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How Often Should You Change Your Air Filter?

The air filters in your home’s heating and cooling system should be changed regularly to keep your system running efficiently and to prevent a reduction in your indoor air quality. Keep reading below to learn when you should change the filters in your home. Factors That Affect Your Air Filter Before we can dive into […]

Benefits of Saltless Water Systems

Salt-free water systems are similar to a water softener in that they prevent scale build-up in appliances that use hot water. However, they do not use ion exchange to treat your water. Salt-free systems do not require chemicals in order to change the structure of minerals within your water.  If you’re looking for a chemical-free […]

Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day

While you may be decked out in your green gear today, who says going green has to stop on St. Patrick’s Day? Use these tips to reduce your energy consumption, and give back to the environment. 1. Recycle Household Items From cardboard shipping boxes to glass, plastic, and aluminum cans and bottles, there are plenty […]

Ways to Prepare Your Plumbing for Spring

It’s almost time to exchange your snowshoes for sandals because Spring is just around the corner! While you’re preparing for a season full of sun, it’s important to take the time to prep your plumbing for the warm weather. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Check Your Pipes for Leaks Winter […]

Essential Improvements for Your Next Bathroom Remodel

Whether you’re looking to keep up with modern-day styles or are just looking to upgrade, redoing your bathroom gives you a chance to adapt the space to any previously unaddressed needs. It also increases the value of your home should you decide to sell in the future. Here are a few easy renovations to get […]

What’s in Minnesota’s Unfiltered Water?

Glass Half Empty or Half Contaminated? When most of us hold a cup of cold tap water to light, we may not see anything alarming in our glass. Additionally, tap water helps us complete daily chores around our home — from cooking to showering and doing laundry. It’s important to know what substances are lurking […]

Is Drinking Cold Water Bad For You?

Most people are fully aware that drinking water is extremely beneficial for your body. When you drink water, you stay hydrated and can experience less inflammation. However, not as many people think about the temperature of the water that they drink.  While drinking a cold glass of water can be a refreshing way help to […]

Why is My Boiler Leaking Water?

If you have a boiler in your home, you know this appliance is essential to keeping your space warm and cozy during cooler months.  Although a quality boiler is built to last for a long time, there are some instances where it may need significant repair. Most frequently, maintenance is required when you are experiencing […]

Will Drinking Water Really Get Rid of My Cold?

7 Benefits of Drinking Water to Fight a Cold Unfortunately, an overnight “cure” for a cold does not exist. However, one of (if not the most) simple ways to fight the common cold is to make sure you are drinking plenty of water. Read on how you can protect your health this winter. How Does […]

How Water Quality Affects Your HVAC

Though many homeowners may only concern themselves of their water quality when using it in the bathroom or the kitchen, your air quality can also be impacted. Believe it or not, the HVAC system in your home can be negatively affected by poor water quality. Read on to learn more. What is Hard Water? Hard […]

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