Four Signs Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning

Dust, dirt, and other allergens can accumulate inside your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) ducts. If left unaddressed, they can cause health issues such as respiratory problems and skin irritation to members of the household. For that reason, it’s important to always keep your air ducts clean. Unfortunately, your ductwork is hidden, which makes it difficult to determine whether …

Cool Evenings Mean Furnace Time!

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Cooler temperatures at night mean furnace season is coming and there isn’t anything we can do to stop it. Most people ignore their heating system until it stops working. This isn’t the best way to protect your home, said Home Comfort Experts General Manager Brian West. Well-maintained equipment saves families money because it …

Does Your HVAC Company Do a Nitrogen Purge?

See those black flakes? That is what happens when air oxidizes inside copper pipe and it can create efficiency and refrigerant flow problems in your air conditioning system. Oxidized flakes plug your metering devices and affect the way your system works, shortening the life and decreasing your air conditioner’s capacity. And you probably don’t even know it’s there. Home Comfort …

Prevent a House Fire This Year With Our Simple Tips

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH, IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Google the name of your town and “house fire” and you won’t have to go far into the past so see tragedy in your area. “Unfortunately, winter is the season of house fires,” said Brian West, general manager at local HVAC and plumbing company Home Comfort Experts. Often these news stories come with …

10 Tips to Trust In-Home Technicians

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH, IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Whether it’s a new roof, new windows, new garage door, plumbing, landscaping or heating and cooling, each time you contact a service company, you are more than likely inviting a stranger into your home. Do you have children or elderly living with you? Do you have fragile objects, valuables or sentimental artifacts in …

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 …

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 …

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 …