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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…

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Although we might not want to admit it, summer is just about over. That means it’s time to remove those window AC units. It’s an important step in making the most of your heating system as temperatures begin to dip. Plus, you want to keep your equipment safe from the elements when not in use.…

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Summer might be on its last legs, but with outside temperatures nearing 90 degrees, we’re still looking for creative ways to stay cool. Whether you don’t have an air conditioner or you’re simply trying to cut back on energy costs, there are several things you can do to cool down. 1. Rinse with cold water…

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An overly dry home isn’t just uncomfortable — it can also have an effect on your health and the energy efficiency of your heating system. Have you considered installing a whole house humidifier? Doing so offers the following rewards: 1. Improved health Low-humidity environments can make it easier for viruses to thrive. Therefore, if your…

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If some of the rooms in your home are warmer or cooler than others, you may want to consider a zoned HVAC system. A zoned system directs heated or cooled air to the spaces in your home that need it, and shuts off access to areas that don’t. The truth is that most homes can…

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Some people treat their household drains like black holes, as if everything poured into them will simply disappear. But the truth is that certain things should never go down the drain. Some are toxic, and others can lead to clogs. 1. Cleaners “Water treatment facilities can remove a lot of contaminants, but plenty of dangerous…

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Need to hire an air conditioning repair technician? If you’re like most people, you may not know where to start. Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing only employs highly-trained, certified individuals whose goal is to provide the best customer service possible. Here’s what sets our AC repair technicians apart from the competition: A history of…

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Slab leaks are fairly common here in the Indianapolis area. A slab leak — also known as a foundation leak — is a break, crack or pinhole leak in the pipes located beneath a home’s slab. It causes water to flood into and beneath a house’s foundation. If your home doesn’t have a basement or…

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Lots of homeowners have to repair or replace their sewer line at some point. Today, we’re lucky enough to have “no dig” trenchless technology, which has rendered sewer line excavation outdated. Just 15 years ago, a sewer repair was something to dread. According to Angie’s List, “traditional methods can be disruptive, displacing landscaping and hardscaping,…

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Drain cleaning is no simple task. You can try using a plunger or commercial drain cleaning products, but neither is guaranteed to work. In fact, you could end up damaging your pipes. Let’s take a closer look at why you should avoid do-it-yourself (DIY) drain cleaning: 1. It’s ineffective You might be able to remove…

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As DIY (do-it-yourself) approaches continue to rise in popularity, you may be considering taking on future plumbing projects. Now, for some plumbing issues — like sewer line breaks and septic tank leaks — you’re better off calling a professional right away. But for minor problems, adhere to these simple DIY plumbing tips: When you have…

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When dealing with a minor blockage, unclogging a toilet probably isn’t as scary as you think. In fact, you may be able to get it done without a plunger or snake! Below, we outline a DIY (do-it-yourself) method from Angie’s List: 1. Figure out just how serious your clog is. Is the toilet slowly draining?…

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It’s hot out there, and it’s only going to get hotter as summer progresses! Familiarize yourself with these common air conditioning problems, and you’ll be prepared if and when your system malfunctions. 1. The air condenser has stopped running. Double check the power source — is your unit plugged in? If it is, then head…

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The cost of installing a new air conditioning system will vary depending on several factors. Things like your location, home size, and whether or not you need ductwork come into play. Below, we take a closer look at the cost of installing a new AC system: 1. Zip code Good news for those of us…

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A plumbing drain might look dark and scary, but it’s actually pretty easy to maintain. Properly caring for your pipes will ensure they last longer and may even prevent costly plumbing disasters down the line. Here are some tips and tricks for drain maintenance: 1. Use salt and hot water to clear clogs Don’t be…

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Did you know that household leaks add up to more than 1 trillion gallons of wasted water each year in the U.S. alone? If you’ve got a plumbing leak — even a minor one — you’re contributing to this colossal problem. Let’s take a look at the facts: About 10 percent of American homes have…

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Most of us have encountered a slow drain at home or at work. But just because it’s a common issue, doesn’t mean it’s not a serious one. In fact, a slow drain could indicate a much bigger problem that could cause major damage and broken water pipes. If you have a slow drain in your…

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Every family’s water needs are unique. And when it comes to choosing a water heater for your home, bigger isn’t always better! Don’t waste money on heating up water that you won’t use. Follow these tips to choose the right size water heater: 1. Figure out your home’s FHR (first hour rating) This rating measures…

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Whenever you run into a slow or backed-up drain, you can count on the plumbing professionals of Service Plus Heating, Cooling and Plumbing for same-day service. But obviously avoiding clogs altogether is preferable. To that end, here are a few ways to prevent clogged drains: 1. Toss food scraps into the garbage, not down the…

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Let’s be honest: When it comes to choosing a heating, cooling and plumbing company, you have a lot of options. Today, we’re here to tell you why you should choose us, the experts of Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing! The secret is in our name. We call ourselves “Service Plus” because we are a…

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