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What You Need to Know When Burning Wood

To aid in the prevention of chimney fires and carbon monoxide intrusion and to help keep heating appliances and fireplaces functioning properly, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) offers the following safety tips: Get an annual chimney check. Have chimneys inspected annually, and cleaned as necessary, by a qualified professional chimney service technician. This reduces […]

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How to Select and Store Firewood Safely

I feel one thing most Minnesotan’s can agree on is that fall here is an amazing season! As the temperatures start getting cooler at night we focus on the positives by getting excited about pumpkin spice candles, watching football and best of all a warm crackling glowing fire… whether outside or in! In this blog […]

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Other Causes of Home Fires and Ways to Prevent Them

While cooking fires are the most common causes of fires in our homes, there are several other causes of fires that also put our homes at risk. One of the best things we can do is educate ourselves and our families on what the common causes of fires are and then look for ways to reduce our […]

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The Most Common Cause of House Fires

When I was researching for this blog, I was honestly shocked to learn that cooking fires are one of the leading causes of house fires in the winter. In my house I am not allowed to burn candles (which I thought for sure would be the leading culprit!) or have a real Christmas tree due to risk […]

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Tips for Reducing Smoke Damage Losses

Smoke damage can wreak havoc in your Minneapolis home, and it becomes harder to repair over time. Get rid of odors quickly to avoid a persistent problem. Kitchen flare-ups, closed fireplace flues, and electrical fires can send smoke throughout your house charring walls, covering everything, and stinking up the place. The longer you let smoke and […]