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 …

Your Life Runs on Schedules, Your Thermostat Should Too

Your Life Runs on Schedules, Your Thermostat Should Too

A programmable thermostat is a easy and effective way to control your home’s heating and cooling system. Not only will it maintain your family’s comfort throughout the day and night: it will reduce your energy usage, shrink your carbon footprint, and save you money. Programmable thermostats can be set to automatically increase and reduce the temperature in a home on …

3 Tips to Save on Energy Bills While Vacationing

Don’t let your Northern Indiana or Southwest Michigan home suck money from your wallet while you’re on summer vacation this year. Follow these three tips from Home Comfort Experts before you head out of town.   Close the Blinds for Efficiency Don’t make your AC system work any harder than it has to while you’re away. The harder your air conditioner …

Back to School: 3 Assignments for Homeowners

With summer coming to an end and the kids heading back to school, it is time to get your home back in gear. In order to do just that, Home Comfort Experts is giving homeowners a few homework assignments. Assignment #1: Make Adjustments to Your Programmable Thermostat   Your family’s schedule has probably changed now that school is back in …

A Programmable Thermostat Is A Must-Have Feature: 2 Tips To Maximize Results

A programmable thermostat is a must-have tool in an energy-efficient home for controlling the heating and cooling system. When properly used, these thermostats reduce the amount of energy your household uses for heating and cooling while maintaining or improving your comfort level. Keep the following tips in mind to get the best results from your programmable thermostat.

Programmable Thermostat Features That Let You Manage Comfort And Efficiency

Cutting back on energy use can be done in both big and small ways. Using a programmable thermostat is a small way to add to energy savings. But the control that this small piece of equipment gives a homeowner can result in big savings and greater efficiency.  

Narrowing the Choices for Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats are an excellent way to keep your home comfortable when you’re there, and to save energy and money when you’re not. Deciding to go with a home programmable Thermostat may seem like a no-brainer here in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan, where our energy bills can be high– but which model should you select? There are many models …