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Avoid Winter Plumbing Emergencies with These 4 Actions

January 19th, 2015 by

Photo of Frozen PipeIndiana winters can get pretty cold. So cold, in fact, that it can cause problems with plumbing in your home. While temps as low as 20 degrees generally don’t cause too many issues, once it drops below that, there are a few things you need to be aware of. Here are some winter plumbing tips from our Home Comfort Experts plumbers that will keep your winter hassle [ Read More ]

National Standards Are Changing for Heating & Cooling Systems (again).

January 8th, 2015 by

SEER Savings PhotoStarting in the new year, the type of heating and cooling system you can buy will be different for Indiana homeowners. You may or may not remember that back in 2006, in compliance with mandates from the Department of Energy (DOE), the heating and cooling industry moved from 10 SEER to 13 SEER as a standard efficiency rating for heating and cooling systems. These changes ensured that all heating and [ Read More ]

The Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide Safety

December 30th, 2014 by

Carbon Monoxide It’s odorless, colorless, and dangerously lethal. Carbon monoxide (CO) is known as the silent killer because it’s so difficult to detect. More than 400 Americans die each year from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. Even though it’s extremely dangerous, there are still several ways you can safeguard your home and protect your family from an accidental poisoning. Here are some facts about the gas and [ Read More ]

How to Avoid Frozen Pipes

December 10th, 2014 by

A Picture of Frozen Pipe BurstingThe holiday season is supposed to be full of cheer and joy. Unfortunately in places like Mishawaka, South Bend and the surrounding areas, it’s also the season that the frigid cold temperatures wreak havoc on our homes. Things like frozen pipes that burst can create loads of drama and headache for homeowners during the holidays. Here are Home Comfort Experts’ tips to prevent [ Read More ]

3 Reasons You Can Trust Our Technicians with Your House Keys

November 18th, 2014 by

Picture of Keys to a HouseHome Comfort Experts understands that when it comes to your home and family you are protective, and only want the most trustworthy of people invited inside. That’s why we work hard to make sure you can trust our company and our technicians. If you’re looking for quality plumbing, heating and air conditioning service make sure you call the guys you can trust at Home Comfort Experts. Here’s [ Read More ]

5 Heating Tips to Keep in Mind This Season

November 5th, 2014 by

Save Energy Chalkboard scaledHeating and cooling systems suck up more money than any other system in your home; typically making up 46% of your utility bill. Combining a furnace tune-up with a whole-home energy saving approach will have the greatest impact on your energy bill.
 
Furnace Tune-up & Equipment Maintenance
Proper equipment maintenance and upgrades, like furnace tune-ups from Home Comfort Experts, are extremely important to keep your energy bills down. A [ Read More ]

Signs You Need a Furnace Tune-Up

October 24th, 2014 by

furnace repairFall is officially here in South Bend and the surrounding areas, which means furnace season is too. While your furnace might be running a little now and again, it won’t be long before it’s running around the clock. Make sure it’s prepared for the added use this season. If you’re not sure if you need a professional furnace tune-up, take a look at these three telltale [ Read More ]

Join Our Comfort Club for Added Benefits

October 13th, 2014 by

Becoming a Comfort Club MemberOur goal at Home Comfort Experts is to keep you more comfortable, when it comes to your home and your wallet. Besides our custom tailored heating, cooling and plumbing service, we also offer membership to our Home Comfort Experts Comfort Club. Becoming a member ensures that you will have more peace of mind, save money and receive priority service.
 
Save Money
While we try to price our heating [ Read More ]

The One Thing You Need for Your Home Right Now: Battery Backup Sump Pump

September 24th, 2014 by

Picture of a Battery Backup Sump PumpAs fall rapidly approaches, the heavy thunderstorms that accompany it are not far behind. That means your home needs to be prepared for possible flooding. One thing your home must have this season is a battery backup sump pump. Here’s why:
 
Avoid a Soggy Basement
Your sump pump runs on electricity. If a strong thunderstorm rolls through, knocking out power, your sump pump can fail. This [ Read More ]

3 Things You Don’t Know Are in Your Air Ducts That You’ll Want Removed Immediately

September 3rd, 2014 by

Indoor Air Quality Certified Professional
While other parts of your home get cleaned regularly, like countertops, floors, and bathrooms, when was the last time you cleaned your air ducts? It’s easy to forget about them, since they are out of sight, and they don’t need to be cleaned nearly as often as your kitchen counters, but if it’s been a while there could be some scary [ Read More ]

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