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5 Reasons Why Hydronic Heating Might Be Right For You

When considering options for heating a home, forced air vs hydronic systems are the two most common approaches. Forced air consists of a gas-fired or electric furnace that blows heated

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Replacing Your Furnace? Here’s What You Should Know

Replacing Your Furnace? Here's What You Should Know

Face it: Though the heating system is generally among the most long-lasting components in your home, sooner or later, you’ll probably have to replace your furnace. A gas-fired furnace typically

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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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This Old House: Heating an Old Home

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Why is heating old homes often so problematic? In today’s newer houses, we’re used to indoor heating that doesn’t vary more than a few degrees from the thermostat setting, 24/7.

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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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Common Heating System Odors and What to Do About Them

Common Heating System Odors and What to Do About Them

Heating system odors are a frequent complaint at this time of year. As cool weather approaches, seasonal start-up of the furnace takes place and the system that’s been idle since

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Why Modulating Furnaces are Beneficial

Why Modulating Furnaces are Beneficial

A modulating furnace matches heat output and air circulation to the changing temperature requirements of the home. Standard furnace burner output flip-flops between one hundred percent when the unit cycles

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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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