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Selecting a water heater

What You Should Know Before Selecting a New Water Heater

There are several different factors to consider when selecting a new water heater. From the different types of water heaters available to the fuel types and costs, it’s important to be informed when choosing which water heater is the best fit for your home.

Do not heat a home with an oven

Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Oven to Heat Your Home

Winters in Indianapolis can be brutally cold. Even if the power gets knocked out or your furnace breaks down, you should never resort to unsafe methods to keep your home warm. Most people don’t realize just how dangerous it is to use an oven to warm their home. 


Meet Cheri!

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Winter pipe prep

How to Prepare Your Pipes for Winter

In Indianapolis, frigid temperatures are typical, and that means the potential for frozen and cracked pipes. Here’s how to prepare your pipes for winter.

Questions to ask before buying a furnace

Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Furnace

Whether you’re looking to replace your furnace or install one for the very first time, it’s a big job to take on, knowing it’s a significant piece of equipment set to last decades. There are a handful of questions you should ask your potential HVAC installer before you make the purchase and before they start the work.

Prep house for plumbing & furnace before going on vacay

3 Plumbing, Furnace Priorities Before You Leave for Your Holiday Vacation

With the holiday season almost here, your friends at Service Plus want to remind all Indianapolis homeowners to add these three extra to-do items to their list. Yes, we know – you don’t want more things on your to-do list, but these plumbing and furnace checks should be prioritized.

Furnace price

What’s the price range of a new furnace?

One of the most common questions we get is, “Can you give me an estimate of how much a new furnace would cost over the phone?” Unfortunately, the answer is no, and here is why.

Furnace Smell

Why does my furnace smell when I first turn it on?

It’s just about the time of year again when your family and your furnace become best friends. Fall is when you become reacquainted as Indianapolis weather becomes more unpredictable, and the first time you flip the switch to “heat” for the season, you may notice an unwelcoming burning smell. Here’s what may be causing that odor.

Choosing a water heater

Tips for finding the best water heater for your home

It may be a sound you’ve thankfully never heard before, or maybe it’s one you hear too often. Your water heater is acting up again. If it’s time to replace your water heater, choosing the best option for your home is key to comfort. Here’s how.

Service Plus Club

Enjoy peace of mind when you join the Service Plus Club

Avoid expensive and unexpected repairs and replacements when you become a member of the Service Plus Club maintenance program offered by Service Plus in Indianapolis for as little as $8.25 per

Thermostat wars

Thermostat Wars: Finding the perfect temperature for your home

There are many things your family could disagree on, but here we’re talking about the great thermostat war. It can be a never-ending battle when your family can’t agree on the perfect temperature for your Indianapolis home. Here’s how to win the war.

Meet Amanda!

Service Plus’s Star of the Month Hey friends, this is Amanda with Service Plus – she’s the Office Manager and so much more! Amanda is the Accounting Manager, Human Resources …

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Home renovations

Caring for your HVAC system during home renovations

Summertime in Indianapolis is the perfect time to get those home renovations underway. However, there are a handful of tips you’ll need to keep in mind from the moment you begin laying tile. Check out these tips from our team at Service Plus.

Summer home checklist

The Ultimate Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Your friends at Service Plus are here to keep you cool during the Indianapolis heatwave and provide you with the best home maintenance tips. Here is the ultimate summer home maintenance checklist.

A/C options for older home

Air conditioning options for older homes

Many homes in the Indianapolis area built before the 1940s were not equipped with traditional ductwork required to distribute cool air or have boiler systems. However, it doesn’t mean you have to tolerate the heat during Indy’s warmest months. Here are some air conditioning options to keep you cool.

Sewer Cleaning

What is sewer jetting?

Seeing sewage backed up into your drain or shower can really put a damper on your day. Not only is it frustrating, but it’s also a health concern. This is where sewer jetting comes into play. Let’s take a dive and get the details on sewer jetting and why it may benefit your home.

Meet Terry!

Hey friends! We like to spotlight the fabulous behind-the-scenes staff at Service Plus that you might get to meet those who love helping you. This week, I’d like to tell …

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New Homeowner Inspection Series

Homeowner Inspection & Orientation Service

Congratulations! You just purchased a new home in the Indianapolis area. At Service Plus Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing, we want all Indianapolis area homeowners to feel comfortable getting to know different parts of their home. It’s why we’re kicking off our New Homeowner Series by helping you become familiar with your plumbing system. Here are some items you need to keep top of mind.

Everyday Hero Campaign

Firefighter named winner of Everyday Hero Campaign

On May 3, 2021, Service Plus awarded Jeremiah Monroe and his family a brand new, energy-efficient heating and cooling system along with a new water heater as part of their Everyday Hero community initiative. Learn more about the Monroe family and see the installation and celebration.

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