Category: Heating

4 Ways to Prep your Heating System and House for the Fall

Fall is finally here, and now is the perfect time to get prepared for the winter months ahead. Here are 4 simple ways to prepare for the cooler weather. Schedule…
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What is “Red Tagging” and What Choices Do You Have as a Consumer?

The following is derived from the document “Red-Tagging Tips for Consumers” created in tandem with the BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota and Owens Companies.   Being told that operating…
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6 Ways to Keep Warm Without Turning Up the Heat

When the frigid weather outside has you shivering, you may be tempted to blast the heater. Before you do that, consider these six options for keeping the inside of your…
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The Benefits of Converting to a Natural Gas Boiler or Furnace

Did you know that Minnesotans spends approximately $2 billion every year to heat our homes? Now that winter is in full swing, heating costs are likely making you break a…
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Do These 4 Things this Holiday Season to Keep Your Home Safe

Holidays are hectic. We know the last thing you want on your plate is more things to do, but following these four steps will help you have a safe and…
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Wood Fireplaces: Help or Hurt?

Maybe you are a home buyer interested in a property with a wood burning fireplace. Perhaps you are a homeowner finishing up the winter’s supply of firewood with one last…
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The Sense and Cents of Space Heaters

Space heaters are a nifty way to add comfort to high-traffic living spaces. When used effectively, they can even be more cost-efficient than turning up the thermostat. In contrast, space…
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Common Heating Myths Debunked

If you’ve followed the other posts in this blog then you’ve gained a slew of simple money saving tips. We give you the opposite in this post by debunking some…
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3 Common Causes of House Fires

Winter is infamous for house fires.  It is almost as if every time you turn on the news there is a report of someone losing their home and everything in…
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Upgrading to a High-Efficiency Boiler

70% of United States households have forced-air furnaces compared to only 11% with boilers. Despite its rarity, boiler heat still has its fair share of upside. If you have an…
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