Spring Cleaning Furnace Tips
Spring cleaning is on all our minds – especially with the current state of things! Spring is a time to renew, refresh and revive the old, making it the perfect time to take a closer look at the appliances powering your home. Since we’re all starting to shake off the winter blues and take a […]Read More
Your HVAC System Needs A Spring Cleaning Too!
Spring is here and that means spring cleaning for many people. You open the windows, air out the stale winter air, and do some vacuuming and dusting. But don’t forget about your HVAC system, either! When you’re spring cleaning the rest of your house, make sure you clean out your HVAC system, which has been […]Read More
5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your HVAC System (& 1 Tip on When to Replace It)
Your home’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition) system runs ’round the clock, 24/7, all year long. You can’t expect it to last forever, but you can expect your furnace to last for about several years—depending on the model, you may get 15-20 years out of your furnace and 10-15 years out of your air […]Read More
Central Humidifiers and Your Home
Winter is dry, it’s cold, and tough to get through. The dry air can cause issues with your body, things like dry skin, cracked lips and colds. You are at higher risk of developing influenza, asthmatic symptoms, and catching an infection. That alone is cause to consider a humidifier in your home. Portable units can […]Read More
Where’s The Draft?
In the winter it’s important to stay nice and toasty, especially when you live in Minnesota. This means that things like an air leak or draft in your home can be detrimental to your energy bill and your comfort. Sometimes it’s easy to know if there’s a leak in the home, but you can be […]Read More
For The Pets
Winter has come, and with it a whole slew of preparations to keep your home happy and healthy throughout the season. We recommend during the winter months you do things to be energy efficient, like keep your heat to a minimum. For most people, this means lowering the heat while nobody is home, but for […]Read More
What Is That Flapping?
Sometimes, you have to cry out for help. It’s normal to reach your breaking point and emit a frightened yelp, and ask someone for assistance. What isn’t normal, though, is when your furnace grumbles, your vents are rattling, and your walls are knocking. When you start hearing strange noises coming from the walls, it is […]Read More
Indoor Air Quality Improvements
On that fateful Friday in October, the very first flake floated down to the flat cold cement and Minnesotans everywhere let out a collective sigh… Here we are, winter is soon to begin again. The worst part of winter, aside from freezing, is being stuck inside with stale air and the sniffles. Sometimes that sniffle […]Read More
CO2 Detectors In The Home
We’re here to talk a little sense into you, though we’re hopeful you’re already pretty sensible. If you’ve already got this, give yourself a gold star! If you don’t, we’re begging you to rethink a gigantic safety feature in your home. Carbon Monoxide has no smell, and has no taste. It can appear due to […]Read More
Tune Up Your HVAC This Fall
Each year you go in for your yearly exam, you get a physical and ensure that your body is working in proper order. Your home operates on the same basic principle. You won’t know if something isn’t working efficiently, if you haven’t had a professional check it over. An annual inspection will allow a professional […]Read More