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The Ideal Thermostat Setting in a Home?

Personal preference and tolerance guide thermostat settings Just returned from a friend’s home where they keep their thermostat set at 64-degrees.  It was freezing in there – and they had actually turned UP the heat for company.  My preference is … Continue reading

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Myths About Home Heating in the Winter

What you need to know about heating your home It seems as if everyone has heard myths about home heating in the winter; what causes heating issues and what might fix them. From insulating your attic to replacing your windows … Continue reading

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Possible Reasons Your Furnace is Not Working

Furnace failure checklist Living in Minnesota means needing a reliable furnace. And let’s face it- we take for granted we’ll come home from November-March and have a heated home. But, what happens when you come home from work, ready to … Continue reading

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Remember to recycle! And other ways to be kind to the environment

November 15, also known as America Recycles Day, is a great reminder to us all that we should be reducing, reusing and recycling! It’s the least we can do for Mother Nature! But along with recycling cans, bottles, paper and … Continue reading

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Do I turn the AC on and off? Transitioning from summer to fall weather

I love the fall season, but the weather can be hard to plan for.  You might need a coat in the morning but shorts in the afternoon.  You turn the heater on in your car as you head in to … Continue reading

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Tips for saving money on heating and cooling costs

Happy 2012! The start of a new year is a great time to set some goals and resolutions for yourself, your family and your home. A common New Year’s resolution is to save money, and a great place to start … Continue reading

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