Oct 13

Words from the Wise

    We at Cullen’s Home Center believe on improving the skills within us. Because we only know what we know, we look to resources and help. One of our favorite resources we use is John Maxwell. A leadership guru, he has helped shape us and teach us. Whether is has been thru videos, seminars, or books, this man has taught us about the subject of leadership. If you aren’t familiar with John Maxwell, we encourage you to.

John Maxwell’s Advice On Quitting

When to quit:

(1) Quit something you don’t do well to start something you do well.

(2)  Quit something you’re not passionate about to do something that fills you with passion.

(3) Quit something that doesn’t make a difference to do something that does.


Oct 09

Customer Appreciation Sale Winners!

     Congratulations to our 3 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS! Our bi-annual Customer Appreciation Sale was held September 20th- 27th in all 4 locations. With every purchase of $199 or more, customers spun the wheel to win items such as: Caldrea, home decor, laundry soap, cleaners, grill accessories, etc. Included in these items were a chance for a drawing of one of our 3 grand prizes. The winners of these grand prizes are:

  • Kara Lee Brandner of Battle Lake, MN   **Winner of 39″ LED TV!
  • Sid Schmidt of Alexandria, MN    **Winner of the Blu-Ray DVD Player!
  • Jeff Ostenson of Ashby, MN   *Winner of the Weber Baby Q Grill!

Congrats again- we sure hope you are enjoying your free product! Thank you for your business!

Oct 07

The “Hype” About Bulbs


   Who knew there were so many to choose from? There are incandescent bulbs, candelabra bulbs, flourescent (or CFL’s), halogen, LED, xenon bulbs….. and the list goes on. Most of us are used to using the standard A19 base incandescent bulbs- the biggest decision we had to make was whether we wanted 25 watt, 40, 60, 75 or 100watt. Well, the days of using incandescent bulbs are officially numbered.

  In 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act. This would force manufacturers to over time stop production on incandescent bulbs, beginning with 100 watt and moving down the list from there. 100 watt and 75 watt are obsolete today (unless stores purchased stock) and as of January 1st, 2014 60 watt and 40 watt have been omitted as well.

  Where does that leave us? LED’s. Although the investment is GRAND up front, you should never have to change an LED in your lifetime, or at least not more than once. LED’s are much more energy efficient and overall better for our environment. Our recommendation: Don’t wait until all of your incandescent bulbs burn out– start now!Replace them one by one. Perhaps, one a month. It wont seem to hurt the pocketbook quite as bad that way.

  Check out this great article for more information on finding the right bulb for your home. Be sure to watch the video, it will help you understand the bulb “lingo” better!




Oct 04

National Karastan Month

Join us for National Karastan Month! Now thru November 10th take advantage of some amazing deals on Karastan carpet. Premium carpet at resonable prices. You just cant beat it!

Oct 02

More Celebrations!

Happiest of birthdays go out to Mark Vanderwerf and Jenn Rasmusen (ahum.. 40!)!

We celebrate these two today and wish them a wonderful year to come. Jenn does a great job as one of our receptionists and Vandy…. well, he’s Vandy. The ”voice” of Cullen’s Home Center and the one most of you know! Thank you both for your hard work and dedication to your jobs here at Cullen’s Home Center. We appreciate you both!!

Oct 01

It’s A Ladies Night Out!

   Join us tomorrow, Thursday, October 2nd for a ladies night out event! The 2014 Women’s Showcase will be held at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria from 3pm-7pm. Cullen’s will have many new and fun items on display. Stop by our booth and register to win a Frigidiare Steam Iron! It’s a well attended event and will be well worth your time! See you at the ballroom!

Sep 29


    LVT…. what is it? It’s the hottest trend in flooring to date! Luxury Vinyl Tile. Easy to maintain, easy to install, and easy to love! As most flooring, this product comes in various sizes, colors and patterns. Plank or tile…..grouted or ungrouted…..

  Consider this option for your next flooring need, you wont be disappointed!

Sep 23

Another to Celebrate!

   Today we celebrate another loyal employee- Mr. Mike Johnson!  Mike works in our flooring department and does an tremendous job. He runs all the commercial flooring, and as you can imagine- that’s not an easy task! — on top of working with customers on a daily basis. Thank you for your dedication and hard work Mike. We appreciate you! Happiest of birthdays. We hope you have a wonderful day and a blessed year!

- Your friends at Cullen’s

Sep 19

We Appreciate You!

Cullen’s Home Center’s Customer Appreciation Sale!

 September 20th- September 27th

   We appreciate you, our customer. Stop by to take advantage of huge savings throughout the store…. in every department! With any purchase over $199, spin the wheel for free prizes. Prizes include: Caldrea, Home Decor items, grill seasonings, cleaning supplies, laundry accessories, and so much more! Be the lucky winner who wins a Blu-Ray Player, a Weber Grill, or even a 39″ LED TV! Thank you for your continued support and business! We look forward to seeing you! Fall Customer App 2014-1Fall Customer App 2014-2

Sep 18

A Little Chilly Inside Today!

     The crew is hard at work today installing our new front entrance. Both the height and the width have increased and we believe it makes quite the statement! Follow us on our progress. We are overly excited to see the “NEW” Cullen’s Home Center- we hope you are too!FrontDoorHole

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