Low Water Pressure in Your House? Here’s Why

low water pressure problem closeup at shower head

At some point in a homeowner’s journey, residents will come across the common aggravation that is low water pressure. This leads to the pertinent question “Why is my water pressure low?”  There is a multitude of reasons for low water pressure, and knowing those reasons and the common background behind water pressure will alleviate homeowner stress. What Is a Normal Water … Read More

Dishwasher Backing up Into Your Sink? Common Causes & What to Do Next

dishwasher backing up into sink and clogged sink

If you’ve ever experienced your dishwasher backing up into your sink, you know how frustrating and messy it is. This common household issue can stem from something as simple as a clog to more serious plumbing issues.  Let’s take a look at common reasons why your dishwasher might be backing up into your sink along with practical steps to address … Read More

How to Reset Your Gas or Electric Furnace

How to Reset Gas or Electric Furnace

Resetting your gas or electric furnace is a simple task that can often resolve common issues such as a malfunctioning thermostat or a tripped circuit breaker. Whether you have a gas or electric furnace, knowing how to reset it can save you time and money on unnecessary service calls. Keep reading to learn how to safely reset your furnace to … Read More

How to Fight Common Sources of Indoor Air Pollution

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Although it’s great to get outside on nice spring, summer and fall days, Americans typically spend about 90% of their time indoors where the concentration of contaminants and pollutants are two to five times greater than the air outside. When you’re cooped up inside, natural airflow is limited. For this reason, it’s important to ensure that the air quality in … Read More

Spring Rain Brings Basement Flooding

Flooded basement

If you’ve lived in Indiana for any length of time, you know the month of April is full of pop-up rain showers and thunderstorms. All of that rain tends to lead to flooding and, if your basement is prone to flooding, you’ll want to take precautions in order to keep your home and possessions safe and dry. Why Does My … Read More

How to Clean and Protect Your Air Conditioner from Cottonwood

Hand cleaning air conditioner condenser coils

Homes in Indianapolis and beyond look forward to the warm weather brought by spring. After spending many months cooped up inside during the colder winter months, many families will jump at the first chance to spend some time outside in the warm weather. As spring arrives and the weather gets warmer, however, those within your home will likely deal with … Read More

Common Fall Allergies and How to Fight Them

Fall allergies

Common Fall Allergies and How to Fight Them Just when you thought you were through dealing with allergies, here comes fall to rain on your parade. Although triggered by some slightly different things, fall allergies are just as common – and just as annoying – as spring allergies. However, like spring allergies, the causes can be easily identified and dealt … Read More

How To Prevent Basement Flooding

Flood Damage

Summer downpours can wreak havoc on basements. Whether you live in a new house or an old one, no house is completely safe from a flooding basement. And trust us, no one wants a wet basement! Just one to four inches of water in your basement can cost up to $10,000 to repair and dry. That doesn’t even enter the … Read More

Sump Pump: What You Need to Know

Sump Pump

During the rainy Indiana spring, summer and fall, one of the most important pieces of equipment you can have in your home is a sump pump. Although important, sump pumps are an underappreciated part of essential home plumbing. We get a lot of common questions about sump pumps regularly, so we wanted to share with you Chapman Heating | Air … Read More

How to Avoid Air Conditioner Water Damage

Mold Growing on wall

Summer is in full swing and there is no doubt you have your air conditioner cranking 24/7. Oh, the sweet, sweet relief of an air-conditioned home! However, summer doesn’t just bring the heat, it also brings lots and lots of rain. On hot days, this rain sometimes just makes it even nastier outside by increasing humidity. Did you know all … Read More