Sandy’s Minneapolis Insulation, Garage, Dormer, And Bathroom Project

Upon the passing of their mother, Sandy and her brother inherited her Northeast Minneapolis home in the Waite Park neighborhood.  Their intention was to find a purchaser for the property, but they knew that significant improvements would be needed in order for the 1940’s bungalow to attract a buyer.  Their list of improvements was substantial.  The…
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Ice Dam Risk Factors

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement questions answered by calling 651-989-9226 or texting 81807.  Here’s the must-know information our COO, Andy Lindus, shared on 12.30.17.  With the subzero temperatures persisting, it’s unsafe to perform the vast majority of exterior home improvements…
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Keeping Heating Costs In Check This Winter

There are all kinds of records being set this month: in addition to those at the Winter Olympics.  For one, there have been the frigid temperatures.  With the drop in temperature, there have been record increases in propane prices, leading some to refer to it as “liquid gold”.  Some of the homeowners hit hardest by…
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Slashing Summer Energy Costs

With energy costs ever on the rise, it’s not a bad idea to thoughtfully examine your home to see how you can save without having to forego air conditioning.  The Department of Energy speculates that half of a household’s energy consumption is from heating and cooling.  Allow us to offer tips on how to keep your summer…
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The Down Low On Hot Roofs

Traditionally in the Midwest, homes are insulated with fiberglass or cellulose insulation.  However, a newer trend being seen in homes is the use of spray foam insulation.  Just as the name implies, this type of insulation comes in spray cans. It’s a combination of resin and chemicals such as polyurethane & isocyanides.   As the insulation is…
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