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Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

What should you do if an HVAC system–either your furnace or air conditioner–malfunctions: Get it repaired with a new component or replace the whole system? Since these things have a

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What’s the Danger of a Cracked Heat Exchanger in Your Household?

What's the Danger of a Cracked Heat Exchanger in Your Household?

Inspecting your furnace for a cracked heat exchanger is a critical safety measure. It’s one of the reasons why an annual furnace checkup is vital. Instead of merely saving you

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How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace Your HVAC System

Maybe you’re facing the question of whether to repair or replace your HVAC system. How should you decide?  The combined average life expectancy of a central A/C and furnace is

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What’s the Difference Between Downflow and Upflow Furnaces?

Forced air furnaces are popular heating options for homes in North America. These include downflow and upflow furnaces, which are also commonly called downdraft and updraft. When you’re choosing a new heating system

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Should You Upgrade Your Furnace This Winter? Benefits to Doing So

Upgrade your furnace before it fails; that goes without saying. Nobody wants to be stuck in a freezing house because an aging, outmoded unit couldn’t make it through another winter.

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What Is an Air Handler and How Does It Work?

Heated and cooled air produced by your HVAC system doesn’t get anywhere without the air handler. Proper airflow is the most critical specification for optimum performance and efficiency. Components in

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Sizing the Replacement Furnace: Make Sure It’s Done Right This Time

When selecting a replacement furnace, choosing the right size is not done with a tape measure. “Sizing” a furnace means matching the heat output in BTUs of the furnace to

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The Perks of Regular Fall Maintenance

Fall is right around the corner and the temperatures in the Wabash Valley will begin to drop soon. Before they do, make sure you house is prepared for the cold weather

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Your Annual Service Check: Why Twice A Year Is Better

It’s easy to forget about your HVAC system. After all, it is out of sight and out of mind. But while it does its work “behind the scenes,” it also

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    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.

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    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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