Fall is here, but it already feels like winter. This blog post is coming a day earlier than scheduled due to the snowstorm that's in the forecast for tomorrow! If you haven't finished your fall maintenance list, get on it immediately. To help you remember everything you're supposed to do as a Minnesota homeowner, we've compiled a comprehensive list of fall maintenance items.
There are some spectacular private gardens around the Twin Cities. We discover several each year in our Beautiful Gardens contest. From October to April, we'll bring you into one Beautiful Garden a month.
I frequently receive this same question: what causes those black verticals stains on walls along the stud lines? To make it short and sweet, the answer is soot, and it's usually caused by candles and thermal bridging.