Archive for January 2016

DOs and DON’Ts of Dishwasher Maintenance

Ways you might be damaging your dishwasher

Your dishwasher may not be integral to the comfort and smooth operation of your home the way that your furnace or plumbing system are. But it sure is convenient. If you’re used to relying on a dishwasher to speed up the cleaning process, even going […]

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5 Reasons to Avoid Chemical Drain Cleaners

Reasons to avoid chemical cleaners

There are few things more disgusting than a drain clogged with hair, food particles, or other debris, so it’s only natural that most would prefer to reach for a chemical drain cleaner rather than reaching in to unclog the drain manually. However, the chemicals in […]

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Locating Air Leaks to Prevent Energy Loss

Checking for leaks and drafts

As Minnesotans, we’ve developed pretty tough skin when it comes to cold air. Part of what helps us tolerate that biting January wind is knowing that we’ll be warm and snug as soon as we get inside our house. That comfort goes away if your […]

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Essential HVAC Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask

Home health = your health

For most of us, our house is the most important purchase we will ever make. Not only is it our largest financial investment, but it’s the roof over our heads and the place of security from where we build our lives. When shopping for a […]

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