An Annual Plumbing Inspection and Checklist for Your Home It is that time of year again. The days are ticking away. Do you have your home inspection checklist complete for this year? When you want peace of mind knowing your house is in tip-top shape for the next twelve months, then Home Comfort Experts has a solution. Our preventative maintenance …
Hiring an HVAC contractor requires trust. As a homeowner, you have to trust the expertise of the contractor you hire. After all, you’re placing your expensive home-comfort equipment — not to mention your family’s comfort and safety — into the hands of a stranger.
No matter the age of your system, you should never ignore unusual furnace noises. Often an indicator of more serious problems, furnace noises should be taken seriously — so call the best Indiana heating and cooling company if you hear any of the following noises:
Electricity- or fuel-powered furnaces are common sources of home heating in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, but they are expensive to operate. On the other hand, a major energy-efficient alternative — the heat pump — loses its efficiency as temperatures fall. That’s where a dual fuel heating system comes in, offering energy efficient and reliable heating.
Keeping your furnace in good working condition requires regular preventive maintenance and repair service. Your local HVAC sales and service contractor should offer comprehensive service plans and maintenance contracts that ensure scheduled checkups and repairs.
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 …
Attached garages are convenient, but they present a distinct disadvantage: They can compromise your indoor air quality and, in some cases, expose your family to harmful gases, fumes and other irritants.
For homeowners on a budget, a furnace upgrade can be a financial strain. But so can paying excessively high utility bills to run a furnace that wastes energy. Here are three ways to get the most for your money when you’re making a furnace upgrade on a budget:
Few things are as important as the air you breathe. Unfortunately, our modern lives have us spending most of our time indoors, where the air is often less than fresh and where microorganisms such as mold and bacteria can easily thrive.
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.