Archive for November 2015

What To Do When Your Furnace Breaks Down


Even if you’ve kept up with your furnace maintenance and scheduled your annual furnace inspection, sudden breakdowns do happen—and always when you need your furnace the most. While you wait for a service provider to come inspect your furnace, it’s important take measures to ensure […]

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5 Energy Saving Tips for Thanksgiving


The holiday season can be a huge energy drain—and not just the kind that leaves you dead on your feet. Getting ready to host friends and family for a Thanksgiving dinner can burn through a lot of energy in a short period of time. Consider […]

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Winter Storm Home Safety Tips


Frozen pipes, roof damage, and cracked caulking are all consequences of harsh winter weather. Even if you’ve protected your home by winterizing your HVAC systems, your systems can still be shut down by severe weather. In the event of an emergency, follow these critical safety […]

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How to Troubleshoot Your Furnace


A broken furnace in the dead of winter is cause for serious concern. Not only does it leave you without heat, but furnaces can also be expensive to replace or service. Before you call a qualified technician, take the following steps to troubleshoot your furnace. […]

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How Your Ceiling Fan Can Reduce Winter Heating Costs


Ceiling fans are crucial to surviving humid Minnesota summers. They provide a welcome extra breeze to keep us cool, and they shrink our monthly energy bill by giving our air-conditioning a break. Many people don’t realize ceiling fans can help regulate temperature during the winter […]

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