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Window air conditioning can be less expensive and more efficient than other options — especially for small rooms and difficult-to-reach spaces. However, when not properly installed and cared for, portable A/C units can become hazardous. Here’s how to increase the safety of window air conditioners: 1. Ask a friend to help with installation “Air-conditioner units…

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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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With temperatures forecast to fall throughout the week, it’s certainly starting to feel like autumn. If you haven’t yet switched on the heat, you’re probably going to very soon. Before doing so, take the following steps to make sure your furnace is ready: Make sure your boiler starts. Don’t wait until the first cold day…

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There are many types of air conditioners out there, from window units to central air. But which air conditioning system is right for you? The experts of Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing have put together the following guide to help you find the ideal system for your needs and budget: Window units If you’re…

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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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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:…

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Here at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we employ skilled plumbing specialists who are 100 percent committed to your satisfaction. Unfortunately, not all plumbing technicians are created equal. Even if you don’t choose us for your plumbing needs, we want to make sure you don’t get duped! With that in mind, here are four…

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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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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…

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Home plumbing systems can be complicated. But if you are looking for a simple do-it-yourself (DIY) starting point, take a look at your drains. Here are a few tips for troubleshooting drain problems: 1. Foul odors Bad smell coming out of your sink, shower, tub or toilet drain? It may be due to a buildup…

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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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Dripping faucets and other household plumbing leaks might seem relatively harmless, but in actuality they add up to a lot of wasted water. Water leaks are therefore not only bad for your wallet, but also for the environment! Check out the following eye-opening facts about plumbing leaks, courtesy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):…

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We are a heating, cooling and plumbing business with an emphasis on customer service. Our staff is highly-trained and certified, and we take pride in our ability to take care of our customers and exceed their expectations. Below, we invite you to learn more about Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing. What’s our specialty? Designing,…

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If your sewer line needs replacement, look no further than the experts of Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing! We have more than 14 years of experience in the Indianapolis area, and we specialize in trenchless sewer lines! Let’s take a look at what exactly a trenchless sewer line is and how it works: Here’s…

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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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Nobody wants to sacrifice comfort — especially in the cold of winter. We at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing get it. That’s why if you are looking for routine maintenance on your heating system, we’re here to help. Caring for your furnace can make your home safer and your wallet thicker. Let’s discuss the…

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Pets provide us with laughs, love and companionship. Unfortunately, they can also cause an array of plumbing issues! Below, we discuss how to prevent everything from clogged drains to dug-up pipes. 1. Wash your pet outside Now that temperatures are finally warming up, you can use the hose to bathe your furry friend. Why, you…

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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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With the popularity of products like Drano and Liquid-Plumr, you may think that drain cleaning is a cinch. However, the truth is that using commercial drain cleaners doesn’t always work and can actually damage your pipes. Having said that, we present the top three reasons to hire a professional drain cleaning service: 1. Superior cleaning…

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We at Service Plus Heating, Cooling and Plumbing are confident that we offer the best drain cleaning services in the greater Indianapolis area! How can we be so sure? Because we use hydro jet drain cleaning technology. Here’s how it works: Hydro jet drain cleaning involves using a high-pressure stream of water to blast away…

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