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Furnace Services

“We have been very satisfied with the work you have done for us. Keep up the good work.”

– Wanda C.

“We just paid the $100 deductible. Their customer service was wonderful, probably the best I’ve ever had through a home warranty. They came out within three hours! They did a plumbing repair when we first moved into our home as well.”

– Jay J.

“They gave a call 30 minutes before arriving and worked on our furnace for a couple hours until the heat was back on. The furnace took several new parts, so they had to leave and grab them and come back. At the end of the evening everything was cleaned up and fixed. Jake who came out was very courteous and friendly explained exactly was was going on. He did a good job as well as not to track in more snow and salt.”

– Farrah B.

“I was very pleased with how quickly Jake was able to come to the property, diagnose the problem and do the repair. I call Jake for all our heating and cooling repairs and maintenance at our residence and rental properties. He is very dependable and the work is done as quickly as possible. You guys are awesome!!!! Thank you!!! Its always a pleasure working with you guys. Thank you for the referral from your friends.”

– Mike K.

“Jake’s Heating, Air Conditioning, & Plumbing fixed my broken furnace. I thought they were very knowledgeable and helpful.”

– Penny H.

“Jake was great. He was timely, professional, and very knowledgeable. So far we’ve been very pleased with his work. My only complaint, not at all related to the work performed, would be that we had to follow-up after the initial visit to find out about and schedule the actual work to be completed. Jake needed to order a part and so couldn’t finish the job right away and more than that our service call was during a huge winter storm so we figured there would be a slight delay. I’m sure that his normal practice is to be on top of communication though.”

– Janna B.

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Furnace Services in Indiana

Your home’s furnace plays a crucial role in keeping your home warm and cozy during the long winters of Indiana. Although your furnace is out of sight, a faulty furnace will quickly come to your attention when it stops providing you with soothing heat.

Without a working furnace, not only will temperatures drop in your home, but you also run the risk of pipes freezing as well. With just one call to Jake’s Heating, Air, and Plumbing, we can quickly diagnose the problem and help return your home to a safe and comfortable temperature. 

Preventative Furnace Maintenance 

Routine furnace maintenance is vital to keeping your furnace at optimal health levels. Regularly inspecting your furnace allows you to catch problems before they escalate, prolonging the life of your furnace. Some types of preventative maintenance include checking and replacing furnace filters. Maintenance lessens the chance of wear and tear on internal components and increases your furnace’s efficiency. 

Why Furnace Service is Important

During the winter season, you’ll likely be using your furnace every day to heat your home. Over time, regular use of the furnace results in dirt and dust building up on the internal components. If left unchecked, this build-up can lead to a reduction in efficiency and can even cause your furnace to begin breaking down. 

Scheduling regular furnace maintenance ensures that the internal components are cleaned regularly, reducing the adverse effects of build-up. Maintenance also lengthens the lifespan of your furnace, allowing you to have it for many more winters to come. 

Furnace Repair Service

During a furnace repair or maintenance session, a technician will evaluate your furnace’s performance and see what issues need fixing. They’ll need to shut off your gas and electrical power to perform an inspection and cleaning of your furnace. 

The technician will then check and either clean or replace the filter if needed. They will examine the thermostat operation to ensure it’s not faulty and check the heat exchanger for any holes, cracks, or leaks in the system. Next, they’ll check and adjust the gas valve, blower, blower motor, check for burned wires, and examine the ductwork. Once the service is complete, they’ll provide you with a written summary of every task performed, as well as any recommendations they have for repairs you’ll need.

At times, it may be more cost-effective to replace a furnace entirely than spending money on numerous repairs. Choosing to replace your furnace with a new, more energy-efficient one can help you save hundreds of dollars in repairs and electric bills. Our technicians at Jake’s Heating, Air, and Plumbing are more than willing to help you choose the right furnace for your home. 

Emergency Furnace Service 

During the frigid winter months, a failing furnace isn’t just an inconvenience; it could negatively affect your family’s health. Thankfully, our qualified technicians at Jake’s Heating, Air, and Plumbing are only a phone call away. We’re available to help with your furnace emergencies 24/7, so don’t hesitate to give us a call. 

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FAQ
Should I have my furnace and air conditioner serviced every year?
Yes. Keeping your system properly maintained will lower energy and repair costs, prevent breakdowns, and prolong the life of your equipment. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases.
What is a Hybrid Heat Dual Fuel system?
With a traditional heating and cooling system, if you wanted to save more, you had to use less. But a Hybrid Heat system combines the benefits of intelligent control for both gas and electric heating to create an intuitive system that can actually react to changing conditions. No matter what the temperature is outside, a Hybrid Heat system will automatically select the fuel source most efficient for your home, which means you’ll stay warm in the winter, cool in the summer and save money all year long. To design a Hybrid Heat system for your home, we professionally match one of our heat pump units with a natural gas furnace. Contact us to see how much energy you can save over your existing system.
What is a Heat Pump?
Heat pumps are a great solution for your home comfort system because they work to provide both heating and cooling. Heat pumps have SEER ratings like air conditioners and Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) ratings for measuring heating efficiency. Higher SEER and HSPF ratings mean greater energy savings. Heat pumps are a very efficient alternative to electric heat. A heat pump works the same as an air conditioner in the summer, but it runs in reverse in the winter to heat your home. The system will be matched with a backup heating source, most often electric heat for those extremely cold days of winter.
How can I reduce my energy costs for heating?
  • Upgrade to a high-efficiency furnace — New high-efficiency furnaces use up to 50% less fuel than an older system. It can save you up to 25 percent of your home-heating costs in one year, and within a few years, you’ll have recovered the initial cost of replacing/upgrading your furnace. Choosing a model with an energy efficient motor can save 20 to 50 percent of the energy needed to continuously operate a fan motor. Let us show you the advantages of replacing your old furnace today.
  • Have an annual maintenance performed — Having an annual maintenance performed on your furnace by a licensed technician will help ensure it operates at its peak efficiency and catches any potential breakdowns before they occur.
  • Install a programmable thermostat — A programmable thermostat enables you to control your home’s temperature when you’re away or asleep. For every 1° you lower your thermostat for seven hours per day, you save one percent on your heating bill.
  • Don’t block vents in well-used rooms — Keep your supply and return air vents free of objects like blinds, carpets or furniture so your furnace can operate efficiently and there is even heat distribution.
  • Install ceiling fans — Change the direction of airflow on your ceiling fans. In the winter, the blades should operate in a clockwise direction helping to push the warm air from the ceiling down into the room.
Should I have my furnace and air conditioner serviced every year?
Yes. Keeping your system properly maintained will lower energy and repair costs, prevent breakdowns, and prolong the life of your equipment. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases.