Why Is My AC Compressor Making a Grinding Noise?

A steady hum from the outdoor air conditioning unit is all you should hear as your cooling system runs this summer. If you happen to hear a grinding noise coming from your AC compressor, this sound indicates malfunctions that need to be repaired. Star Heating & Cooling explains the possible issues causing your AC compressor […]

How to Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer

Electric bills tend to skyrocket for Indianapolis area homeowners over the summer, as air conditioning systems run in full force to keep families cool. If it seems like cooling costs are eating up too much of your energy budget, learn how to save money on air conditioning without buying a new cooling unit or completing […]

Should I Have an HVAC Home Inspection Before Buying a House?

If you’re considering the purchase of a new home, the home inspection report is going to play an important role in your decision. But many home inspectors don’t have the expertise to spot issues with HVAC systems, and that gap can turn into major problems for the future owner. Very often, an inspector just turns […]

How to Keep Indoor Pets Comfortable This Summer

All of us want to keep our power bills down in the summer, and a great way to do that is to set a programmable thermostat to raise the temperature slightly when no one is at home during the day. But when you do that, make sure the indoor temperature is comfortable enough for your […]

What to Do When Your AC Unit Freezes Up

Imagine your air conditioning system working fine day after day during the hot Central Indiana summer, seeming almost invincible to whatever Mother Nature throws its way. Then one day – out of nowhere – it stops working. As the temperature in your home begins to rise, you look for a quick fix to restore normalcy […]

Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Funny Noises?

During the summer, we learn to tune out the regular noises that our air conditioning systems make. But if you begin to hear loud noises that catch your attention and, perhaps, even your neighbor’s, it’s worth taking a closer look at the air conditioning unit to see if something unusual is going on. Sounds that […]
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