Your Garbage Disposal & The Holidays

One of the heartiest gadgets in a home or business, the garbage disposal is designed and manufactured to take a lot. But it may have a breaking point, especially during the busy holiday season — and if Cousin Eddie is staying this year. Indianola Mechanical shares a few common issues these units may develop and… Read more »

What are the Pros and Cons of Gas vs. Electric Heating?

Once again, we are creeping closer to another Fall in Iowa. There are many things to love about this season: crisp mornings, pumpkin-spice everything, sweater weather, beautiful autumn leaves. What we don’t love is the cold. Coming home from work and it’s already dark. It might also be time to reevaluate your home’s heating needs…. Read more »

Traditional vs Tankless Water Heaters

If you live in the Indianola area and need a new hot water heater, you have an important decision to make: a tankless water heater or a traditional water heater. Do you know the best option for your family and household? There are major differences between a tankless and a traditional water heater with a… Read more »

Four reasons to consider a high-efficiency furnace or AC:

There are several reasons why high-efficiency furnaces and air conditioners are worth the investment. The cost of an energy-efficient HVAC system may initially be higher, but you will experience considerable utility bill savings and enhanced comfort in your home. Maintaining your home’s temperature is a year-round chore, whether it’s preventing cold air from entering or… Read more »

Cut Your Utility Costs with Annual HVAC Maintenance

You probably don’t think about your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system very often. The air conditioner in the summer keeps you comfortable when it’s 100 degrees outside, and the heater keeps you warm during Iowa’s long, snowy winters. As long as those two things are working, you probably don’t give them much thought. HVAC… Read more »

Want A Successful Career? Trade Work Is Making A Comeback.

America’s gradual development of disconnect from the most basic elements of civilization is undeniable – food, energy, education, and the very nature of work itself. Our society has been trying to convince itself that the best path in life is an expensive, four-year degree for the last 30 years. Culture praises the “corner office job”… Read more »