HVAC Maintenance Tips for Wintertime Comfort and Cost Savings

Winter is finally here. That means temperatures will continue to drop as most homeowners get their heating systems fired up as they begin to hunker down for the cold winter months to come. If you have neglected your heating and cooling systems for too long, you could find yourself left out in the cold this winter. Nearly 75% of all …

How to Cut Down on Your Energy Spending This Winter

With winter finally upon us, it is more important than ever before to ensure your home stays warm and cozy during the cold winter months. Unfortunately, this often means exorbitantly high energy bills due to the overtime and extra that your heating and cooling system must perform. Heating and cooling systems take up a huge chunk of your energy bills. …

Common Air Flow Questions From Customers

On average, our technicians are in 150 Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan homes every day. We’ve noticed, some of the same homeowner questions keep coming up. Here’s our expert answers from Operations Manager James Olesen: 1. Should I open or close my basement registers? Open them in the winter so you can heat the basement, but, since basements are typically …

AC Maintenance to Prepare for Warm Weather

Spring is here, which means warmer weather, which means turning back on your air conditioning. You might not know you need ac maintenance until you turn it on for the first time since October, but we have some tips on how to keep your air conditioner running smoothly from now until the end of the summer months. With around 87% …

Stormy Weather Ahead! Do you need a Whole-house Standby Generator?

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH, IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Indiana and Michigan’s severe weather often leads to an overloaded electrical grid. Meanwhile, frequent wind events or car accidents can knock out power for hours or days. For many, electricity is a necessity. Without it, water cannot pump, food spoils, the Internet is lost, and mechanical systems that protect your home fail, presenting …

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 …

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,“ …

7 Tips to MAKE YOUR HOME HEAT EFFICIENT

  Most of us do not consider our home a “system,” but if we did, we could make them more energy efficient, comfortable and save money, all at the same time! Professional heating contractors do view homes as systems, because so many parts of them affect each other. Their professional knowledge and technical expertise can help you operate your home …