How to Avoid Frozen Pipes

The holiday season is supposed to be full of cheer and joy. Unfortunately in places like Mishawaka, South Bend and the surrounding areas, it’s also the season that the frigid cold temperatures wreak havoc on our homes. Things like frozen pipes that burst can create loads of drama and headache for homeowners during the holidays. Here are Home Comfort Experts’ …

Worried Frozen Pipes Might Be In Your Future? Avoid Problems In 3 Simple Steps

Frozen pipes are a real worry during the coldest days of winter in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. At about 20 degrees or below, pipes are at risk of freezing — and if they freeze, they might also burst. A water pipe with a crack as small at one-eighth of an inch could send more than 250 gallons of water …

Look At R-Values To Create An Efficient Heat Barrier For Your Home

Insulation is rated according to its ability to resist the flow of heat from one space to another. This rating, known as R-value, is an important factor to consider when deciding which insulating material will provide the most effective heat barrier for your home.

Inefficient Crawl Spaces: Avoid Paying For Energy You Don’t Use With These Tips

By insulating and sealing your crawl space, you can make your home more comfortable and reduce your energy costs. How you go about doing that depends on whether your crawl space is ventilated. In Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, older homes typically have ventilated crawl spaces. New houses are often built with unventilated crawl spaces.