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 …

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 …

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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 …

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. …

UV Lights: Keep Bacteria Out of Your Home This Winter

What is that thing you’re looking at? Well, we at Home Comfort Experts think they are pretty neat. In fact, most of us have had them installed in our own homes and we think you should, too. According to RGF, the company that makes the REME HALO, the equipment is designed to eliminate sick building syndrome risk by neutralizing odors, …

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The Benefits of Ultraviolet Lights

Ultraviolet light has been proven very effective when used as part of your HVAC system to purify the air in your home and increase your overall indoor air quality. It is effective in removing mold and bacteria, reducing cold and flu germs, and keeping your family healthier. It also helps reduce smells and odors and removes volatile organic compounds from …

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 …