What Does an AC Tune-Up Include?

Central Indiana summers are hot, hot, hot! And, if you don’t have a properly functioning air conditioning system, it can be both excruciating and potentially dangerous. That’s why making sure your air conditioner is properly maintained before the temperatures rise can make a huge difference. Read Star Heating & Cooling’s comprehensive guide to air conditioning […]

What are the Most Common Thermostat Issues?

Make no mistake. The thermostat is a crucially important part of your home. It’s like the brain of your heating and cooling system. You just punch in the temperature setting of your heat or air conditioning, and the thermostat takes care of the rest, sensing the current temperature of the air and communicating with your […]

How Does A Smart Thermostat Work?

If it’s been a while since you replaced your thermostat, you might not know how much technology has improved these devices. Smart home devices are extremely common including smart speakers, home security systems, and other smart home devices that simplify your life. Smart thermostats work alongside a smartphone application to keep the temperature comfortable in […]

Can A Carbon Monoxide Detector Go Off For No Reason?

Your carbon monoxide detector may sound for reasons other than carbon monoxide buildup in your home. At Star Heating & Cooling we place a priority on carbon monoxide alarms otherwise known as CO detectors. These devices save lives by alerting you to natural gas leaks and other sources of deadly carbon monoxide. So before we […]

How Do You Fix Air Ducts?

A damaged or leaky air duct could be costing you hundreds of dollars in heating and cooling bills every month. The average household loses close to 30% of the air moving through its ducts due to leaks, holes, and poorly connected systems. So, If you’re noticing a recent uptick in your monthly energy costs, a […]

Do Air Purifiers Actually Work?

The arctic air is officially here in Central Indiana, which means that we will be spending a lot more time indoors in the next few months. While many Hoosiers will justifiably be focused on keeping their heating system running and making sure their home stays warm and comfortable throughout the winter, the quality of the […]

What Are Signs That Your Furnace is Not Working?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned after living and working for years in the Indianapolis and Hamilton County, Indiana area, it’s that the winters can really test your tolerance for the cold. The average temperature can sit anywhere between 36 and 18 degrees Fahrenheit, and even dip below zero in some of the more extreme […]

Things You Need to Know About Furnace Installation

Central Indiana winters are not for the faint of heart, so making sure you have a fully operational heating system in your home is key. If your furnace is between 15-20 years old and it’s starting to show signs of performance decline, you’ll want to look into replacing it sooner rather than later.  As a […]

Why Does my Furnace Smell?

If your furnace is starting to smell a little funny, don’t worry – you’re not alone. A lot of homeowners have the same issue from time to time with their heating and cooling systems. What can you do about an odd furnace smell? And more importantly, what’s causing the smell in the first place? Star […]

How Effective Are Whole Home Humidifiers in Winter?

It’s that time of year again when the weather gets cold and dry, and your skin feels it. A whole-house humidifier can help alleviate these symptoms by adding humidity to the air. How effective is a whole house humidifier in winter? Star Heating & Cooling explains what this device can do for your home and […]