Archive for December 2016

How to Store Holiday Lights to Prevent Tangles and Damage

How to Store Holiday Lights Safely

Nobody enjoys the chore of packing up holiday lights. When the excitement of the holiday season ebbs away after New Year’s, it’s hard to find the motivation to go through the hassle of taking down holiday decorations and putting them away. Don’t be the house on […]

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Common Gas Furnace Problems, Causes, and Quick-Fixes

Common Gas Furnace Problems, Causes, and Quick-Fixes

A problem with your furnace can strike a chill into your bones—and not just because the temperature in your home is dropping. Furnace repairs and replacements can be an expensive proposition, causing many homeowners to feel worried at the first sign of trouble. But don’t […]

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How to Fix Broken Christmas Lights: An Easy DIY Checklist

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Nothing is more frustrating than untangling your holiday lights and painstakingly wrapping them around the tree, only to discover when you plug them in that…there are lights (or whole strands) that aren’t working. If there’s a light on your tree that won’t light on one […]

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Best Holiday Light Displays in the Twin Cities

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Nothing sets the scene for the season like holiday lights. But an elaborate home holiday light display can be an expensive proposition. Between purchasing decorations and the energy needed to power them night after night, the costs add up. If you’d rather not invest the […]

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11 Winter Heating Hacks That Will Save You Money

Winter Heating HAcks

When winter temperatures in Minnesota regularly clock in colder than the surface of Mars, we can’t be blamed for wanting to crank up the heat and burrow under our warmest electric heating blanket from January to March. However, that instinct might change when your first […]

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