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Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

Living in the beautiful Minneapolis/St. Paul region, you enjoy some of the best fresh air in the country. So you might also think that the air inside your homes is equally as pure and fresh. However, many residents are shocked to learn that their indoor ...
Fireplace

Winterizing Fireplace

The cold winters in the Anoka and Bloomington areas mean that residents are always looking for ways to get more heat in their homes. And one of the most common additional heating sources in our area is a fireplace. It adds warmth and beauty to your home while being ...
Cottonwood Damage

Cottonwood Damage

As spring arrives in the St. Paul/Minneapolis region, everyone looks forward to enjoying mild temperatures again and the blossoms that it brings. Outdoor activities abound, but so do the seasonal allergies that accompany the influx of pollen and allergens into the air. One of the top offenders ...
MN Star Tribune Best Blog

MINNESOTA’S BEST: STAR TRIBUNE

When your Minneapolis-St. Paul home’s HVAC system is not operating correctly, you need professional service from a company you can trust. And the best way to know whom that might be is to listen to the comments and experience of your neighbors from Andover to Woodbury. But now you are ...
What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Goes Out

What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Goes Out

It is never good news when your air conditioner goes out and many things could be causing the failure. Some of them are easy for you to check out and even correct before calling a professional. Start with the basics and work through this list ...
Increasing Air Quality

How To Increase Air Quality Blog

Living in a colder region like Minneapolis, MN, it is comforting to know that your home is very air-tight. You are reassured knowing that you are getting the most out of your heating budget because that precious warm air remains inside your home, but you ...
HVAC Duct Testing

Free HVAC Duct Testing

In Minnesota, homeowners need to take every action possible to get the most out of their heating dollars. The best investment you can make is regular maintenance for both your heating system and the ductwork in your home. Beyond an annual tune-up for your furnace, ...
Balancing heat in your home

How To Balance The Heat In Your Home During The Winter

As the Minnesota winter drags on more homeowners notice that there are areas of their homes that are not as comfortable as others. These places don't seem to get as warm as the rest of the house, even when the furnace is running. There can ...

Why Do Drafts Happen?

You know that feeling when you walk by a window or door in your home and a blast of air causes you to shiver. A draft can be such an unpleasant feeling, especially during one of Minneapolis-St. Paul’s cold winters. You turn up the thermostat ...
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GERMICIDAL UV LAMP GIVEAWAY!

High output, germicidal UV lamps kill germs, mold, bacteria, flu and viruses that come through your HVAC system. Below, post a picture of your family near any vent or air exchange in your home and you’ll be entered to win one of our THREE FREE ...

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