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 […]

5 Benefits Of Your Practical Advantage Preventive Maintenance Program

When you own your own home, it can be difficult keeping up a timely maintenance schedule for all of your home’s appliances.  That’s why Practical Systems came up with the Practical Advantage Preventive Maintenance Program!  Read about how enrolling in our maintenance program will keep your appliances humming and your indoor air comfortable all year […]

It’s Time To Tune Up Your Boiler Heating System

Many homes in the Minneapolis area are heated by using a boiler system to produce hot water heat.  It’s a good idea to get your system tuned up every year, but you may be wondering what the tune-up technician is looking for during the process.  After reading this blog, you’ll know exactly why it’s so important […]

Getting Your Natural Gas Fireplace A Tune-Up

Imagine you’re coming home from work on the coldest day and snowiest day of the year.  You wrestled with our legendary Minneapolis winter weather traffic jams and it took you an hour longer to get home than normal.  The temperatures were so low that your garage door was frozen to the floor of your garage, […]

3 Positions Practical Systems Is Now Recruiting For

I hope 2013 has been as prosperous and busy for you as it has been for Practical Systems.  We’ve been consistently busy for months now.  What does that mean for you?  Soon you will be able to get on our schedule quicker when you call for an appointment because Practical Systems is actively recruiting!  We’re […]

It’s Time To Get Your Furnace Tuned-Up!

The time after Labor Day means many things to families in the Minneapolis metro area.  Summer is over, fall is upon us, and most importantly, kids are finally out of the house and back to school all day!  Sending the kids away all day not only puts them in the care of someone else for […]

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 […]