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4 Common Spring Plumbing Problems to Watch For

If you made it through a Wisconsin winter without any plumbing problems, you’re not out of the woods yet. Learn which plumbing issues are most common in spring, so you know what to watch for. 

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Tips for Handling a Plumbing Emergency

If you ever face a sudden plumbing emergency, you should know how to handle the situation calmly. Click to learn helpful tips for managing a plumbing disaster with ease.

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Spring Air Conditioner Checkup: 8-Step Checklist

Have you started creating your spring cleaning to-do list yet? Be sure to add an air conditioner checkup to your tasks. While the weather in Central Wisconsin might not yet be indicative of warmer days to come, spring is right around the corner. And when it arrives, you’ll want to make sure your a/c unit is clean and in proper working order before you crank it up.

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4 Common HVAC Noises and What They Might Indicate

It’s normal for your HVAC system to emit some level of noise. Heating and cooling a home requires multiple components to function simultaneously, and no electrical or gas-powered unit can operate without being at least somewhat audible. But when that noise sounds unusual, it may be cause for concern.

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Should You Install an In-Home Air Purification System?

How clean is the air inside your home? Do you even know? Most of us assume we’re breathing pure air inside our homes — after all, how dirty can our indoor air get when our windows and doors are always shut?

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Is It Time to Replace Your Thermostat? 5 Signs to Watch For

Is your furnace acting up? Have your monthly energy bills been rising mysteriously? Your thermostat may be the culprit. While thermostats don’t have a set lifespan, they’re not designed to last forever. On average, a standard thermostat will begin experiencing performance issues around the 10-year mark.

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How to Handle 4 of the Most Common Water Heater Issues

Is your water heater on the fritz? How inconvenient, right? Whether you’re not getting enough hot water or you’re unit appears to be leaking, several minor issues can cause your water heater to malfunction.

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Sewer Repair: 5 Signs You Probably Need It ASAP

Here’s a fun fact: Sewage backups are never covered by standard homeowner’s insurance. Which makes it imperative that you pay close attention to the way your plumbing and sewer system perform. When you do, you’ll be more likely to catch minor red flags before they balloon into expensive plumbing problems.

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Got a Leaky Faucet? Here’s What Might Be Causing It

Have you been dealing with a leaky faucet? Perhaps you ignored it for a while but recently decided you could no longer stand that steady (and obnoxious) drip, drip, drip? You’re in the right place.

At Steve’s Plumbing & Heating, we know dripping faucets are typically caused by one of four easy-to-diagnose problems. But if you let this minor issue go unrepaired, it’ll inevitably grow worse. Plus, it’ll cost you extra on your monthly water bill.

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4 Signs You Should Repair or Replace Your Ductwork

Most homeowners rarely think about the health of their duct system, and to be honest, ducts are pretty easy to forget about. They live inside your walls after all, and like many things in life, if they’re out of sight, they’re out of mind, right? But neglecting routine duct maintenance will only cost you in the long run.

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