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Category Archives: Heating

Saving Yourself from HVAC Scams

Heating and air conditioning tune-up scams can be a dangerous situation, putting not only your money at risk, but also your home and health at risk.

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Is your home smarter than a 5th Grader?

Our kids are growing up in a different world than we ever imagined. In Indianapolis, most of our 5th graders are now required to do research and homework on school-issued tablets. It makes sense to them that their smartphones and tablets should link together and function as a control to other electronics. That is the […]

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Duct Cleaning – The Amazing Before & After

Have you ever noticed the amount of dust that accumulates on your furniture when you neglect to dust for a few weeks? Well, the same thing happens within your home’s heating and cooling system, only for most of us that accumulation might be years worth of dust. The National Air Duct Cleaners Association, says “in […]

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Whole Home Humidifiers vs. Store Bought

My wife and I frequently visit the local Bed, Bath, and Beyond store that is near our home. I’ve always noticed their small humidifier section as you enter the store, but have never thought much about it until this past weekend. The reason I’ve never thought much about it is because I have a whole […]

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Whole House Humidifier and What I Learned

I grew up in a home without air conditioning and our means of heat were those long metal strips that go on the floor called baseboard heaters. Coming from that you can understand why I had no idea of what a humidifier did to a home. After my first winter with one I completely understand […]

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6 Energy Efficiency Best Practices for Your Home

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Space Heater Safety Tips

A recent house fire in Indianapolis, on the 1600 block of Tacoma Avenue on the city’s east side, is a good reminder to us all of the importance of space heater safety.  The Indianapolis Fire Department says four separate fires to date have forced 15 people into the frigid night to escape smoke and flames […]

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8 Ways To Save Money (and Energy) This Winter

We all know that winter means colder temps and higher energy bills. Here are 8 ways that you can help lower your bills and save money, without sacrificing your comfort. Lower your thermostat at night. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, you can save about 10 percent per year on your heating bills by […]

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8 Tips for Winterizing Your Home

This picture was taken on the north side of Indy just this past winter. Knowing we could be heading into the same type of winter, I don’t know about you, but I’m going to make sure my home is ready this year. My husband’s company, Mister Quik, your local Indianapolis Heating and Cooling experts, has […]

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My Husband Just Told Me about Tax Rebates and Credits…

Hi Cat here, aka Mrs. Quik. Mister Quik (my husband) just informed me of some tax rebates and credits that homeowners in South Central Indiana may be able to take advantage of. South Central Indiana REMC is currently offering rebates to homeowners for heating and cooling work done in 2014. They are trying to encourage […]

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