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11 Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes in Your Home

As a child, cold winter weather conjures up images of snow days, sledding, and ice puddle stomping. Oftentimes, this same scenario causes concern for homeowners due to the ever present potential for freezing pipes. In this article, the team at Home Comfort Experts will go over the essentials of how you can avoid frozen pipes. Pipe Protection Protocol The good …

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When You Need Heating, Cooling, or Plumbing Repairs – Go Big!

When you want fast furnace, air conditioner or plumbing repairs, who do you call? At Home Comfort Experts, we say “go big!” We serve a large area of home and business owners in Indiana and Michigan and we pride ourselves on providing fast, friendly service to all of our customers in Ft. Wayne, Mishawaka, Columbia City, and surrounding areas. When …

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Home Comfort Experts Wins Coveted Customer Service Award for 2014

We can’t help it, we’re proud. Home Comfort Experts has received the Pulse of the City award for customer service excellence! Recipients earn the award by combining superior construction products and services with excellence in customer service. Who Is Pulse of the City Pulse of the City is an organization who discovered that customer service was lacking in the building …

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Avoid Winter Plumbing Emergencies with These 4 Actions

Indiana 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 …

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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes

The 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’ …

3 Common Scenarios for Homeowners without a Battery Backup Sump Pump

In the Mishawaka, Columbia City, and Fort Wayne, Indiana areas, we have seen our fair share of heavy rains this summer. So how can you ensure that your home is protected from flooding?  One extremely helpful way is through a battery backup sump pump. Check out three common scenarios Home Comfort Experts sees on a regular basis that will leave …

Avoiding Common Plumbing Mistakes Helps Avert Disasters

Want to prevent plumbing disasters? Follow these simple steps from our master plumber, Ken,  and avoid making some of the most common mistakes that lead to plumbing disasters: • Avoid hair in drains, and clean the hair strainer frequently to keep your drains unblocked • Do not flush diapers, baby wipes or any other non-biodegradable items down the toilet • …

Is Our Environment Going Down the Drain? Not if the Plumbing Industry Can Help It!

Everyone is trying to be greener and more environmentally responsible these days. That’s definitely a good thing for our earth and future generations. The plumbing industry is no exception. If you’re not familiar with some of the following plumbing products, this post will help you discover and hopefully install some of these items in your home: Tankless Water Heaters Tankless …

Worried Frozen Pipes Might Be In Your Future? Avoid Problems In 3 Simple Steps

Frozen pipes are a real worry during the coldest days of winter in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. At about 20 degrees or below, pipes are at risk of freezing — and if they freeze, they might also burst. A water pipe with a crack as small at one-eighth of an inch could send more than 250 gallons of water …