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Home Heat Duct Guide: Should You Choose a Floor or Ceiling System?

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In new home construction, the location of heat ducts in a house is typically either in the floor or at the ceiling. In a floor configuration, ductwork serving the room

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The Connection Between Color and Temperature

The Connection Between Color and Temperature

While temperature effects day-to-day comfort in your house, the color of the house may in turn effect temperature. Color is a major factor in the amount of heat a painted

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Fixes for Cold Floors in Winter

Fixes for Cold Floors in Winter

Nothing delivers a rude awakening like stepping out of a warm bed onto frigid cold floors. Even though the HVAC thermostat setting is correct, in winter, certain floors may feel

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What Homeowners Should Know Before Switching Heating Systems

What Homeowners Should Know Before Switching Heating Systems

If you’re thinking about switching heating systems, spring’s a good time to go shopping. First, HVAC contractors are more likely to offer post-season discounts on furnaces as cold weather turns

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Assessing and Managing Your Home Heating Load

Assessing and Managing Your Home Heating Load

Chilly Indiana winters may mean a heavy home heating load. The heating load is the amount of BTUs required to keep a specific house comfortable in the coldest expected weather.

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Heating System

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Heating System

When it’s time for furnace replacement, you’ll have a number of heating system options to consider. But, first: How do you know it’s time? A gas-fired furnace has a typical

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Reasons Your House Isn’t Getting Warm: Heating System Problems

Reasons Your House Isn’t Getting Warm: Heating System Problems 

If your house doesn’t stay warm in winter, the heating system is failing to fulfill its most basic function. A number of system components operate in concert—or not—to produce reliable

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Top Heating Alternatives for Your Home This Winter

Top Heating Alternatives for Your Home This Winter

Heating alternatives available today prove there’s more than one way to stay comfortable in winter. While most people still opt for a conventional gas-fired furnace, sometimes it’s not a perfect

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Best Ways to Eliminate Cold Spots

Best Ways to Eliminate Cold Spots

You don’t have to walk around with a thermometer to know where the cold spots in your home are. Those are the places you tend to avoid when you want

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How to Heat Your Basement This Winter

How to Heat Your Basement This Winter

Heating your basement becomes an issue if you want to use that space for anything other than storage. Basements are notoriously clammy and chilly due to cold concrete walls and

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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.

    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.

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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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