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5 Ways to Show Your Home Some Love this Valentine’s Day

Home is where the heart is. We’ve all heard it, but somehow we forget about our homes when Valentine’s Day rolls around. Every February 14th, we take time to show our love to the family and friends we spend our time with; but what about where we spend most of our time? Our homes. After […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

With indoor air pollution being one of the top five health concerns, it’s a good idea to consider ways to improve indoor air quality. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, having clean air is especially important. Dust, pollen, and pet dander can build up over time and work their way through your home any […]

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5 Ways to Keep Cool Without Turning Up the AC

Minnesota is a land of extremes. We’re only a few months out from freezing temperatures and black ice, and already here it is: the full brutality of our humid summer, road construction and all. Your first instinct is probably to run to your AC and turn it up full-blast (we know ours is), but before […]

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5 Signs You Should Replace Your Insulation

According to Energystar.gov, the heat leaking out through gaps in a typical home is equivalent to leaving a window open every day of the year! Homeowners can save an average of 11% of total energy costs by adding insulation to their attics, floors, and basements. If your insulation isn’t up to snuff, your house is […]

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5 Reasons To Prepare Your Furnace For Winter

The leaves are fading to brilliant hues, and the humid air outside is becoming crisp. Whether you’re bitterly saying goodbye to summer or looking forward to winter; now is the time to take a closer look at your furnace. As you modify your wardrobe for the cooler weather, be sure to tune up your furnace, […]

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5 Most Common Air Conditioning Problems and How to Fix Them

In a perfect world, all of our appliances would work perfectly all the time without us having to do any work at all. Unfortunately, the world isn’t perfect and sometimes our air conditioners aren’t working quite the way they should. Follow along with these five very common air conditioning problems, and learn how to keep […]

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Energy Efficiency: Top 5 Myths

Everyone from your great aunt to the evening news will try to give you tips on home energy efficiency. But it’s important to be aware that some of those tips, thanks to advances in technology and research may actually not be useful any longer. In fact, some of the tips that people have used for […]

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Stop and Smell the Roses: 5 Indoor Air Scents With Surprising Benefits

Many factors come into play when you’re working to maintain top notch indoor air quality in your home. You want pure, filtered air that is properly dehumidified so you feel fresh and clean. You want air that is the right temperature so you feel comfortable. Those aren’t the only factors, however. Whether you’ve realized it […]

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4 Ways to Improve Home Air Quality

reathe Easy It’s about this time of year that we all yearn for the beautiful summer afternoons on the patio, sun shining, grass growing, and a gentle breeze rolling through. Unfortunately, with the snow falling at a rapid rate and the temperatures staying stagnant below zero, it’s unlikely we’ll be enjoying the fresh air anytime […]

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4 Tips for Lowering Your Utility Bills

In the wake of the Polar Vortex, we hearty Minnesotans are welcoming the sunshine and warm weather with open arms. However, in the face of the ever-increasing temperatures and humidity it is good to have a few tricks in your bag to combat the heat and lower your utility bills. In this post, we will […]

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