URGENT: Extreme heat warning

Your Family Room Shouldn’t Feel Like a Desert! Air Conditioners are designed to keep your home up to 20 degrees cooler than the outside temperature and are sized based on regional summer temperatures. The extreme heat will cause your air conditioner to run continuously. This will not damage your unit. Your unit was designed and sized for the average regional …

Humidifier vs Dehumidifier

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1584648833794{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Finding the right conditions to live comfortably in your home is important. Maintaining the right level of humidity in your home can be a challenge. Throughout the year, depending on how humid the air is, you may need the help of a humidifier or dehumidifier. The differences between a humidifier and a dehumidifier, and when to use …

Why Spring Is The Perfect Time To Change Your HVAC Filters

Regular HVAC maintenance is an important aspect of homeownership. Properly maintaining and caring for your air conditioning and heating systems could save you thousands of dollars in the long run. After a long winter working overtime to produce enough heat for your family, your HVAC system will likely be ready for a filter replacement. It is important to ensure your …

Can I Put My Christmas Tree in Front of the Cold Air Return?

Can You Cover a Return Vent in your Home? MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — During the holidays, many homeowners put up temporary decorations, such as a Christmas tree, wall hanging or wreath. Similarly, homeowners may move large furniture to make room for the tree, blocking a vent. While most of us want to decorate for the season, here’s …

5 Tips to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

When most people think of air pollution, they think of giant smog hanging in the air or the depletion of the ozone layer. However, the inside of your home can actually have more polluted air than outside! Lead, dust, formaldehyde, fire-retardants, radon, and other chemicals often found in fragrances or conventional cleaners may be contributing to the poor air quality …

Are you Prepared To Close up Your Home for Winter?

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Fall is the time to think about closing up your home, but this means a greater risk from carbon monoxide gases as well as furnace and dryer related fires. Each winter, sadly, there are newsworthy deaths resulting from house fires. Stories of very sick people, often the elderly or children, also seem to …

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5 Benefits To Air Duct Cleaning

Problems with your HVAC system can grow into major costs if left untreated. Having proper maintenance of your air conditioning and heating system is a great way to keep costs down in the long run and ensure your HVAC system is always running smoothly. One of the biggest problems when it comes to HVAC maintenance is taking care of your …

What To Do About All this Rain? Get a Whole House Dehumidifier

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Indiana and Michigan are at record rain levels this year leaving the air, ground — and possibly your basement — feeling clammy and damp. Many homeowners purchase a small dehumidifier from a big box store and are disappointed they don’t make the moist feeling go away. A store-bought dehumidifier may claim to remove …