How Should You Be Choosing A New AC Or Furnace?

Selecting a new furnace or HVAC unit can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you aren’t entirely sure what it is you should be looking for. These parts of your home won’t need replacing often – furnaces typically last an average of 15 to 18 years. However, making the right choice is important to keep your home’s heating and cooling …

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Should You Cover Your AC Unit This Fall and Winter?

Now that winter is here and temperatures are cool, you probably have turned on the heat. In fact, you may have already called your local heating company to service your system so that your house can be warm and cozy all winter long. But before the cold really hits, you have an important decision to make: should you cover your …

Time to Shut Down the Air Conditioner — What you Need to Know about AC Covers

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH, IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Each fall, Home Comfort Experts is asked over and over whether homeowners should cover the outdoor condenser unit of their air conditioner. The quick answer is YES! But a tight-fitting cap on the top is a better option to prevent debris and ice from getting inside, without making it attractive to rodents. Drive …

Why You Should Replace Your Furnace and Your Air Conditioner At the Same Time

Summer is winding down, though we’ve still got plenty of hot days ahead. Still, you’re probably thinking ahead to readying your home for fall. If you’re caught in that transitional period between seasons and aren’t quite sure whether you want to soak up the last of the rays or haul out your sweater collection and snuggle up on the couch, …

Trouble Shooting Problem Issues

Every homeowner needs to be aware of a few plumbing basics to prevent a plumbing emergency and get the proper help needed when something goes awry with their system. Some issues are basic and can be easily addressed, while others require immediate professional attention. Shutting Down Water Supply Most importantly, you must know how to shut off the water supply …

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

What Makes a Good HVAC Technician?

Your HVAC system is a major part of your home’s infrastructure. Keeping it maintained and in optimal operating condition is key to your family’s comfort throughout the year. Getting a long life out of your HVAC equipment and making sure it operates efficiently to save money on utility bills needs to be a top household priority. After all, the furnace …

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The Benefits of Ultraviolet Lights

Ultraviolet light has been proven very effective when used as part of your HVAC system to purify the air in your home and increase your overall indoor air quality. It is effective in removing mold and bacteria, reducing cold and flu germs, and keeping your family healthier. It also helps reduce smells and odors and removes volatile organic compounds from …

Do You Have R-22 in Your Old AC System? Here’s What to Do:

Know Your Options Do you have an R22 air conditioner (one that uses the old R22 refrigerant that’s being phased out)? Faced with the rising costs of R22 air conditioner repairs, the decline of available refrigerant supply, and the increase in price of refrigerant, deciding what to do with your system can be a complicated choice. We’re here to help …

Home Comfort Experts Breaks Ground for New Office Addition to Corporate Headquarters

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE — Home Comfort Experts broke ground today on a new 7,200 sq. ft. addition to their existing corporate office at 56848 Ferrettie Court in Mishawaka, Indiana. The addition will allow them to expand their customer service department and operational support as a result of continued growth. According to Todd Mann, president and owner of Home Comfort Experts, “When …

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Why Your Home Needs an Air Filtration System

Homes are built much tighter now than in previous eras, meaning we do not experience a lot of air leaks in or out. News homes don’t experience the “drafty room” label of yesteryear. The down side to this efficiency, however, is that our homes can become a petri dish for bacteria and viruses, making family members, particularly those who suffer …