Get Rid Of Springtime Allergies

The snow is gone! The air is warm(er)! Soon it will be filled with the birds, the bees, and unfortunately, a whole lot of pollen.  Most of us are more than ready for this transition, but for some the joys of spring come along with congestion, watery eyes, and fatigue.  If you are an allergy sufferer and […]

3 Specials From Practical Systems To Save You Money On Home Maintenance

Are you looking for a good deal on your home maintenance costs?  If you’re someone who never buys something at full price and always has a coupon, Practical Systems has a deal for you.  Read below to find out more about our online specials and how you can take advantage of them. Home maintenance is […]

3 Tips To Get Your Air Conditioner Ready For Winter

The Minnesota State Fair begins this week, which is a signal for Minnesotans to pack away the swimsuits, put the boat in storage, and get the kids off to school.  Among the things that need to be addressed to get ready for winter is getting your air conditioner unit ready for those long, dormant months.  […]

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Do you ever look at the energy efficiency graph included in your CenterPoint Energy bill and wonder how your home can become more efficient?  You feel like you’re doing the best that you can, but then your air conditioner kicks on and it noisily makes you aware that it may be what’s holding you back […]

Get Your Cooling System Mid-Summer Tune-Up

Who can complain about this weather?  It’s been mild with no rain.  These perfect summer days may have even driven you to forget about your air conditioner!  However, we’re likely to have several more hot days this summer and well into the fall.  If you were one of the households whose air conditioner broke down […]

4 Basics To Maintaining Your Air Conditioner

With the heat wave we’ve been experiencing this July in Minneapolis, MN, many people are discovering their deferred maintenance on their air conditioner is causing them to lose their cooling system just at the wrong time.  When people run into this problem, they may also have a hard time finding a technician who has the […]

How Practical Systems Helps You Cool Off Efficiently This Summer

Our Minneapolis lakes are beautiful and a fantastic place to spend a Saturday afternoon with friends and family.  But it’s a fact that they do get warm and weedy this time of year.  Practical Systems provides several cooling options.  As an authorized Trane dealer, we provide our clients with the best and most efficient cooling […]

Homes Without Forced Air: 3 Affordable Cooling Options

For homeowners with radiant hot water heated homes, summer may be a point of contention for you.  You bought your home because you loved the architecture, however, you may have sacrificed on cooling options.  In this blog I’m going to talk about three affordable options for cooling homes that have hot water heat. Homes that […]

5 Most Common Summer Allergens

For most people in the Minneapolis, MN area, summer means endless hours out on the boat, catching a happy hour out on a patio with friends, and summer camps for the kids.  However, for some people, summer means the onset of allergies caused by plants that bloom all summer long.  In this post I’m going […]

7 Benefits Of Installing A Whole House Dehumidifier

Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night with a serious case of night sweats?  One cause might be from over-indulging in libations.  But if you’re sure an overworked liver isn’t the cause to your clammy skin, it’s probably because you need a whole house dehumidifier.  When the air is cold in […]