Home Safety - Home Comfort Blog
What to do if Your Home’s Heat Goes Out: IndianapolisPosted by Chad Peterman on Monday, February 11, 2013
Here at Peterman Heating Cooling & Plumbing, we take pride in being able to keep your home nice and warm during the winter months. However, with unpredictable and unforeseen weather and storms, sometimes power plays a role in your home’s heating system. Since we can’t do much until the electric company repairs the power lines, we at least wanted to share some tips on how to keep warm in your home the next time your heat goes out.
Benefits of a Furnace Tune-Up in IndianapolisPosted by Chad Peterman on Wednesday, January 23, 2013
With the coldest temperatures here that we’ve seen in a couple of years, your furnace is working the hardest it has worked in some time. It’s the perfect time to schedule an annual furnace tune-up to ensure your furnace is running safely and effectively.
Indianapolis: How to Improve Indoor Air Quality During the WinterPosted by Chad Peterman on Monday, January 21, 2013
Wouldn’t it be nice to open the windows for some breezy cross ventilation during the winter months? That is indeed the easiest way to improve indoor air quality in your home; however, it isn’t the easiest thing to do in the midst of old man winter! Many homes built within the last 20 years have been built as tightly as possible to maximize furnace efficiency. While we may be happy that our homes are staying warm, a not-so-good result of this new tactic is homes that are filled with dirty, polluted air, trapped in for months at a time.
Indianapolis Furnace and Heater Safety TipsPosted by Chad Peterman on Friday, January 18, 2013
Next week is shaping up to be one of the coldest this winter. Thousands of families throughout the Indianapolis area will have their furnaces or heating systems fired up to battle the frigid temps. Furnaces and heating systems are crucial this time of year, but are unfortunately also the number one cause of home fires during the winter months. Read the furnace safety tips below to make sure you are doing everything possible to stay safe.
Heat Exchanger Safety: Indianapolis Heating RepairPosted by Chad Peterman on Tuesday, January 8, 2013
If you have an older furnace, more than likely you have heard your HVAC service technician mention the words “heat exchanger.” The heat exchanger has been described as the lynchpin of a forced air furnace. This is a very true statement and thus, when this component fails you are not only in danger of not having heat in your home, but also at risk for harmful gases to enter the home. In most cases, unless the homeowner has scheduled routine furnace maintenance, they may not even know they have cracks or holes in the unit, unless the heating system fails! This is one of the reasons that it is recommended your system be serviced by a well-trained licensed professional company.
Below I will attempt to answer some of the most common questions that sometimes arise when talking with your HVAC technician about your heating and cooling system.
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