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Lead/Pollutants In My Water: What Now?

  MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Area water departments have been sending letters to residents about higher-than-normal lead levels in drinking water. What is a homeowner to do if they receive one of these notices? You can wait for your local government to take care of it, or you can take matters into your own hands and purchase …

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Clogged Drains in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan

An Annual Plumbing Inspection and Checklist for Your Home  It is that time of year again. The days are ticking away. Do you have your home inspection checklist complete for this year? When you want peace of mind knowing your house is in tip-top shape for the next twelve months, then Home Comfort Experts has a solution. Our preventative maintenance …

Kitchen Drain

Drain Remediation to The Rescue: Ease Your Drain Pain!

Your sink, toilet or bathtub is clogged. Is the problem at the trap, or the main line, or somewhere in between? The plumbers on our drain remediation team have the tools to quickly analyze your situation and get your drain open and flowing. Our plumbers can diagnose and solve your “drain pain” quickly and professionally. Diagnosing an Impending Clogged Drain …

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 …

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Is it Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Are you having a problem with your home’s water heater? If the water is not hot enough, if there are leaks around the unit, or if it’s making unusual noises, the answer is yes. Likewise, if you run out of hot water too soon – like in the middle of a shower – you have an issue. Traditional storage-type water …

When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Hot water heaters are one of the most overlooked appliances in the home. You can go for months – even years – without giving yours a thought, and all the time it works silently and reliably, making your showers comfortable and dish-washing and laundry easier and more effective. Most last a decade or more, but eventually, they fail, and when …

What is A Tankless Water Heater?

What is A Tankless Water Heater?

You can call them demand water heaters, instantaneous water heaters or tankless. The terms all mean the same thing: a hot water heater for your home that can save you money. Tankless water heaters are a more energy-efficient option and can lower your water heating bill every month. At Home Comfort Experts, we believe tankless water heaters are a smart …

Putting Together Your Fall To-Do List? Don’t Forget To Add Draining The Water Heater

If you want to get the most years and lowest energy consumption out of your hot water heater, it’s a good idea to perform regular maintenance on it. Preventive maintenance on water heaters isn’t very hard, but forgetting to do it can reduce the efficiency of the unit.  

Tankless Water Heaters Save Energy, But How Much Maintenance Do They Require?

The popularity of tankless water heaters has a lot to do with their ability to save energy. But they also have other features that make them such a popular alternative to the tanked or storage water heaters that have been the standard for years.