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fall

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 your tune- up Preventive maintenance will help you recognize if your unit will withstand the harsh and demanding Minnesota winter. …

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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 your furnace is dangerous to your property and the health of those inside your home can be a frightening, high-pressure situation. …

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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 sweat. And if you use oil or propane for heating, those costs might motivate you to make a change. Converting …

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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 happy holiday season and reduce the risk of a house fire. Water your Christmas tree A recent article showed the …

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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 heaters have also been linked to an estimated 25,000+ house fires and nearly 80% of fire-related deaths in the U.S. …

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