Part of our mission here at Kiser Construction is to educate our customers on some best practices to care for their homes and prevent disasters such as water or fire damage. That’s why The Kiser Wire was created; your go-to blog for seasonal tips and tricks on protection and maintenance for your home.

We Tested Out Different Roof Rakes So You Don’t Have To

February 2024–There are multiple styles of roof rakes available to clear snow from your roof, but which works best? We tested out three different roof rakes to find out!

What Should Be Stored in a Fireproof Safe?

February 2024–When disaster strikes your home, the recovery process can be overwhelming. That process can be made even more overwhelming if important documents and irreplaceable valuables have been lost in a fire or flood. That’s why it’s crucial to have a fireproof safe or lock box and know what’s most important to store inside of it.

5 Tips for Preventing Burst Pipes

Prevent burst pipes blog

January 2024–When we’re stuck in a frigid cold snap, our homes are at risk of internal pipes bursting. This can happen when water inside the pipes freezes and expands, putting too much pressure on the pipes. Check out our five tips for preventing this from happening to you.

The Best Ways to Dispose of a Christmas Tree

Christmas tree disposal blog

January 2024–The longer your Christmas tree stays up and dries out inside your home, the more of a fire hazard it becomes. When it’s time for the tree to go, what exactly should you do with it once it’s taken down? Check out our tips on how you can responsibly and safely dispose of a live Christmas tree.

Holiday Fire Prevention

Holiday Fire prevention blog

December 2023–Fire risks increase significantly around the holidays. Let’s dive into a few potential risks and how to avoid disaster this holiday season.

Looking Into a Career in Construction?

Careers in Construction Month blog

October 2023–It’s Careers in Construction Month! A 9-5 office job isn’t for everyone, so whether you’re a high school student trying to figure out your post-graduation plans or someone just looking for a career change, consider looking into the construction industry!

10 Fire Safety & Prevention Tips

fire safety and prevention blog

October 2023–October 9th is the start of Fire Prevention Week, commemorating the Great Chicago Fire. To take part in observing Fire Prevention Week, we here at Kiser Construction put together 10 tips for fire safety and prevention.

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

fall home maintenance blog

September 2023–Fall is officially here! Time to pull out your favorite sweater, indulge in all things pumpkin spice, and prep your home for colder weather. Here is your fall home maintenance checklist from Kiser Construction.

What to Do After Storm Damage

what to do after storm damage blog

July 2023–We’re in the thick of severe weather season, so it’s important to know the steps you should take if a storm damages your property.

Summer Fire Safety

June 2023–Fire risk increases in the summer months as we start grilling, having bonfires, and setting off fireworks. Check out our tips on how you can enjoy these things safely this summer!

Tips & Tricks for a Greener Home

April 2023–April 22nd is Earth Day! Show a little love for our planet by implementing some of the following Earth-friendly tips around your home.

Spring Flooding Tips

April 2023–As the snow melts and temperatures climb, spring flooding is expected here in Minnesota. If your property is at-risk, here are some tips to prepare for the rising water levels.

Spring Home Maintenance

March 2023–After another long Minnesota winter, spring has officially arrived! As temperatures rise, it’s a good idea to check around your home for any damage sustained over the winter, make repairs as needed, and prepare for the warm months ahead.

Are You Underinsured?

December 2022–Three out of five homes in the U.S. are underinsured by an average of 20%. Not having proper coverage may result in you paying much of the repair costs out-of-pocket when disaster strikes. Find out how you can avoid this and ensure your home is fully protected should disaster strike.