Fun Facts about Minnesota Temperature and Weather

Minnesota Weather Facts

Wild Minnesota Weather

The wild world of weather in Minnesota and beyond

Our summer in Minnesota never lasts as long as we’d like.   We wait about 8 months for warmer temperatures to return and then we sometimes tend to complain when things get too hot!  Air conditioning is almost a necessity in some stretches of the summer.  Of course, climate is one of our favorite topics so here are some fun facts about Minnesota temperature and weather:

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Solutions to Control Indoor Humidity in Your Home

Indoor Humidity Control Tips

That dry winter air is long gone and the thicker, more humid air of summer is on its way. Humidity in your home can make things rather uncomfortable for working, playing and sleeping, but it’s a part of our Minnesota summers. Below are some solutions to control indoor humidity.  Continue reading

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How Air Conditioning Works

Here’s How Your Air Conditioner Works

The first modern air conditioning system was developed in 1902 by a young electrical engineer named Willis Haviland Carrier. It was designed to solve a humidity problem in a local business. Carrier treated the air inside the building by blowing it across chilled pipes. The air cooled as it passed across the cold pipes, and since cool air cannot carry as much moisture as warm air, the process reduced the humidity as well. Reducing the humidity also had the side benefit of lowering the air temperature – and a new technology was born.  Continue reading

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Summertime Home Maintenance Checklist

Warm Weather House Projects

It’s time to get outside and enjoy the lovely warmer temperatures and sunshine.  It’s also time to take a look around your home and take care of a few warm weather projects.  Here is a summertime home maintenance checklist for you to follow, to help spruce up your home and yard. Continue reading

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Minnesota Weather Fun Facts

Minnesota Weather is Full of Surprises

Our summers in Minnesota never last as long as we’d like. We wait about eight months for warmer temperatures to return and then we sometimes tend to complain when things get too hot! Air conditioning is almost a necessity in some stretches of the summer. While we’re waiting for those warmer temperatures to really kick in, here about some fun temperature and weather facts.

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Tips for Buying a New Air Conditioner

What to Look for When Shopping for a New Air Conditioner

When the muggy summer air lingering throughout your home becomes too much and you just need a decent night’s sleep, it might be time to purchase a new air conditioner. If you know the time has come to replace that old air conditioning unit or to install a new one, here are some things you should look for when shopping for a new air conditioning unit:  Continue reading

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Create an Energy Efficient Home While on Vacation

Summer Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Summertime means vacation time. Not only does your vacation require planning, leaving your home for a few weeks or even a weekend getaway also requires some special attention. Here are summer energy saving tips for your home while you’re on vacation.  Continue reading

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