Doug Knese Honored As Community Hero With New Furnace

Doug Knese Honored As Community Hero With New Furnace A very special hospice employee in St. Cloud received the gift of a brand new furnace for being recognized as a Community Hero by his employer, Finken Companies and Bryant. Doug Knese, house manager for Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta, MN, was nominated by Quiet Oaks Executive Director Linda

Plumbing & HVAC Installation At St. Joseph Millstream Park Pavilion

HVAC system at Millstream Park Pavilion

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How Geothermal HVAC Saves You Money, Energy And Make Your Home Safer

Geothermal HVAC

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” custom_class=”] At Finken, we take pride in offering energy- and cost-saving equipment to local homeowners. While geothermal HVAC systems have been around for decades and are amazingly efficient at heating and cooling a home, not many people know of or utilize them. So let’s take a look at how a geothermal system works, and some concerns

Get Toasty Warm This Winter With A Radiant Heat Boiler!

Water heater and eye wash station at MN DNR building

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” custom_class=”] Forced air furnaces and other heating options are great, but at Finken we also often recommend boilers to go with either radiators, baseboard heating or the ever-popular in-floor heat system! Boilers can run off of natural gas, LP gas or electricity, and our expert HVAC team can help you determine what would be most efficient

4 Quick Insulation Ideas To Help Keep Winter Out Of Your Home

Winter Insulation

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” custom_class=”] Heating your home through the harsh Minnesota winter can be expensive, especially if you have areas without great insulation. Hopefully you have great insulation in your walls in ceiling, but heat can still escape rapidly through windows, fireplaces, gaps around doors and other places. We have some quick, inexpensive insulation ideas to help you keep

What’s in your future?

Explore the Trades

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New Home for MN DNR

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

When the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided to consolidate their Sauk Rapids and Montrose facilities, they looked to Dale Gruber Construction’s team, including Finken Plumbing, Heating and Cooling and Finken Water Treatment, to get the job done.   The new DNR location at 1035 S. Benton Drive, is about one block from the former Sauk Rapids office. The move

Energy-Saving Tips And Upgrades To Make This Winter

Energy Saving Tips

Strategies To Make Your Home Heat U-Smart This Winter December is here and winter’s chill has shown up with it! Do you cringe every time you turn up your thermostat? Do you reach for a blanket and shiver your way through the winter for the sake of preserving your pocketbook? Do you tell your kids to put on slippers and

Bad Habit Makes Good Beer

Bad Habit Brewing Co Logo

The best beer starts with perfect water, from Finken of course. Bad Habit Brewery in downtown St. Joseph makes beer out of tap water. Hard tap water. Sound like a tough place to start when you’re making beer this good? Well, it is. If you’d leave it that way. But at Bad Habit, they use carbon filtration from Finken Water

Rolling Ridge Renovation

Rolling Ridge Wedding and Event Center

Finken Plumbing, Heating and Cooling had the honor of being part of a unique barn-raising of sorts this summer at our neighbors down the road, Rolling Ridge Wedding and Event Center. Also the home of Scenic Specialties landscaping, the Rolling Ridge Wedding and Event Center is situated on a picturesque 14-acre woodland in St. Joseph, MN and is comprised of