Recent Blog Posts

  • Power Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

    December 15, 2014
    Owning a home, means maintaining a home. In order to do so properly, there is a basic arsenal of power tools that each homeowner should have at their disposal. If space is an issue, a homeowner should choose tools that are multifaceted, making the most effective use of the workshop storage space.
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  • Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

    December 1, 2014
    Many think air pollution is just an outdoor issue. The truth is, indoor air quality is just as important. Perhaps even more so, when you consider the amount of time spent indoors.
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  • Tammy Johnson wins 1st place at the MN NKBA Design Awards Gala for the Small Kitchen Category

    November 14, 2014
    Please join us in congratulating Tammy Johnson, one of the Arrow Building Center Designers at the Arrow Cabinet Gallery. Tammy won 1st place at the MN NKBA Design Awards Gala for the Small Kitchen Category.
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  • Tips for Living through a Renovation

    November 1, 2014
    A renovation project can be very rewarding. But like most things in life, rewards don’t come easy. Renovation projects can vary in size and expense, though one theme that holds true throughout any of them is the impact it makes on your daily life.
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  • What to Look For: Inspecting your Insulation and Weather Stripping

    October 15, 2014
    As the cold weather approaches and your furnace begins its annual duties, we often think of ways to make our homes more energy efficient. One thing that can make a big impact on energy savings at a reasonable cost is inspecting your insulation and weatherstripping.
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  • Your Home Fire Safety Checklist

    October 1, 2014
    Since October is Fire Safety Month, it seems like the appropriate time to go over what you can do in regards to fire safety in your home. According to the CDC, deaths from fires and burns are still the third leading cause of fatal home injuries. Of these deaths, 70% are due to smoke inhalation.
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  • Is it Time to Add More Attic Insulation?

    September 15, 2014
    So, you’ve got your new windows and doors. All of your weather-stripping is in place and your house is sealed against the elements. You may think you’re all set for the approaching cold weather.
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  • DIY Tips for Repairing a Cracked Basement Wall

    September 1, 2014
    If you find excessive dampness your basement, the likely culprit could be a crack in your basement wall. When you consider that your basement walls hold up your entire house, then knowing that there are cracks present can sound a little intimidating.
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  • Repairing Rotted Window Sills

    August 15, 2014
    Window sills take quite a beating. Constant exposure to the sun, rain and ice can take a toll, especially when water finds its way beneath the layer of paint and caulk. Ongoing exposure to moisture can cause the sill to rot, a process that only gets worse over time.
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  • Home Preparation Tips for Summer Storms

    August 1, 2014
    You take the good with the bad. A fact of life that is all too true in relation to summer weather. While Mother Nature can spoil us with her bright sunny days and warm breezes, she still manages to let us know who’s in charge now and then.
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