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Entries from December 2015

Electrical Panel Safety Tips in St. Paul From Northwest ServiceMaster

December 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Electrical malfunctions and wiring problems are the third largest cause of home fires in Minnesota, according to the State Fire Marshal. That statistic comes as no surprise to us at Northwest ServiceMaster because we see the results of those electrical problems. Sparking from breaker boxes can start fires outright, while a circuit overheating can cause […]

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Avoiding Ice Dams and Water Damage in St. Paul from Northwest ServiceMaster

December 21st, 2015 · No Comments

The weather in Minnesota has been variable at best and warmer than normal in many areas. Yet, sooner or later, winter will find its way and there’ll be snow on the rooftops of St. Paul. And with melting and freezing cycles, homeowners may be confronted with ice dams. For those who manage to keep their […]

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Keep Your Indoor Air Clean in St. Paul with Northwest ServiceMaster

December 9th, 2015 · No Comments

How often should you change your furnace filter? Are all filters the same? If you know the type, brand, and size of your filter, along with the year and make of your gas furnace system, you can actually put some pretty reliable metrics on your home’s air quality. Aside from what you notice and the […]

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Avoid Frozen Pipes and Water Damage in St. Paul with Northwest ServiceMaster

December 4th, 2015 · No Comments

You don’t have to look back far into history to discover the problems frozen water pipes can cause. Both Roseville and White Bear Lake were the subjects of a Star-Tribune report just last year after extended arctic temperatures drove the frost line six to eight feet deep. Supply lines under streets and connecting lines into […]

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