Monthly Archives: January 2014

How To Fix Dry Skin in the Winter Months

Combat winter’s effects on your skin The recent stretch of extreme cold has done a lot of damage – to our emotional well-being, our pocketbooks and even our skin!  With the Minnesota winter temperatures so low and our furnaces running … Continue reading

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What Causes Ice Dams?

How do Ice Dams Really Form? It snows, the winter brings freezing temps, then a mild day and sunshine arrives and melts some of the snow.  We all love those warm, sunny winter days – until you suddenly discover water … Continue reading

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What is the Proper Level of Home Humidity?

Too much, too little humidity in your home Let’s face it, it’s hard to manage humidity levels in the home during the cold winter months. It seems like one day your throat is dry and scratchy and then the next … Continue reading

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Understand the Benefits of Heating Your Garage

Things you should know about heating your garage The garage is an extension of a home, and although most of us use them simply for storage or to park our cars, there is a growing trend to heat the garage … Continue reading

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Home Heating Then and Now

Home heating through the years Looking back at the history of home heating in the United States, it’s interesting to find that some things are so drastically different, but there are also old favorites that are still around and used … Continue reading

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Good, Better and Best Options When Buying a Furnace

Good, Better, Best furnaces to buy So many brands, so many contractors, so many options to consider.  Let’s face it, it’s not like we buy a new furnace every week, month or year so figuring out what furnace to buy … Continue reading

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What is a Heat Exchanger and Why Should I Care?

Understanding a key component of your furnace Furnace repairs are, for some people, like visiting the garage for a car engine repair.  The experts speak in a language that you don’t understand, talking about parts and components as if you’re … Continue reading

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