5 Tips to Help You Remember to Change Your Air Filter

Posted on September 20th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Changing your air filters is an essential home maintenance task. Clean air filters help keep your system running smoothly, prevents breakdowns, helps you save money and keeps your home a more comfortable (and even) temperature. That said, we know that it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day and forget when to […]

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What Shouldn’t Go In Your Toilet

Posted on September 15th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

There are few experiences more terrifying than watching the water rise when you flush the toilet bowl. And while this is every homeowner’s nightmare, it is also a common plumbing problem. Fortunately, when you know what you can and cannot flush down your toilet, you can help prevent toilet clogs in your own bathroom. Make […]

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Why Do You Need to Rotate Your Ceiling Fans?

Posted on September 14th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Ceiling fans are a must-have in any home — but did you know that they are just as useful in the fall and winter as they are in the spring and summer? It’s true! Just as your ceiling fan can cool you down on hot days, it can also help re-distribute warm air during the […]

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How to Improve Your Home’s Water Quality

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Here in the Twin Cities, it’s not uncommon for homes to have hard water. Hard water is full of dissolved minerals like chalk, lime, calcium and even magnesium. But while these minerals are safe to ingest, they can impact the overall water quality of your home. How does hard water affect your water quality? The […]

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End of Summer HVAC Checklist

Posted on September 6th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

With the summer quickly winding to a close, it’s time to start thinking about how to prep your home for the new season ahead. While we’re sure that there are plenty of home improvement projects you wish you would have gotten to this summer, here is a checklist of HVAC musts that you’ll want to […]

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Keep These Labor Day Foods From Clogging Your Garbage Disposal

Posted on August 30th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner! Are you planning on celebrating the unofficial end of summer with family and friends? You’re not alone — Labor Day is a popular weekend for BBQing. If you plan on throwing a party, here are a few tips to help you host a plumbing-friendly Labor Day weekend […]

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How to Prevent Pet Hair Drain Clogs

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Our pets are such an important part of our families. We don’t know what we would do without them! But while we love our puppies, we don’t love when their pet hair clogs our shower drains. If you have a dog that sheds, here are a few ways that you can keep your pup and […]

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What Type of Thermostat Is Best For My Home?

Posted on August 23rd, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Your home’s thermostat is one of the most important features in your entire home. It controls your heating, it controls your A/C, it allows you to keep your home comfortable and it gives you control over your power bill at the end of the month. So when it comes to choosing the right thermostat for […]

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How to Prep for Your Labor Day Weekend Party

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

It’s time for one last bash of the season! But is your home ready for all the “goodbye summer” parties Labor Day weekend brings? How to Prep for Your Labor Day Weekend Party: Change Your Air Filters If your HVAC air filters are clogged and dirty, your system will have to work harder to keep […]

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Common Household Plumbing Problems That Can Lead to Mold Growth

Posted on August 14th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Household leaks can be frustrating. They waste water and can lead to additional plumbing complications like staining, water damage and wear and tear — but did you know that plumbing leaks can also encourage mold growth? Any damp environment is a breeding ground for mold. Here are a few of the most common plumbing problems […]

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