Vital Heating & Air Blog: Archive for January, 2021

How Long Can I Expect to Keep My Heating System?

Monday, January 18th, 2021

It would be wonderful if your home’s heating system was forever. But furnaces, heat pumps, and radiant heating systems aren’t like diamonds—they wear out with time until they can no longer handle their jobs without costing too much in upkeep. You can delay having to replace your heater with regular maintenance. Professional maintenance done each fall will help the heater reach its maximum potential service life. But make no mistake, there is a maximum. 

What is the maximum for your heater? Well, as with many things in HVAC, it depends. Service life expectancy is different depending on the heater type, its use, and its maintenance. We can give you some generalizations, but the best way to know for sure when you have a heating system ready to retire is to consult with our professionals.

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We’ve Been Named a Superpro by HouseCall Pro!

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

We’ve got some exciting news: Vital Heating & Air has been named a Superpro™ by HouseCall Pro! What does that mean? It means that we’ve joined an elite company of local home service businesses who use HouseCal Pro software. In fact, only 5% of HouseCall Pro users receive this recognition.

Each month, HouseCall Pro awards Superpro™ status to a company that has shown dedication to providing customers with a “transparent, modern, and online experience from day one, establishing a strong relationship for years to come.” 

Although this doesn’t come as a surprise to us, since we are always focused on delivering the best experience to our customers, both online and in the real world, we’re proud to receive this recognition.

Vital Heating & Air: Your Comfort Is Vital!

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Why You’re Getting Cold Spots When the Heater’s On

Monday, January 4th, 2021

A central heating system is designed to provide comfort to an entire home—all the rooms connected to the ductwork of the ventilation system. Not every room will receive the exact same level of warmth because of factors like windows and insulation, but a well-installed heating system should still be able to keep the rooms heated to a general level that will keep everyone in the household happy.

However, this isn’t what your house is currently experiencing. For some reason, your home heating in Indianapolis, IN is uneven, and certain rooms are colder than they should be. You’ll want to find out why because this means irritable family members and guests forced to wear parkas when they’re in their rooms!

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