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,“ …

What to Expect When a Home Comfort Experts Technician Visits Your Home

Summer’s Coming! Remember that Cold & Clammy Feeling?

Special thanks to Contracting Business Magazine for this blog. As your cooling system kicks on, you’ll soon experience a type of air conditioning that is remarkably uncomfortable. The air feels heavy and cold, but it’s also clammy. The thermostat says it should be comfortable, but you aren’t. What is that feeling, and what’s really going on with the system? Summertime …

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 …

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Air Conditioner Tune-Up Should be Part of Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Thank you to Christine Satterfield for this list. Overall Spring Cleaning Chores Schedule your precision air conditioner tune-up from Home Comfort Experts. dust crown molding and baseboards dust ceiling corners dust baseboards and clean scuff marks dust/wash light fixtures and lamps dust ceiling fans wash doors (look for scuff marks) wash walls touch up paint vacuum or wash window curtains …

Furnace Filters 101: Choosing the Best Filter for Your Needs

Chances are, if you own a home, you’ve had to make a decision regarding what type of furnace filter is best for your lifestyle. With several to choose from, it’s helpful to know exactly what type best suits your needs and the needs of your family. After all, not all filters are created equal. The team at Home Comfort Experts …

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Furnace Filters – a Homeowner’s Guide

One of the things our Home Comfort Experts furnace technicians see a lot of on service calls is dirty furnace filters. Furnace filters are very important and very easy to forget about. Usually they’re out of sight, out of mind. However, furnace filters are a very important part of your furnace and essential to making sure it runs properly. A …

The Basics of Cleaning the Air Ducts in Your Home

You’ve probably heard about it, but you’re probably not sure what it means for your home. Getting the air ducts in your home professionally cleaned has several benefits for the cleanliness of your home, the air you breathe and the health of your family. Home Comfort Experts breaks it down for you. Air Duct Cleaning Makes Your Heating & Cooling …

Make Sure Your Air Conditioner is Blowing Cold Air, Not Cash

Want to get the most out of your home’s air conditioner? Home Comfort Experts put together our best money and energy-saving tips for homeowners. Whether you live in the greater South Bend area or Niles, Michigan, keep your home cool and comfortable this summer by following these steps. Schedule a Tune-Up for Your HVAC System Have you had an AC …