What Minnesotan doesn’t LOVE spring?
Did the beautiful weather over the weekend trick you into turning on your outside water too early? What Minnesotan doesn’t LOVE spring?! As soon as those temps hit above 40 degrees we start seeing shorts and flip flops! Not only do us midwesterners push the open-toed shoes in the spring, but we may push turning […]
5 Quick Tips To Prep Your Home For Spring
Spring is definitely in the air these past few days and will be even more this coming weekend! When season’s change, many homeowners will begin to realize some of the effects the winter months had on their home—broken pipes, cracked hose bibs, sump pump failures, etc. After a Minnesota winter (even if it’s a mild one […]
Chimney Fires: Prevention and Safety Tips
Who doesn’t love the sound and smell of a warm crackling fire? While fireplaces add a decorative touch to any room, they have a function that is very important. Warmth! Growing up in tiny house in Minneapolis, I remember our fireplace being the “center” of the house. It always drew anyone who was in the […]
Candle Burning Safety Tips for Fall
Does anyone else think this Pumpkin Spice thing is getting just a little out of control??? For me, it went a step and a half too far by bringing it to the cereal aisle… Pumpkin Spice Cheerios, Special K, Life and even my ultimate favorite FROSTED MINI WHEATS… Boxed Cereal SAY WHAT??!!!! Whether you are […]
May is National Electrical Safety Month!
May is National Electrical Safety Month and a good time review electrical safety practices. Electricity has become such a necessary part of our lives that we tend to take it for granted, but using it safely is vitally important. Thousands of people in the United States are critically injured and electrocuted as a result of […]