Difference Between GFCI and AFCI


What is a GFCI? What is an AFCI? Do you know the difference between a GFCI and an AFCI? If you answered at least one of those questions, you’re ahead of the curve! If you couldn’t answer any of them, that’s okay. That’s what we’re here for. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter GFCI stands for ground […]

Combat Allergies with your HVAC System

Combat Allergies with your HVAC System

Minnesotans both anticipate and dread spring. We look forward to the warmer weather that (sometimes) comes around mid-April, but dread the stuffy noses, itchy eyes, and sneeze attacks that come with it. Combat seasonal allergies with your HVAC system. Keep Ducts Clean Regular maintenance of your ductwork, including periodic cleaning, can help reduce pollutants that […]

Why you Need an Electrical Certification for your Home

Electrical Certification

With all of the advances in home electricity it’s easy think all electrical certifications, as well as city and code compliances, are up-to-date. As it turns out, however, the National Electrical Code (NEC) is updated every three years. This means your home needs to be checked regularly to make sure it is up to code. […]

Interactive Home Security: Bring your home into the future


Home security is something that should be taken seriously, for all types of homes. Whether you rent, own, live alone, or have a family, safety should be a top priority. About 74 percent of attempted home break-ins are cut short by the sound of an alarm. Not only are home security alarm systems vital to […]

Dangers of Aluminum Wiring

Dangers of Aluminum Wiring

If your house was built between 1965 and 1973, it’s very likely it was built with aluminum wiring. You might be thinking, “So, what’s the big deal?” Turns out homes wired with aluminum are 55 times more likely than copper-wired homes to have one or more connections become a major fire hazard. A typical home […]



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