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Spring is the time for tune-ups

Spring is the Ideal Time to Get Your HVAC System Checked

Spring is here, and the changing temperatures and weather patterns come with it. As a homeowner, preparing your heating & cooling system (HVAC) system for the upcoming season is essential to ensure it operates at its best. Below are best practices for preparing your HVAC system for spring and the steps you can take to keep your home comfortable and energy efficient.

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Don’t Let the Winter Chill Put a Chill on Safety: Tips for Heating Your Home Safely

As the winter season continues, it’s essential to ensure that your home is adequately heated to keep you and your family warm and comfortable. However, it’s also important to ensure that you heat your home safely to prevent fires and other accidents. Here are some tips on how to heat your home safely this winter:

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Frozen Solid: A Guide to Getting Your Heat Back Up and Running

If the heat goes out in your home, it can be frustrating and potentially dangerous. It is essential to take these necessary steps to restore the heat as soon as possible, but it is also vital to do so safely and efficiently. 

Meet Jenn

Meet Jenn

Many of you have probably spoken with Jenn over the telephone and we want to give you this chance to learn more about her!

HVAC and Resolutions

Heating and Cooling Systems (HVAC) and New Year Resolutions

It’s that time of year again—time to make resolutions, set goals and start planning for a successful 2023. The benefits of a new heating and cooling installation or replacement are endless and can make all the difference in maintaining energy efficiency and comfort and saving money! Let’s explore why investing in your HVAC system should be at the top of your resolution list this year.

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6 Signs You Need To Call A Plumber

Do you dread the thought of taking a cold shower in the morning? Are you running out of hot water quicker than usual? If so, it may be time to check your water heater for signs that it’s on the brink of a breakdown. Read this before you face a cold shower in the morning!

Water Heater Maintenance

Water Heater Maintenance: Why it Matters

Your water heater is one of those appliances you only think about once it’s not working! Then, suddenly, it’s the only thing you can think of! A poorly functioning water heater can result in higher energy bills and either piping-hot or ice-cold water. Not only is this a significant inconvenience, but it can also be dangerous for you and your family. That is why annual maintenance for your water heater is so important.

Indoor Air Pollution

Winterizing Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air pollution is a real problem—but it’s one that you can do something about. By following the tips above, you can help improve the air quality in your home this winter and create a healthier environment for you and your family. And if you want to consider adding an indoor air scrubber, go to our coupons page on our website to see our special pricing.

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5 Tips for Winterizing Your Home

As the temperature outside begins to drop, it’s essential to take some time to winterize your home. Winterizing your home will help you save money on your energy bills and keep your family warm all season long. Plus, it’s a great way to prevent costly repairs down the road. But where do you start?

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Clogged Drains Are A Pain In The Drain

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as a clogged drain. You’re going about your business using the sink like normal, and the water won’t go down when done. Suddenly, your home is on hold until you can fix the problem.

Meet Michelle!

Michelle has been with Service Plus for just over a year.  She has experience within the industry and that is why we feel lucky that she chose us to work for in our call center. As good as Michelle is, she could have the option to work anywhere as a Customer Service Representative.

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How much does a new heating and cooling (HVAC) system cost?

If your heating and cooling (HVAC) system needs frequent repairs, your energy costs are skyrocketing, or your system is older than eight years, it may be time to consider replacing it. While it may seem costly, replacing your system with a newer and more energy-efficient system can save you money in the long run and provide a long-term solution while giving you peace of mind.

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New federal requirements to drive up costs for heating and cooling equipment

Recent federal law established higher minimum standards for efficiency that go into effect January 1st, 2003, reports Service Plus co-owner, Chris Cunningham. According to Cunningham, “increased efficiency requirements increase the cost of new equipment; and if your furnace and air conditioning system are over ten years old or you’ve considered taking advantage of the superior efficiency, reliability, and comfort of a new system, you may want to act quickly.”

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Benefits of scheduling your furnace tune-up early

Fall weather in Indiana is beautiful most of the time – but sometimes it can be unpredictable! With the cooler months quickly approaching, you want to be prepared for whatever weather comes your way this season – which is why now is the perfect time to schedule your regular maintenance for your heating and cooling system.

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New Federal Requirements to Drive Up Costs for Heating and Cooling Equipment

The recent Inflation Reduction Act enacted laws around global warming and established higher minimum standards for heating and cooling efficiency that goes into effect on January 1, 2023, reports Service Plus co-owner, Chris Cunningham. According to Cunningham, “Increased efficiency requirements increase the cost of new equipment; and if your furnace and air conditioning system is over 10 years old or you’ve considered taking advantage of the superior efficiency, reliability, and comfort of a new system, you may want to act quickly.” Add in the expected consumer demand and it’s no surprise the price of heating and cooling equipment is expected to jump over the next year, he adds.

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AC Compressor vs. Condenser: What’s the Difference?

Air conditioning is essential for surviving the sweltering Indiana summers. But most people don’t know what happens inside the unit while it’s keeping your home cool. Two of the most important parts of the air conditioner unit are the condenser and compressor – but what is the difference between them? The experts at Service Plus are here to explain.

Water heater age

How Long Does a Water Heater Last?

Just how long should a water heater last? Many factors affect the life expectancy of a water heater, but it’s important to recognize the signs of aging and other outside factors that can affect it.

Furnace & Air Conditioning Myths

Don’t Fall for These Furnace & Air Conditioning Myths

With rising energy costs, you might be trying anything to save some money on your monthly bills. But there are a lot of HVAC myths out there that could be costing you more money – but Service Plus is here to help.

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What is the most efficient temperature for my home?

The weather in Indianapolis can be unpredictable, but we know one thing for sure: Indy summers are hot. With the rising temps and rising energy costs, it could feel like choosing between staying cool and saving money.

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