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How To Avoid Window Condensation In The Winter

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement quandaries addressed by calling or texting 651-461-9226.  Here’s the must-know information our COO, Andy Lindus shared on 11.26.22.  

Many Midwestern homeowners encounter sweaty house windows in the winter months.  While window condensation can seem like a minor problem, it can lead to severe issues.

Why Is Condensation Bad On Windows?

Windows condensate in the winter when a home’s warm, humid air meets the window’s cold surface.  Condensation on windows in cold weather can damage the frame and surrounding walls.  Window condensation can also create mold, fungus and dry rot.  Eliminating winter window condensation ensures that the health of your family remains intact.

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Reasons Why Condensation Happens In Windows

Home Humidity Levels Are Too High

Healthy home humidity levels in the winter are different than the summer.  As the outdoor

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Which Home Renovations Can Happen In The Winter

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement quandaries addressed by calling or texting 651-461-9226.  Here’s the must-know information our COO, Andy Lindus shared on 11.12.22.  

When Is It Too Cold For Outdoor Home Improvement Projects?

Many Twin Cities & Western WI homeowners ask what temperatures prevent exterior projects.  There are many factors that play into the answer.  Here’s what you need to know!

Winter Roof Replacement

The installation of ordinary shingles should take place at temperatures above 40 degrees. Roofers using GAF Glenwood® and Timberline® AS II Shingles have more flexibility. This type of roof replacement can happen in temperatures as low as 15 degrees.  That’s because the roof installation uses shingles that are thicker than builder grade.

Placing tents over the pallets the roof shingles sit on can also keep them at the ideal temperature.

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Radon Answers For Your Home

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement questions answered by calling or texting 651-961-9226. Here’s the must-know information our Jesse Trebil, owner & operator of Safe Basements of Minnesota

What Are Acceptable Radon Levels At Home?

Radon is a radioactive gas. This means that there are no levels of exposure that are 100% safe.  The EPA recommends radon mitigation when levels reach over four picoCuries per liter.

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What Season Is Radon The Worst?

A home’s average radon levels tend to spike in the winter months.  This is because the radon is not able to exit the home.

The air stack effect is also more prevalent in the winter months.  The pressure difference due to the stack effect pulls air from your attic to your basement in the winter.  The more the basement stack effect occurs,

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Must-Know Facts About Insulation Contractor Services| Lindus

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement quandaries addressed by calling or texting 651-461-9226.  Here’s the must-know information our COO, Andy Lindus shared on 10.15.22.  

When temperatures drop, it’s common for homeowners to see a spike in energy bills and wonder if they need new home insulation.  Working with a reputable insulation contractor can ensure that you can improve your home’s energy efficiency and overall level of comfort.

What Are Signs That My Home Insulation Needs To Be Replaced?

If an attic’s fiberglass insulation is discolored, it’s a sign that air is moving through it.  This means that the home insulation is not working as well as it should.  Rodents that live in your attic can also lower the effectiveness of the insulation.  A third sign that home insulation services are needed is if there is

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Why Choose Lindus for Your Metal Roof Installation

Lindus Construction Has A Long History Of Success

Since 1979, Lindus Construction has been assisting homeowners in Western Wisconsin, Minneapolis, St. Paul, and beyond with interior and exterior projects.  With over 150 employees, we are deeply committed to proving excellent customer service and products guaranteed to last a lifetime.  Our corporate headquarters continue to remain in the hometown of the family that founded us over 40 years ago.  From day one, we have offered a lifetime workmanship guarantee stipulating that if any of our installations fail due to subpar workmanship, the replacement is covered at no cost to the homeowner.  This continues to be the reason why our organization receives national awards and excellent customer reviews.

Homeowners can rest assured that whether they choose to partner with us for roof installation, gutter replacement, and more, their house will be treated with the utmost care by both the second and third

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