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When Should You Schedule a Chimney Inspection?

Know the importance of when and why you should schedule an inspection on your chimney.

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When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Attic Insulation?

Your home of course is your pride and joy, therefore upkeep and updating is required in order for your home to keep standing after decades of use. Upgrading your insulation may or may not require immediate attention, unless of course your home endured extreme flood damage.

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How Does Insulation Protect Your Home From Mold Growth?

Don’t you just gasp when seeing those nasty ugly dark spots on walls, around plumbing and even on insulation? Not only are these unsightly, they also can pose severe health risks, so preventing them in the first place would be of utmost importance.

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How Does Insulation Make Your Home More Energy Efficient?

Longtime Minnesota homeowners are mostly conditioned to the harsh weather elements, nevertheless, those weather elements are hard on your wallet. With energy prices looming year after year, there’s a few ways to save your energy dollars.

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Attic Insulation: 10 Dos and Don'ts

Everyone these days wants to be their own home contractor. Needless to say, there are some things that are better left to professionals who are familiar with not only the product, but proper installation.

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6 Tips for Cutting Down Your Energy Costs This Winter

Are you someone who doesn’t look forward to winter? Don’t let the Grinch get you down.  Winter is for family time, holiday gathering time, and cozy time. Winter time should not be an expensive time for your energy meters.

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What Happens When Rain Gutters Freeze?

If you’re bundling up in a warm coat and a scarf, that means frozen weather is right around the corner here in the Twin Cities metro area. In the northern section of our great nation, frozen winter weather is a fact of life, and this year is going to be an especially cold one. While snow and ice are beautiful, it can create problems for your home, especially when it comes to your gutter system. Thankfully, all of these problems are easily resolved if you address them early to prevent as much damage as possible.

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The Best Insulation for Older Homes

Winter can be rough when you live in an older home, exposing any vulnerabilities in your insulation. If your home was built during or prior to the first half of the 20th century, any original insulation will need to be upgraded and replaced. All too often, homes from this era were poorly insulated to begin with. And any insulation that these older homes do have is likely inadequate due to deterioration and settling.

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Is Spray Foam Insulation Worth It?

As winter gradually descends on the Twin Cities area, each night is getting longer and cooler. If your house has any vulnerabilities in its insulation, you’ll know it before long. While cozy sweaters and a warm fireplace can be enjoyable, they’re less so when your home feels more like the North Pole than Santa’s workshop.

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Interior Paint Color Trends for 2023

One of the best ways to transform the feel of your home is with a fresh coat of paint. You can get a lot of mileage with a new coat of interior paint in your bedroom, living room, or kitchen. But sometimes, settling on the right color can be something of a challenge, especially since you want to make sure you’re choosing something you’ll love until your next remodel!

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