Winter is Coming, Get Your Furnace Checked

home in the cold covered in snow

It is debatable if winter being on its way is unfortunate or fortunate. Whether you like the cold and snow or not, make sure your furnace works properly before you wake up one frosty morning with no heat. At Finken, we not only ensure your furnace has its regular maintenance checkup, but we can also complete service repairs. But why

Add Cleaning Your Drains to Your Autumn To-Do List

clean drain in a sink

There might be several items on the list of things you should accomplish before winter comes. While you think about what you need on your list, consider adding cleaning the drains in your home to your to-do list. If your pipes give you any warning signs like gurgling sounds, pooled up backups, or smells, you should pay attention. Taking care

Why You Need Custom Water Bottles for Your Event

Water Bottles

Are you a business hosting a big event? Are you planning an outdoor party or celebration? For either occasion, customized one-time use water bottles are a great addition. With COVID-19 restrictions for serving drinks and the necessity of being outdoors, single-use bottles are the best option for hydrating your guests. Customize them to fit the event or brand them using

The Benefits of Staying Hydrated and Drinking Water Regularly

woman drinking water

We hear time and time again that drinking water is essential to our wellbeing. But which aspects of your health benefit from drinking water? Well, water is great for many parts of your body and can promote a healthier lifestyle. Many health authorities live by the 8×8 rule, eight ounces of water eight times a day, which equals to two

Consider Radiant Floor Heating Systems Before Winter

Cat lying on the floor

Many homeowners are moving away from carpeted flooring because tile and wood are often easier to keep clean. In the Midwest, however, carpeted floors protect your feet from getting cold, especially in the winter months. Radiant In-floor Heating will save your toes from the cold and help lower your utility cost in the winter months.   Radiant floor heating has

Storage Vs. Tankless Water Heater: Which is Right for You?

water heater on the wall

Water heaters are necessary for every home. Whether you’re purchasing one for your new home or replacing an old one, it’s a necessary investment. Before making the big purchase, you should consider the cost, efficiency, and longevity of a new water heater. Many people who have never purchased a water heater before don’t understand the difference between a storage-tank water

Water Tasting Funny? You Might Need A Reverse Osmosis System

Tap water reverse osmosis system

Many people debate whether water has a taste or not. However, even if you don’t think it has a taste, you can often tell when it smells or looks wrong. The taste of water can change from home to home, but odd-tasting tap water can cause people to spend money on filters to get rid of the taste of pennies,

Is it Time to Get Your RPZ Valve Tested?

home drinking water RPZ Valve

Is it time to get your RPZ valve tested? If you read that question and have no idea when the last time your reduced pressure zone (RPZ) was tested, it’s probably time to contact a professional. Minnesota state law requires RPZ valves be checked annually and for the whole unit to be rebuilt every five years. Your home has an

Is a Water Softener System Right for You?

Water Softener System Tap Water Flowing

We’ve all been washing our hands more frequently over the last few months. Have you noticed that your home’s water is leaving a film on your hands after washing? If you have, you may have hard water. Water is typically clear. However, it contains minerals and chemicals that indicate the “hardness” of the water. Homes with hard water often cause

Is it Time for an Air Duct Cleaning?

Air Duct Cleaning HVAC System

When was the last time you cleaned your air ducts? Don’t remember? Well, it’s probably time you get your air ducts cleaned. Many experts agree that there are benefits to having air duct cleaning performed regularly at your house.   How often do I need to clean my air ducts? Every three to five years is the suggested timeframe to