Category: ‘Maintenance’

HVAC Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

spring home maintenance checklist from Bonfe

We’re finally coming to the end of winter, and your house has weathered a lot over the last few months—extreme temperatures, blustering winds, heavy snowfall, and ice buildup. Pressing the reset button on your house after a harsh winter involves more than a deep spring […]

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6 Ways to Improve Home Maintenance With Alexa

Improve Home Maintenance with Alexa

Sure, Alexa is a fun toy to have around the house – we can all agree that it’s pretty awesome to be able to set a timer or turn on some music with nothing more than a voice command – but can you actually improve […]

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5 Warning Signs It’s Time to Clean Your Dryer Vent

Clean Dryer Vent--crop

When was the last time you thought about your dryer vent? Possibly never, right? It’s not exactly top-of-mind for most people. But it should be. According to the National Fire Protection Association, dryers and washing machines were responsible for more than 16,800 home fires in […]

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Ice Dam Removal Hacks: What Works and What Doesn’t

ice dam removal hacks

Ice dams are an all too common occurrence here in Minnesota, when bi-weekly snowfalls give snow just enough time to start melting before everything refreezes again. This year in particular has offered prime conditions for ice dam formation, with up and down temperatures mixed with […]

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