Industrial Fan

Common Air Flow Questions From Customers

On average, our technicians are in 150 Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan homes every day. We’ve noticed, some of the same homeowner questions keep coming up. Here’s our expert answers from Operations Manager James Olesen: 1. Should I open or close my basement registers? Open them in the winter so you can heat the basement, but, since basements are typically …

Dust Contaminants

4 Tips to Make Breathing Easy This Spring

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH, IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — If you are a homeowner in our area and notice you are dusting more and more to keep your home clean, there may be a reason. Your home may be circulating bacteria, fungi, smoke, lint, animal dander, dust and dust mites, pollen, cooking grease and other contaminants through your heating and cooling system. …

UV light tool

UV Lights: Keep Bacteria Out of Your Home This Winter

What is that thing you’re looking at? Well, we at Home Comfort Experts think they are pretty neat. In fact, most of us have had them installed in our own homes and we think you should, too. According to RGF, the company that makes the REME HALO, the equipment is designed to eliminate sick building syndrome risk by neutralizing odors, …

Air Conditioning System

Why Your Home Needs an Air Filtration System

Homes are built much tighter now than in previous eras, meaning we do not experience a lot of air leaks in or out. News homes don’t experience the “drafty room” label of yesteryear. The down side to this efficiency, however, is that our homes can become a petri dish for bacteria and viruses, making family members, particularly those who suffer …

Basement Flooding

Basement Hit By the 2018 Flood? Here’s What To Do:

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE — Hundreds of homes in the Michiana area have been affected by massive spring flooding and, as waters recede, homeowners may be asking how to handle their heating and plumbing equipment, usually found in basements. “As little as three inches of water can completely devastate a furnace because that blower motor may have kicked water up onto your …

Dryer Fires: How to Prevent the Cause of 2,900 Fires Each Year

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE — Dryer fires, started when a spark from your gas or electric clothes dryer hits built up lint, causes $35 million in property loss each year according to the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Our technicians are in about 150 homes throughout Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan every day and they see a lot of dangerous situations,“ …

5 Reasons to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned | Indoor Air Quality Solutions

5 Reasons to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned

We all know the importance of the air quality in our homes. As a society, we have become more educated on air pollutants and how to keep our homes free of dangerous aerosols and other contaminants. With this increased awareness, many homeowners wonder if they should get their home’s air ducts cleaned on a regular basis. They may see promotions …

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Home Comfort Expert(ise): What is R-22, Why Should I Care and Why so Expensive?

R-22, what is commonly referred to as Freon, is one of the gases used to “charge” an air conditioner. In 2004 the Environmental Protection Agency announced a phasedown schedule on production and distribution of this ozone-depleting chemical. As R-22 is phased out, it’s price has increased due to lack of availability, increased regulations and increased demand. Because R-22 was found …

UV light tool

Just Got in a Batch of Reme Halos and they are $100 off until May 31, 2017

What is that thing you’re looking at? Well, we at Home Comfort Experts think they are pretty neat. In fact, most of us have had them installed in our own homes and we think you should, too. According to RGF, the company that makes the REME HALO, the equipment is designed to eliminate sick building syndrome risk by neutralizing odors, …

Allergy Sneezing

Stop Asthma and Allergy Flair Ups This Spring!

Let us ask you a few questions: 1. Are you sick and tired of dusting all the time? 2. Does someone in your home suffer from allergies or asthma? 3. Are you concerned about the potential of carbon-monoxide gas putting your family at risk? If you answered “yes,” your home may be circulating bacteria, fungi, smoke, lint, animal dander, dust …