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  • Weatherization program for low-income residents

    Weatherization program for low-income residents

    “Every year, Prairie Five receives funding from the Department of Commerce, who in turn gets it from the US Departments of Energy and Health and Human Services, to help low-income households get their homes ready for the upcoming Minnesota winter. The program costs around $7,000, and includes work such as insulating attics and walls, air sealing, furnace and water heater  Read More »
  • You may want to inspect your furnace if you have recently had roof repair

    You may want to inspect your furnace if you have recently had roof repair

    “The first freezing temps of the year always bring on an influx of calls to HVAC technicians. This year in particular, companies in several parts of North Texas say they’re overwhelmed with the number of furnaces they’re finding disconnected from the vents that keep families safe. These chilly last few days of October are the first that many are turning  Read More »
  • Signs that your heating system is about to give out

    Signs that your heating system is about to give out

    “Heating systems will always need maintenance and repair over time, but waiting until winter arrives to take action on any noticeable issues concerning your heating unit can be disastrous. Ryan Williams, general manager of 128 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric, gives tips to Boston-area homeowners about signs to look for that indicate a heating system is failing,” Check out the  Read More »
  • How appliances can keep your valuables safe during a storm

    How appliances can keep your valuables safe during a storm

    “Whether you ride out the storm in your home or evacuate, you’re sure to have valuables to safeguard against Hurricane Irma. Here are two options you might not have thought of: the washer/dryer and the dishwasher. These household appliances could theoretically house lighter, less bulky items like small picture frames, documents and sentimental keepsakes. Your best bet is to wrap  Read More »
  • As winter approaches be sure to have your furnace inspected

    As winter approaches be sure to have your furnace inspected

    “A high tech HVAC company in Minneapolis has launched furnace repair services for area customers to help them to prepare for the frigid Minnesota winter. Versatile Services Online has recently announced that they are now providing customers with furnace inspections and repairs to ensure that they are ready for the upcoming colder months.” Check out this article here. To make  Read More »