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Do You Know How to Safely Relight Your Furnace?

If you haven’t replaced the gas furnace in your Indianapolis home for quite some time, odds are it has a pilot light. While most new furnaces have electric ignition switches, older furnaces don’t. The pilot light in your furnace is a small flame that ignites the burners whenever the heater is turned on at the

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All About Dripping Faucets and How to Troubleshoot Leakages

Because we tend to ignore dripping faucets, they are often the main culprits for water wastage. Ignoring the leaking can have far-reaching implications for your plumbing and your home. In this article, we explore facts on dripping faucets and why you should take action immediately. What Type of Faucet Do I Have? A defective fixture

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How to Test and Fix Electrical Outlets in Your Home

The correct wiring and configurations of an outlet are critical for the building’s occupants and equipment. Homeowners use more appliances today that require stable electrical current to avoid damage and accidents. In this article, we outline how to test if the outlet is faulty and how to fix the issue. Common Problems With Electrical Outlets

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10 Tips for Installing a Ceiling Fan in Your Home

Ceiling fans have evolved from practical devices in our homes to elements of design aesthetics that enhance a room. Installing a ceiling fan is a relatively easy job that you may be able to do on your own if you have some experience with DIY projects. If you are not comfortable with working around electricity

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9 Myths About Using Your AC in the Summer

When you are looking for ways to reduce energy costs during the summer, there are literally thousands of resources online, and friends and neighbors are always ready to share their insights. Unfortunately, even someone with the best intentions may not be giving you sound advice. At Peterman Brothers, we help Indianapolis homeowners find ways to

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