provides you with an automatic option so that you don’t have to be there to constantly change it. While your thermostat can be great while it is working appropriately, it can

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Tips for Boosting the Efficiency of Your AC Equipment

Your HVAC system may account for between 10% and 20% of your home’s energy consumption. Your utility bill may spike even higher when temperatures are at their peak in Indianapolis. Fortunately, there are practical ways you can manage the power your equipment consumes. Read on to find out how you can make the best use

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Tips for Boosting the Efficiency of Your AC Equipment

Your HVAC system may account for between 10% and 20% of your home’s energy consumption. Your utility bill may spike even higher when temperatures are at their peak in Indianapolis. Fortunately, there are practical ways you can manage the power your equipment consumes. Read on to find out how you can make the best use

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Going on Vacation Soon? Set Your AC

The last thing you want to come home to after a long, relaxing vacation is a massive energy bill. But if you don’t schedule your thermostat ahead of time, that may be exactly what’s waiting for you. Here at Peterman Brothers, we know the ins and outs of keeping your home comfortable and energy-efficient all

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Going on Vacation Soon? Set Your AC

The last thing you want to come home to after a long, relaxing vacation is a massive energy bill. But if you don’t schedule your thermostat ahead of time, that may be exactly what’s waiting for you. Here at Peterman Brothers, we know the ins and outs of keeping your home comfortable and energy-efficient all

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Peterman Heating, Cooling & Plumbing announces name change

Check out our article on Yahoo Finance that goes over our new look!

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Peterman Heating, Cooling & Plumbing announces name change

Check out our article on Yahoo Finance that goes over our new look!

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Peterman is Bryant’s 2021 Dealer Of The Year

  Hey everyone, it’s Chad Peterman, president of Peterman Brothers. I’m so excited to share that out of over 40,000 businesses, Peterman has been named Bryant’s 2021 Dealer of the Year! I’m so grateful to everyone who made this achievement possible. To begin, a huge thank you to Bryant for being such a supportive partner

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Peterman is Bryant’s 2021 Dealer Of The Year

  Hey everyone, it’s Chad Peterman, president of Peterman Brothers. I’m so excited to share that out of over 40,000 businesses, Peterman has been named Bryant’s 2021 Dealer of the Year! I’m so grateful to everyone who made this achievement possible. To begin, a huge thank you to Bryant for being such a supportive partner

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The Central Air Conditioning Process

Most homes these days have a centralized air conditioning system that is utilized to cool off the entire home during the hot summer months. If you’re like most homeowners, you know that turning your thermostat to the cooling function and setting a specific temperature will make your house comfortable for your family to relax. However,

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The Central Air Conditioning Process

Most homes these days have a centralized air conditioning system that is utilized to cool off the entire home during the hot summer months. If you’re like most homeowners, you know that turning your thermostat to the cooling function and setting a specific temperature will make your house comfortable for your family to relax. However,

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How To Keep My Home Cool Without Air Conditioning?

While many people look forward to warmer days during the summertime, temperatures can also rise to uncomfortable levels in Greenwood, IN, and the surrounding neighborhoods. For instance, Greenwood can reach upwards of 90 degrees Fahrenheit on certain days. And while an AC is a quick fix for such a problem, it may not always be

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How To Keep My Home Cool Without Air Conditioning?

While many people look forward to warmer days during the summertime, temperatures can also rise to uncomfortable levels in Greenwood, IN, and the surrounding neighborhoods. For instance, Greenwood can reach upwards of 90 degrees Fahrenheit on certain days. And while an AC is a quick fix for such a problem, it may not always be

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

Having a home air conditioning unit is a big benefit during the hot summer months. It can keep your family nice and comfortable while they’re indoors. However, air conditioning systems don’t just take care of themselves. It’s necessary for you to perform maintenance on your system to prevent it from breaking down. Maintenance should be

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

Having a home air conditioning unit is a big benefit during the hot summer months. It can keep your family nice and comfortable while they’re indoors. However, air conditioning systems don’t just take care of themselves. It’s necessary for you to perform maintenance on your system to prevent it from breaking down. Maintenance should be

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What Type of Plumbing Pipe Is Best?

Whether you are remodeling, looking to buy a home or planning to repair your plumbing system, the type of pipes is an important consideration. At Peterman Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we offer installation and repair services for all types of pipes and plumbing systems in homes throughout Indianapolis and the surrounding area. Let’s go over

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Why Do Air Conditioners Freeze Up?

Is it odd to imagine that an AC unit that works all day during the summer can actually freeze up? This is a common occurrence in Indianapolis. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of measures to take to protect their air conditioners from freezing. A frozen AC unit can turn a beautiful summer day into a

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Do Chemical Drain Cleaners Work?

If you notice a minor clogging in your plumbing, there is usually no cause for worry. Often it is an annoyance that you can clear with a plumbing auger or drain cleaners. While chemical drain cleaners are prevalent in homes today, they have limitations and risks. Most of the compounds in the formulation damage plumbing

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Should I Turn Off My Gas Furnace in the Summer?

You may need your furnace for the chilly spring mornings. After that, you may never need to heat your home for the next four months. However, even if you never use your furnace, it still consumes gas if it stays on. Should you keep it on the whole four months of summer? Should You Turn

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How Does a Water Softener System Work?

Your water supply often has many different types of compounds. Over the years, manufacturers have developed many systems to remove impurities. Softening water is one of the systems that can remove minerals in the water. In this article, we’ll look at parts of a water softener and how they work. Hard Water and the Benefits

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noises?

As summer draws near, Indianapolis families are getting ready for warmer days. When you turn on the AC, you expect to feel cool, refreshing air, but what if that sensation is combined with an unusual noise? The experts at Peterman Heating, Cooling, & Plumbing can help! Here are the top 14 reasons why your AC

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4 Benefits Of A Furnace Tune-Up

With cold temperatures here to stay for a while, our goal as an HVAC company is to keep your family warm and comfortable. To achieve this, we need to help you make sure your home’s heating is running great, and the best way to do that is to provide you with a furnace tune-up.  In

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19 Things That Need To Be On Your Furnace Tune-Up Checklist [2021]

Why should I get a furnace tune-up if it is working just fine? I think you’ll agree with me when I say: It stinks to have to buy a whole new furnace instead of just keeping the one you have. Well, luckily, that’s where routine furnace tune-ups come in. Just like regular oil changes can

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Leadership Academy – A Peterman Culture Board

Peterman Leadership Academy is focused on growth, and growth is a big part of our culture here at Peterman. Chad Peterman, our president, and owner invest heavily in job-related training to ensure our team stays ahead of the curve to serve our customers better. We also invest in the personal growth of our team members. We

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Did you Know that Small Leaks can Turn Into Burst Pipes?

There’s no need to worry about a small leak, right? It’s just a little nuisance and not something that needs to be addressed. And, if there’s a small leak somewhere that you haven’t even noticed, you certainly don’t need to worry about that. After all, if you don’t even know it’s there, it surely can’t

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Why Is Your AC Struggling to Keep You Cool?

You kill your workday even though it was stressful. You finish your long commute. You walk from your car to your house in the sweltering heat, and sweat begins to bead on your brow. “Ah,” you sigh as you unlock the door. At least it’ll be cool inside. Except, it isn’t. The cool sanctuary of

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Did You Remember To Check Your Outdoor Fixtures?

Our homes are an important factor in how we live. They shelter us from the cold rain, the blistering sun, and icy storms. Our homes keep us safe from predators and bugs that would otherwise make a meal out of us. In order to maintain a functioning and comfortable home, they are also in need

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Clean Air Inside and Out is Our Goal!

There is a lot of talk about when it comes to the environment and global warming. A lot of people know about Arbor Day, which is May 26. But there’s another holiday in the month of May that’s called  National Love a Tree Day. This day is celebrated on May 16th, just a few days

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For the Unlucky Ones: A Lesson in Toilet Etiquette

How was your St. Patrick’s Day? Did you find a metaphorical four-leaf clover that brought you good luck? Or did you miss the clovers this year, and have the misfortune of encountering a dirty bathroom while you were out celebrating? If the latter scenario resonates a little more with your experience, don’t worry; Peterman Heating,

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Don’t Let Your Water Supply Bite The Dust

Hard water is a common problem for a lot of homeowners – and one that can have many of your appliances “biting the dust.” Before you start playing the Queen classic while carrying your water heater to the curb, you might want to take a moment to figure out a way to bite back! Hard

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Presidents Day Heating

Sure, Presidents Day takes place in February, so it isn’t always associated with heat…but just imagine you’re in your kitchen, and suddenly your entire family is coming in and out, eating and drinking and talking. They’re moving around the room, you’re moving around the room, the oven is on making dinner, and before you know

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Top 5 Bad Toilet Habits That You Didn’t Know About

When it comes to toilet plumbing, there are a lot of myths that have grown in popularity over the years. You know how it goes; someone hears something from someone that they believe to be knowledgeable, then they tell someone else who tells someone else and so on. One such myth is that liquid drain

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The Unexpected Truths of Gas & Electric Heating

When it comes to replacing your heating unit, what do you know about the differences between electric and gas heaters? If you know only that they are powered by different sources, then you are like most people. The fact is that gas and electric HVAC systems differ in everything from their use of air ducts

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Little Known Ways Professional Plumbing Became an Art

When we think about art, we tend to think about beautiful paintings hanging in a museum, or an elegant dancer moving across a stage. Perhaps you think of the music of Mozart or a moving poem. All of these things are art…but have you ever considered the work of art in everyday things, like professional

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Stop Overpaying For Heating Maintenance!

Have you been keeping up with your heating system’s annual maintenance? Regular maintenance can help save your central heater from experiencing problems that may require costly repairs. But what exactly does a maintenance check-up entail? Are they really essential to your heating system? How much should they cost? Is a maintenance plan membership worth the

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Problems Nobody Tells You About Your Heater

If your home heating system is not turning on, it may be due to one of the following problems: The system is experiencing issues due to a lack of maintenance. Your thermostat needs to be replaced. Your gas furnace’s pilot light has gone out. Any of the above issues can be handled by a qualified

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How to Extend Your Water Heater’s Life?

Can you imagine running a nice, relaxing bath… only to step into ice cold water? Unfortunately, these things happen, but there are ways to avoid it. Although every appliance needs to be replaced from time to time, the proper water heater maintenance can extend your heater’s life for a long period, and keep your repair

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Transform the Quality of Your Plumbing System

Many of your home’s components, your plumbing system included, benefit from ongoing maintenance. Small tasks done on a regular basis can reduce the need for repairs and improve the overall performance of your plumbing. On the flipside, if you don’t tend to your pipework regularly, you are more likely to have water leaks and water

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Replacing Your AC and Heating at the Same Time? Here’s a Guide

As a homeowner in Indianapolis, IN, when it’s time to buy a new heating system or air conditioner, it’s common to wonder if it makes sense to replace both HVAC devices at once. In reality, this depends on a handful of things. Installing new components is a big investment, so the decision must be weighed

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Want To Know How To Get A Plumbing Permit? Read This Guide

Getting work done on your plumbing can occur for a number of reasons. Something may have broken down, and you require a quick repair to make sure your home or business can still reliably get drinking water in faucets and water to toilets. Or maybe it’s time for an upgrade, or a renovation to key

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Worried About Your Ducts? Find Out More About Professional Air Duct Cleaning

You probably don’t give much thought to your air ducts, and, to be fair, that’s a natural omission for homeowners to make. Just like your drainage pipes, air ducts with quality work behind them are built to last, and their simplicity means that very little will go wrong. There are no moving parts, and the

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Expect the Unexpected: The Most Common Emergency Plumbing Issues

Are you tired of not knowing the cause of some common emergency plumbing problems that seem to plague your Indianapolis, IN commercial space or home? With the right knowledge of the most frequent symptoms of specific plumbing-related emergencies, you can feel prepared the next time you run into one of these challenges. Blocked Drains Blocked

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Don’t Discount Using a Boiler Before Reading These Helpful 6 Fun Boiler Facts

  The price tag on a new condenser boiler can be quite expensive, which makes many homeowners in Indianapolis, IN dismiss the possibility of buying one right away. However, what they don’t realize is how cost-efficient these heating systems, to the extent they often pay for themselves within a year or two. Here are some

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Save as Much as Possible on Your Energy Bill with these Expert HVAC Tips and Tricks

  If saving money is on your list, then it might be time to get a little creative when it comes to keeping your cash. You don’t have to stop eating out or going to the movies once a week. There are cost-effective ways to save money right in your own home, on your energy

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Cross Off These Winter Items & Make Your Home Ready for the Season

  How is it going with your with pre-winter maintenance? In addition to your fall cleanup and repairs, along with a furnace tune-up, it’s worth adding an extra few items to your checklist. These items are specifically geared to help make your home cozy and safe for the duration of the winter. Here is what

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