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 …

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 …

4 Tips to Make Breathing Easy This Spring

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH, IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — If you are a homeowner in our area and notice you are dusting more and more to keep your home clean, there may be a reason. Your home may be circulating bacteria, fungi, smoke, lint, animal dander, dust and dust mites, pollen, cooking grease and other contaminants through your heating and cooling system. …

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Benefits of Whole-House Humidifiers

Is your home making you sick? If you are experiencing respiratory problems or allergies, it may be worth installing a whole-house humidifier. Depending on the type of home heating system you have, it may be adding dry air to your home which could lead not only to dry skin, but also to allergies and respiratory problems. Having more moisture in …

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 …

Reducing Your Home’s Humidity

Reducing Your Home’s Humidity

Humidity is evaporated water in the air. As anyone who lives in Michiana knows, too much can make outdoor activities unpleasant in the summer. And extreme humidity is also be bad for our homes. Humidity can cause woodwork to swell as it absorbs moisture from the air. When the air becomes dry again in winter, wood shrinks again. In fact, …