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Blaine Minnesota Handyman

It’s here! Brrrrr! Even though it happens every year, the first snowfall of the season seems to just sneak up on us. Welcome to November in Minnesota. Call it our winter dress rehearsal for what is sure to be a very snowy, very cold, and very long winter. Living in Minnesota, we are all familiar with the extreme weather our beloved state can create. From arctic blasts and freezing temperatures in winter to violent thunderstorms in spring and summer, the Minneapolis-St Paul area gets more than its fair share of extreme weather. Don’t we know it! Continue reading

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Keep Your Heat Inside This Winter With Weather Stripping, Caulking and Insulation

We can’t deny it anymore – another Minnesota winter is here. Are you ready for the season? For a cost and time efficient way to stay warm and reduce your heating bill this winter,  weatherizing your home is something that Minnesota homeowners can benefit from. By focusing on upgrading and maintaining items that keep the cold air out and make your heating more efficient, the following tips are able to both decrease cold weather utility bills and make your home a cozier, more comfortable place to be in! Continue reading

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Caulking, Weather Stripping, and Insulating For Energy Savings

The most common question homeowners may ask regarding weatherization is this: “What exactly is weatherization?”  Weatherization refers to many elements of your home. Any area which can be infiltrated by heat or cold, or can allow precious heating and cooling dollars to escape are affected by your home’s weatherization. Continue reading

Windows and Doors Weather Stripping MN | MN Handyman

Window/Door Weather Stripping Installation MN | MN Handyman

Sealing Leaks

Many air leaks and drafts are easy to find because they are easy to feel — like those around windows and doors. But holes hidden in attics, basements, and crawlspaces are usually bigger problems. Sealing these leaks with caulk, spray foam, or weather stripping will have a great impact on improving your comfort and reducing utility bills. Continue reading

Caulking, Insulation and Weather Stripping | Handyman MN

Caulking, Insulation and Weather Stripping  | Handyman MN

But besides being ideal for storage, attics represent a great opportunity to save money.  How?  The largest source of potential heat loss in a home is through the top. Attic insulation traps the heat inside to keep the house warm. Continue reading