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 …

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 …

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 …

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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Fall is the Best Time for HVAC Maintenance

Now that summer is over and fall has arrived, it is time to start preparing for the winter. Winter can be a dangerous time for your HVAC system. With the changing temperature, extended use of heating, and growing energy costs, it is important to ensure your HVAC system is working properly before the cold winter comes. System Recovery During the …

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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 …

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A Breakdown of HVAC Costs — Why Are They Worth It?

Folks looking to install an HVAC system in their home might be alarmed by the price, which is often comparable to the cost of a small car. The installation of a brand new HVAC system in an average-sized home can run from $6,000 to $12,000, leading some homeowners to wonder, “Is this worth it, or should I just try to …

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 …

5 Things to Ready the AC for Warmer Weather

MISHAWAKA/FORT WAYNE/PLYMOUTH, IN; ST. JOSEPH/NILES, MI — Like most people after a long Midwestern winter, you may find yourself daydreaming about sunny summer days. Keeping your home comfortably cool can be a crucial factor for summertime enjoyment. Ensure the home you return to at the end of a long hot day has a cool indoor temperature. So, before you switch …