A Dirty Little Secret about Furnace Failure and How to Avoid It

There is nothing worse than coming home to, or waking up to, a frigid house. There’s no doubt that some furnaces in the northern Indiana and southwest Michigan area will fail this winter. How do you make sure yours isn’t one of them? Surprisingly, changing your filter and making sure your furnace is clean are the best ways to keep …

Use Our “Change Your Air Filter” Reminder Service To Keep Your Systems Operating Efficiently

Let’s face it: Life is busy and you probably have a ton of things you need to remember. Work deadlines, family obligations and home maintenance can result in a full schedule, which is why Home Comfort Experts offers our valued customers a “change your air filter” reminder service: Filterminder. We do the work for you, and you ensure maximized home …

Indoor Air Quality Solutions For Northern Indiana And Southwest Michigan Homeowners

Now that the cold weather is rolling forward in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, you’ve probably closed your home to keep the cold drafts out and the heated air inside. While a tight home saves on your heating bills and keeps you more comfortable, it can also build the levels of indoor air pollution in your home.

These Ratings Show The True Efficiency Of A Furnace Filter

If you have ever stood in the aisle of a home-improvement store trying to decipher the ratings printed on a furnace filter, you know that finding the right filter for your home can be complicated. A number of factors go into determining a filter’s effectiveness and efficiency. Understanding these factors can help you select a filter that will improve your …

Choosing A MERV Filter: How The Numbers Add Up

When the time comes to change your air filter, you want to choose the best possible product. One size won’t fit all, and efficiency levels vary, which can make choosing difficult for most northern Indiana and southwest Michigan homeowners. With that in mind, let’s simplify the process by taking a closer look at the efficiency rating known as MERV, and …

What’s MERV? All About A Rating System That Helps Consumers Select Air Filters

MERV stands for “Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value Rating.”  This rating system for filters was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.  It’s based upon the type of filter, how efficient it is and what pollutants it captures.   Almost all of the air purifier corporations in existence today use this rating as a way of …

Get Fresher Air With Air Filtration Systems

The average adult inhales at least 17,000 times per day, with the vast majority of those breaths taken indoors. Most people in Northern Indiana and Southwestern Michigan would never think of guzzling unfiltered lake water or gulping down dirty food, but we take in dirty indoor air every day. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside our …