Posted on 12/9/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Steve’s Plumbing and Heating explains common signs that your HVAC thermostat is in need of replacement.
Posted on 10/14/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
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.
Posted on 10/7/2019 12:16 PM By Steve's Plumbing
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.
Posted on 8/12/2019 11:15 AM By Steve's Plumbing
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.
Posted on 6/10/2019 8:25 AM By Steve's Plumbing
When the outdoor temperatures skyrocket, you expect your air conditioner to keep your home cool. To do this, you need to ensure your air conditioner is prepared for these summer months. Here are a few tips to help you get your air conditioner ready.
Posted on 5/20/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
When the summer heat arrives, there's nothing worse than flipping on your air conditioning and finding out it doesn't work. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to avoid such a scenario and make sure your air conditioning works. Here's a look at why your air conditioning needs to work this summer.
Posted on 4/22/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
After your heating and cooling unit heats or cools air, it blows that air through ductwork into your home where it exits through vents. Ducts are flexible, thin metal tubes, which can rip or break due to age, pests, or the natural contraction and expansion they undergo as hot and cold air travels through them. When there is a hole, rip or tear in the ductwork, heated or cooled air can escape, rather than properly traveling through to your vents. This is why it is so important to have them repaired if needed. Here are two of the most common signs that your ductwork may have a rip or tear and need to be repaired or replaced.
Posted on 3/25/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
The best way to maintain your plumbing system is to schedule an annual plumbing inspection with Steve’s Plumbing & Heating. We offer comprehensive assessment services including repair and plumbing replacement. A plumbing check-up could reveal small issues before they turn into costly problems. To schedule your check-up this spring, call us today. We’ll send a technician to your home to perform a point-by-point evaluation and let you know what we find.
Posted on 3/11/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Several factors can affect your plumbing system’s efficiency. Over time, worn out components and environmental factors can change the water pressure throughout the network. If you would like to find out how you can make your pipes operate more efficiently, contact Steve’s Plumbing & Heating. We can perform a full inspection of the system to determine where you are wasting money. Below are key areas we can assess to improve how well your plumbing performs.
Posted on 1/7/2019 2:04 PM By Steve's Plumbing
A heat pump is part of a mechanical-compression cycle refrigeration system that we install for both heating and cooling purposes. The pump circulates warm air from one location to another. Which direction the pump moves the air depends on the temperature outside (or the temperature needed inside the building). When it’s cold outside the pump takes the air and converts it to warm air before pushing inside the house. When it’s warm outside, the pump removes the warm air so that the AC unit can produce cold. It is the most vital component in your heating and cooling system. So, as you might guess, when the heat pump goes bad, it cripples the rest of the equipment.