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Quick Tips about Sewer Repairs

Long gone are the days when sewer repair meant digging up lawns, gardens, concrete and pavement. Today, homeowners have a wide range of underground trenchless sewer repair solutions to choose from. Here are some quick tips about sewer repairs: Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing has provided outstanding sewer repair services in the Indianapolis area […]

Heating Myths That Will Cost You

Falling prey to heating myths won’t just make your home less-than-comfortable this winter, but it will also cost you. Before you blindly listen to well-meaning friends and family, read our list of common misconceptions about home heating: Myth No. 1: Fireplaces help warm your home. Sure, fireplaces sound and smell great, but they’re not going […]

#TestimonialTuesday | Client Reviews

Choosing the right heating, cooling and plumbing company isn’t always an easy decision. Here at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we value the same things you do: excellent customer service, hassle-free installation and repairs, and up-front pricing. We work hard to make our clients happy! To get a taste of what to expect from […]

3 Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Cold

It’s been a mild fall, and it may very well be another month until temperatures really begin to dip. Take advantage of this “Indian Summer” of sorts by making sure your home is ready for the winter weather ahead. Here’s how to prepare your home for the cold: 1. Tune up your heating system. No […]

#TipTuesday: Prevent Basement Floods this Winter

The seasons are changing, and our area is known for severe winter weather. With heavy snowfall comes heavy snow-melts — a major threat to unprotected basements. Here’s what to do now to prevent basement floods over the next few months: 1. Keep gutters and downspouts clear. As fall comes to a close, make sure leaves […]

#TipTuesday: Prevent Frozen Pipes

With evening temperatures dipping below freezing, it’s clear that winter is almost here. We’ve already discussed the importance of getting your furnace ready for the cold weather ahead, but what about your pipes? “Wicked winter weather can cause plumbing pipes to freeze and possibly burst, causing flooding and costly water damage to your home,” advises […]

Is it the Flu or Your HVAC System?

It’s that time of year again! Everywhere you turn, people are coughing, sneezing and sniffling. Yes, flu season is here. But before you blame your symptoms on a virus, consider this: Your home could be making you sick. ”People usually attribute these symptoms to a cold or a flu,” said Andrew Port, director of indoor […]

How to Prepare Your Plumbing for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just one week away! Before you dig in with family and friends, consider this: Is your home’s plumbing ready for house guests? We at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing have put together the following checklist to help you get prepared for the big holiday: Give your fixtures a checkup. You don’t want […]

Fallen Leaves & Sewer Clogs

It seems unfair, doesn’t it? You take great care of your home’s plumbing only to find out you have a sewer clog. It’s not your fault; blame Mother Nature. Once they fall, all those beautiful leaves have to go somewhere. Oftentimes, they end up in gutters, wreaking havoc on sewer lines. They collect in pipes […]

3 Signs You Need a New Furnace

When you start having frequent trouble with your furnace, you have a decision to make: repair or replace? Certain warning signs are more worrisome than others, and in those instances you may need a new furnace. Let’s take a closer look: Your furnace is more than 20 years old– A recent study by the National […]

Plumbing Projects You Can Do on Your Own

While we certainly don’t mind if you pick up the phone and give us a call, there are some plumbing projects that even the novice do-it-yourself-er can handle. Here are a few common plumbing repairs and replacements to take on the next time you’re itching for an easy DIY project: 1. Change a shower head […]

#TipTuesday: Coupons & Specials

What better way to celebrate Tip Tuesday than by pointing you to our coupons and specials? Here at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we offer a variety of discounts for just about every service. However, a lot of these coupons expire at the end of the year — so now’s the time to cash […]

Connect with Service Plus on Social Media

Here at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we take great pride in the fact that we offer outstanding customer service. Our entire staff works hard to make your experience with us hassle-free and enjoyable! One way we provide the best customer service around is by being transparent and available on social media. Are you […]

#TestimonialTuesday: Featured Reviews

In honor of Testimonial Tuesday, we’ve decided to share some of our most recent reviews! Check them out below, and see more at the Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing website. “The crazy thing is that this company isn’t nearly as big as the other companies but they had the qualifications of the big guys […]

Pumpkin Carving & Plumbing Woes

Pumpkins and plumbing just don’t get along. Each year, as Americans carve their Halloween jack-o-lanterns, they mistakenly dump pulp, seeds and strings down the garbage disposal. The result? Something much scarier than vampires and ghosts — clogged garbage disposals and blocked up kitchen drains. The stringy, sticky texture of pumpkin “guts” makes it excellent for […]

Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Lead in Drinking Water

It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, an initiative sponsored by the US Environmental Protection Agency. This year’s theme is “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future,” and it focuses on how parents can reduce their children’s exposure to lead. Did you know that lead can still be found in some drinking water? The US Centers for […]

Preparing Your Furnace for Fall

Have you turned up the heat yet this fall? If not, you’re likely to do so soon — by the end of next week, temperatures in our area are expected to deep to freezing at night. But before you start using your heating equipment more heavily, it’s important that you give it a little TLC. […]

Water Leak Detection Tips

Did you know that repairing even minor household water leaks can help you save approximately 10 percent on your water bill? Of course, to fix a leak, you first need to detect it. The US Environmental Protection Agency recommends taking the following steps to determine whether or not there’s a leak in your home’s plumbing: […]

Where to Put Your Water Heater

Is it time to invest in a new water heater? If so, the first thing you need to determine is where you’ll put your new equipment. Here, we take a look at a few different options: 1. Close to where you’ll use the most hot water This is especially true for tankless water heaters. The […]

What Causes Clogged Sewer Lines?

When a toilet backs up or shower water won’t go down the drain, it gives homeowners a major headache. But when your sewer lines get backed up, it can cause more than just a headache. An obstruction in the sewer line will affect all plumbing components in your home. It is highly recommended that you […]