Homeowners Insurance and Disaster Restoration (updated)

Posted on September 8, 2021.

Even though we work in the disaster restoration industry, we hope that you, the homeowner, will never need to use your homeowner’s insurance. Whether it’s smoke damage, fire damage, water damage, or vandalism clean-up, any in-home disaster is a challenging and stressful experience for any homeowner. Whether the impacted area is one room or your entire home, … Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Home Cool in the Summer

Posted on June 28, 2021.

Call it climate warming, but the summers in Minnesota are getting hotter, more humid, and more unbearable. When heat indexes are on the rise, there are other ways you can keep your house cool rather than cranking up the air conditioner, which means a higher electric bill. Try some of these tips.  Close Blinds and Shades  … Continue Reading

How to Get Smell Out of Carpet

Posted on June 26, 2021.

Do you notice a musty smell coming from your carpet even though you vacuum daily? It’s only been a year, or maybe less, since you had your new carpet installed and all you can smell is your dogs. Or maybe it is an older but in good condition carpeting that has a lingering smell. Try … Continue Reading

Getting Your Home Ready for Summer in 8 Simple Steps

Posted on June 23, 2021.

Getting Your Home Ready for Summer in 8 Simple Steps  As we approach the end of June and the Summer solstice has just started, the memories of hibernating indoors from the cold weather have hopefully faded away. Maybe you have not had the time to get your home ready for summer yet and kept putting that spring … Continue Reading

Don’t forget to Check your Filters

Posted on June 21, 2021.

Summer is just starting to kick into high gear but make sure you take preventive measures with your furnace by checking your filters regularly. Your filters are just as important for your furnace when you are running your central air as when you are running your heat. If you are like most people, you probably … Continue Reading

4 Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning

Posted on April 30, 2021.

Air ducts circulate airflow from heating and cooling equipment in your home maintaining temperature throughout the day creating your desired state. This system plays a crucial part in your health, as well as, the cleanliness of your living space. Removing contaminants from an air duct system will greatly reduce the effects of dust and mold accumulation. After air duct cleaning, you will experience … Continue Reading

Mold Growth Requires Immediate Attention

Posted on April 23, 2021.

Mold grows anywhere moisture is present. You can find it inside HVAC ducts and inside cavities, in attics, and in basements. You can find it outdoors on siding and shingles, or inside in your grout.  Mold can trigger allergies in humans. Some molds are toxic. Toxic molds are rare, usually incurring only in indoor environments … Continue Reading

Dealing with Heavy Rains

Posted on April 16, 2021.

Summer brings barbecues, baseball, swimming, warm weather, and RAIN. Lots of rain which can flood basements if you do not take proper measures. Now, not EVERY basement has a sump pump, but if yours does, it is important to know what you should do to make sure when you need it, the sump pump works properly. Waking … Continue Reading

Statistics and Strategy for Siren Season

Posted on April 9, 2021.

On the first Wednesday of every month, emergency sirens sound.   In Minneapolis, CNN reporter Josh Campbell was questioning his safety when the tornado sirens blared at 1pm on the first Wednesday in April. The first Wednesday in April happened to also be having a significant rainstorm. The National Weather Service had to clarify that there was no … Continue Reading

Fix A Leak, Save Money

Posted on March 26, 2021.

  Did you know that a leaky faucet dripping at the rate of one drip per second can waste more than 3000 gallons per year? A shower leaking at 10 drips per minute wastes more than 500 gallons per year. Together we can save 1,000,000,000,000 gallons of wasted water each year. It is easy! Just by … Continue Reading