Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Spring

March 24, 2020 | Air Conditioning

Spring is in the air in Central Indiana and homeowners everywhere are preparing for warmer temperatures. However, unless you’re brand new to Indiana weather, you know that there are limited days of the year when a home can be kept at a comfortable temperature using only open windows and fans. Soon the temperatures will sore into the 90’s and your family will be begging for the sweet relief of the air conditioner. However, before you turn on your unit for the first time this spring, there are a few things that need to be done. Following the three steps listed below, recommended by your friends at Quality Plumbing and Heating Inc., will ensure that your home is kept cool as the temperatures rise.

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COVID-19 Announcement

March 23, 2020 | Announcements

Considering the constant changing status with COVID-19, we are continually implementing some more stringent guidelines in the effort to keep everyone as safe as possible. QPH will remain open during the emergency ordinance time period. The services that we offer are critically essential to customers health & property. We asked that starting March 20th, 2020, all visitors and employees refrain from coming into the office. Please schedule all work and communication through (765) 450-4008, our office main line. Please respect the 6 ft social distancing rule. This same rule will be used when on a service call, and employees will be hand washing before and after entering every business/home. As a reminder, if you are experiencing any symptoms or have knowingly been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed please let the office know if you are a customer, and do not come into work if you are an employee. … Continued

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Why Is My House So Cold?

February 21, 2020 | Heating

It’s a beautiful winter day in Indiana, you’re inside your house and the heat is turned on, and yet, you’re still cold. Why? If the thermostat is set to a comfortable temperature, shouldn’t you be comfortable? You don’t want to turn it up and cause your energy bill to shoot up, but something is stopping your home from being as warm as it could be. It’s a great question, and your friends at Quality Plumbing & Heating Inc. have the answers.

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Heat Up Central Indiana with Quality Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

January 27, 2020 | Heating

Winter is in full swing in Central Indiana, so it’s important to be sure your furnace is running at full capacity. The last thing you need is for your furnace to stall just as the next winter storm hits. The experts at Quality Plumbing & Heating, Inc. recommend having your furnace serviced annually to be sure it is ready for whatever Indiana weather will throw our way. We offer flexible and affordable service contracts to fit the needs of you and your family. Keep reading for more of what QPH can do for you!

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Is a Smart Thermostat Right for You?

December 26, 2019 | HVAC

If you are in need of a thermostat upgrade, consider going the smart route. Smart home features such as smart thermostats sound high-tech and complicated, but these thermostats are actually very intuitive and easy to use. But, what exactly are smart thermostats? How do they work? And, are they worth it? Here is everything you need to know about smart thermostats, from the heating and cooling experts at Quality Plumbing & Heating, Inc. 

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5 Easy Steps to Reduce Allergens in Your Home

November 27, 2019 | Indiana

Allergens in your home can be made worse if you have poor indoor air quality. Itchy and watery eyes, congestion, coughing, and headaches make most people miserable. There are several simple things you can do in your home to improve the indoor air quality and thus, improve your respiratory health. The heating and air experts at Quality Plumbing and Heating, Inc. recommend taking these steps toward improving the air quality in your home. 

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Managing Humidity Levels in Your Home All Year Round

October 27, 2019 | Air Conditioning

Maintaining the ideal indoor air humidity should be a priority for every homeowner, no matter what part of the country you live in. Indoor air that is too humid or too dry can have negative effects on your health, comfort, and the efficiency of your heating and air conditioning unit. Relative humidity is the amount of water vapor present in air, expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature. As temperatures go up or down, the capacity of the air to hold water changes. It can be difficult to manage the indoor air humidity throughout the seasons, so here are some tips from the heating and air experts at Quality Plumbing & Heating, Inc. 

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Repair vs Replace Your HVAC Equipment

July 15, 2019 | HVAC

No homeowner wants to hear the words “You need to replace your furnace or AC” come from their service technician’s mouth. Here at Quality Plumbing and Heating we don’t condone some practices or procedures our competitors employ, including high pressure sales tactics. By being pushed into making a decision immediately you aren’t allowed the opportunity to consider the following criteria which will help you make an educated decision without added anxiety or stress. Rarely can something not be fixed. It’s generally just a matter of whether or not the cost of the repair is of greater value than the equipment that’s being repaired. Below I will go into a brief analysis of what to consider when determining whether to repair or replace your HVAC equipment. Age of the System If it is less than 12 years old then you generally want repair your system. When you get past 12 years … Continued

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