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Should You Run Ceiling Fans in Your Home During the Winter?

Running ceiling fans in winter may not be the first option you think about when considering ways to enhance indoor comfort as outdoor temperatures plunge. Of course, most are familiar with

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How to Make Sure Your Home Has the Best Winter Insulation

While the goal of insulation in summer is to keep heat out of the house, winter insulation in the attic functions to hold heat indoors. Ground zero for both heat

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Learn the Important Parts of Fireplace Safety in Your Home

Attention to fireplace safety can keep your home from becoming a statistic. In a typical year, more than 25,000 house fires are associated with the use of a wood-burning fireplace,

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Know What an Expansion Valve Can Do for Your HVAC Unit

The expansion valve is a component of your central AC critical to the process of moving indoor heat outdoors during hot weather. Thermal expansion valves (known by the abbreviation “TXV”)

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Understand How to Conserve HVAC Energy During the Winter

Conserve HVAC Energy

Steps to conserve HVAC energy present a year-round opportunity to cut costs and make indoor comfort more efficient and consistent. Consider this fact: Your HVAC system typically consumes more energy than

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What Temperature Keeps Thermostats from Being Effective?

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An effective thermostat setting falls within specific temperature limits. Thermostats are programmed to produce temperatures in a range suitable for the heating or cooling capacity of the furnace or air

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Is There a Temperature That Is Too Hot for Your Furnace?

Hot Furnace

A too hot furnace is more than just a matter of discomfort; it can also be dangerous.  While a furnace that doesn’t produce sufficient heat is an annoyance, a furnace

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Be Sure You Know How to Clean the Air in Your Home

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Cleaning the air inside your house is more important than ever. Today’s homes are tightly sealed to conserve energy and lower monthly expenses. The good news is: It works, as

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Can Your HVAC System Be Halted by the Cold Weather?

The heating components of your HVAC system can be impacted by extremely cold weather this winter.  Here in Indiana, the average low temperatures in winter drop below freezing during five months

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Be Sure You Know How Your HVAC Ignition Works for Your Unit

HVAC Ignition

The HVAC ignition process is what fires up the furnace that keeps you warm in the winter. While an electric furnace doesn’t require ignition, gas-fired models need some method to ignite gas

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    By Jeff Paitson
  • About Jeff

    Jeff Paitson Jeff Paitson is a third generation business owner who continues to run the business with the same values that have been passed down from previous generations since 1922.

    Jeff’s belief is that the business belongs to Jesus Christ; therefore 10 percent of the company’s profits go toward the Maryland Community Church.

    Jeff is a Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce member and in his spare time, he enjoys photography.
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  • About Ethan


    Ethan Ethan Rayburn is a lifelong resident of Terre Haute and a 2005 graduate of Purdue University.

    An Eagle Scout, Ethan spent four years as a non-profit executive with the Boy Scouts of America before joining Paitson Bros. as a comfort advisor and later General Manager. In that role, Ethan has brought a renewed enthusiasm for customer care, integrity, value, and service to Paitson Bros. Heating & Air Conditioning.

    Ethan enjoys singing and was a member of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club. He also enjoys playing and coaching soccer, spending time with his family and two young boys, and volunteering his time and resources with his church, Terre Haute First Baptist Church, which he has attended from a very young age.
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