6 Ways to Make Your Home Smarter

Hands holding tablet with smart home automation concept

Lately, it seems that everything is getting “smarter”. According to Pew Research, 77% of Americans now own smartphones. In 2011, that number was just 35%. Now, more Americans are using wearable devices such as fitness trackers and smartwatches. So what’s next in the world of IoT (Internet of Things)? As technology develops, consumers feel the […]

Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

Cleaning Gutters Filled With Leaves & Sticks

At Thiele, we know that maintenance to your heating and air conditioning system will keep the units performing well, and can help to avoid an emergency service call for many years (and who doesn’t want that!). For your HVAC needs, we recommend the following: Clean or replace air filters regularly Clean the system, remove debris […]

Indianapolis Summer Heat Is Here – Is Your Home’s Air Conditioner Ready For It?

Just a quick reminder that time is running out to have your home’s air conditioning system checked and tuned-up by an HVAC expert in preparation for this summer’s hot weather. Thiele’s service techs are on the road, performing AC maintenance for home owners in Noblesville, Greenwood, Avon, Westfield, and throughout Central Indiana, and spots are […]

Pick 5: A Worldwide Game Of Environmental Survival, Not A Game Of Chance

Mega-Millions, Power Ball, Pick 6, Pick 5… Sound familiar? They should, as they are all names of popular lottery games played here in Indiana and across the country. Many people may think of these lottery games as a simple hobby, something to do with your spare change, even if the chances of winning a big […]

Indy’s Super Bowl XLVI a Great Success – Now it’s Time to get Back to Reality

After years of negotiations, planning, building, restoring, planting, and thousands of Hoosiers working tirelessly to achieve a singular goal, Indianapolis has finally hosted a Super Bowl, and, in our opinion, extremely successfully. We extend our congratulation to the members of the Indianapolis Host Committee and all the volunteers that helped make this perhaps the best […]

Christmas Day Dining in Indianapolis

Christmas is the time of year that families traditionally gather together around the tree, and then around the dinner table. Though most of us have already made plans for Christmas dinner, a few procrastinators have yet to decide whether to dine in or go out. While dozens of restaurants offered Thanksgiving buffets or family-style meals, […]

Indianapolis Gears Up for the 2011 Holiday Season

The 2011 Holiday Season kicks off this week with Thanksgiving, one of our favorite holidays. In Indianapolis, the holidays officially start with the Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection and Electrical Workers of IBEW 481. The lighting takes place at the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Friday, November 25th with live […]

All Indianapolis, General Contractors, Electricians, HVAC Techs, and Wrecking Services Need to be Licensed

We want to follow up on our last post, “Don’t Get Fooled by Unlicensed Indiana Plumbers,” about the inadvisability of hiring unlicensed plumbers. Just one day after we posted ours, the Indy Star published “Hiring an unlicensed contractor can cost you dearly in the end,” which talks about the possible consequences of using unlicensed contractors […]

Westfield, Indiana: A Leader in Community Emergency Preparedness

Earlier this year, we wrote a series of articles about Ready America, the federal government’s program designed to help individuals (including young children) and businesses prepare and be ready for a natural disaster, such as an earthquake or tornado, or other emergency situation. You may have even seen one of the Ready.gov TV commercials that […]

Was Your Indianapolis Area Home’s Heating System Ready for the Cold Weather?

In our post last Friday, “Indianapolis-Area Air Conditioning Systems Strain Under High Heat Conditions Again, But Heating System Weather Will Arrive Soon” we mentioned that while the temperature hit 99 degrees again (Saturday actually saw 100 degrees,) cooler fall and winter weather was on its way to the Indianapolis area. And boy, were we right! […]