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Indoor Air Quality: How Winter Can Make Your Allergies Worse

Everyone knows that winter is cold and flu season, and spring is allergy season, right? But what if we told you that winter can often make your allergies worse? You know that stuffy nose you always get? Or how about the itchy, dry eyes that plague you all winter long? While you may have assumed the common cold was causing your symptoms, chances are your allergies were to blame. What’s causing your worsened allergy symptoms during winter? The experts at Steve’s Plumbing & Heating explain.

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Dry Skin Getting You Down? How a Permanent Humidifier Can Help

Winter weather is notorious for sapping your skin of its much-needed moisture. Harsh winds, sub-zero temperatures, and dry air can really do a number on your skin over the span of our snowy months here in Wisconsin. And while slathering yourself in lotion multiple times a day might be a quick fix, what your skin (and nasal passages, lips, and eyes) really need is more moisture in the air. How can you achieve that? With a permanent humidifier inside your home! The professionals at Steve’s Plumbing & Heating explain what humidity control is and how it can benefit you and your family.

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What’s That Noise? Your Guide to Common Plumbing Sounds

Have you been hearing strange gurgling noises coming from your sink or bath? How about unusual banging or vibrations when you shut your water off? If this sounds familiar, you likely have a plumbing problem in need of attention. Plumbing system wear-and-tear is completely normal, and as your system ages, you may start noticing intermittent, unusual sounds. It’s highly important that you address these noises as soon as you hear them to avoid more costly future repairs. Today, the experts at Steve’s Plumbing & Heating are here to educate you on the most common plumbing noises and what they can indicate.

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Make Sure Your Home’s Heating System is Ready for Winter

Autumn is almost here, and that means that winter is just around the corner. In Wisconsin, we all know how important it is to be prepared for the brutal cold of the winter season. But, while we’re still out basking in the warm sunshine, our homes’ heating systems are the least of our worries. A well-maintained heating system is key to staying comfortable during the long winter season, so don’t skip your autumn preparations. To help you prepare for winter, our experts at Steve’s Plumbing & Heating discuss how to get your system ready for the frigid days ahead.

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Dripping Faucet? Why You Need to Have it Repaired

Drip, drip, drip—the sound of your hard-earned dollars going straight down the drain. That annoying dripping faucet doesn’t just raise your utility bill; it could end up causing damage to your home, too. If you’ve noticed a consistent drip from any of the faucets throughout your home, it’s important to address the issue before it gets out of hand. What can happen when you ignore that bothersome drip for too long? The plumbing professionals at Steve’s Plumbing and Heating discuss the consequences below.

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What To Do When Your Water Heater Breaks

It's one of the worst things a homeowner can experience, but there are quite a few things you can do to prevent serious damage to your home (and income) in the event your water heater tank breaks. Thankfully, we're not only make the situation considerably less stressful, but walk you through the steps so you can rebound as soon as possible. Here's a look at what to do in the event your water heater tank breaks.

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The Benefits of Reliable Emergency Plumbing Services

Plenty of plumbing companies promise emergency services, but not all of them have the means to provide truly reliable work when you need it the most. Steve's Plumbing and Heating has been helping homeowners out of their worst plumbing jams for many years now, and we know just how important it is to take action as soon as possible. See why it's crucial to choose a plumbing company that can really get the job done.

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Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Tips

A hot summer day is one of the worst times an air conditioning unit can fail, with many individuals seeking a resolution as they overheat. Thankfully, some problems don’t necessarily require extensive work on your end. Here's a look at some of the more common air conditioning unit problems and how to fix them.

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New Kitchen Faucet? Leave the Installation to a Professional

Do-it-yourself videos have a knack for making everything look easy, but if you've ever tackled a project as a first-timer, you know it doesn't go the way they show it on YouTube. While it is possible to overcome unexpected difficulties, doing so as a first-timer is typically a long and frustrating process. Do you really want to go through all of this just to put in a new faucet?

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How to Maintain Your Home’s Drains

The drains in your home carry used water out of your home and to your septic system or the sewer drain line. If you don’t properly care for and maintain your drains, they can fail, which can cause nasty water backups. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how to properly care for their drains. Here are a few tips you can follow for proper drain maintenance:

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