Posts Tagged ‘winter’
 
 
 
Driveways & Sidewalks
 

Better Snow Shoveling: Tips and Tools To Save Your Back

Shoveling snow is a fact of life for many of us, and just because we get used to it doesn’t mean we have to like it. Snow shoveling can put a real strain on your back, and leads to very real injuries every year, ranging from pu...
 
Air Quality
 
HVAC air filters
HVAC air filters
HVAC air filters

HVAC Air Filters Work Hard, Change Them Often

As temperatures dip lower every day, furnaces begin to work overtime, and HVAC air filters get dirty more quickly. If you haven’t cleaned or replaced your furnace filter lately, now is a good time to check on it. Blocked filter...
 
Green Living
 

Green Ideas for a Warm and Cozy Winter Home

Cold days and seemingly endless winter nights can really take a toll on your psyche, especially as the winter drags on into its second and third month. A warm, cozy home can be the antidote you need to cure the winter blahs, so...

 
Gardens
 

Affordable Winter Greenhouse

Most people think it is impossible to grow vegetables in the middle of “deep winter” and assume a greenhouse will yield more electric bills and less produce. That is no longer the case. Farmers from Northern Minnesota have disc...
 
Home Security
 

Home Security for the Holidays

It might be hard for most of us to believe, but many burglars target homes during the holiday season. With front yards decked out with decorations and homes and cars filled with all sorts of Christmas goodies, this time of year...