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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Looking Into Your Increasing Air Conditioning Bill

To the average American home, an air conditioning unit contributes to 43% of the home’s entire energy consumption. According to the 2015 statistics of the Department of Energy, this equates to around $100 to $120 in electricity bills on air conditioning alone. With this amount, it is essential to keep your electricity bills under control. Anything that increases it can …

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,“ …

Basic Furnace Maintenance for the Winter Season

With this year’s winter being predicted as one of the coldest of the decade, it pays to have a well-maintained furnace or heating system in your home. Most heating services in Indiana offer repair services for gas furnaces and electric heating systems. However, homeowners can follow these steps to make sure that their furnace is operating at top efficiency. Before Anything, Turn …