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How Do Heat Pumps Work?

If you’ve lived in Wisconsin through the winter season, you know just how frigid the weather can get. And you also know just how expensive it can be to heat your home when outdoor temperatures start dropping. But if you’ve always heated your home using a traditional furnace system, you may not be aware that a more efficient heating system is available.

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Do You Need a Whole House Air Purification System?

Did you know the air inside your home could be up to five times more polluted than the air outdoors? If you’re concerned about your indoor air quality, you’ve probably wondered whether portable air purifiers or a whole-house air purification system can actually benefit you and your family. At Steve’s Plumbing & Heating, we specialize in air purification and are here to fill you in on what you need to know.

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How to Find the Best Furnace Repair Company for Your Needs

At some point, your furnace will develop a few operational problems, or worse, it’ll completely take a dive. And when that happens (it’s inevitable, so plan for it), you need to have a furnace repair specialist whom you can trust to fix the problem promptly.

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Best Indoor Plants for Air Purification

Houseplants are a lovely aesthetic addition to any home, but did you know they serve an important functional purpose too? According to NASA, indoor plants can help reduce levels of airborne pollutants in your home. But before you head off to your local nursery to stock up on greenery, you should know: not every species of indoor plant is great for air purification.

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5 Furnace Maintenance Tips for Winter

Colder days aren’t far off in central Wisconsin, and that means it’s time to start thinking about furnace maintenance for the winter season. If you’re unsure how to go about maintaining your furnace for peak performance, our team at Steve’s Plumbing & Heating is here to help! Check out our tips below that’ll help ensure your heating system performs optimally all winter long.

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Why Won’t My Toilet Flush? 5 Possible Causes

Got a toilet that can’t flush properly? Whether the bowl empties halfway, it fills up with way too much water, or your toilet simply won’t respond when you push the flush lever, we’re here to help. At Steve’s Plumbing & Heating, we can diagnose and fix your non-functional toilet in a snap. That said, it’s never a bad idea for you to know what might be going on with your toilet too.

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5 Signs Your Water Heater Is on the Verge of Failing

Are you a fan of ice-cold showers? No? Then you should know most water heaters last a maximum of 12 years, and once yours starts approaching the end of its life, it’ll let you know. But unless you’re aware of the signs of a failing water heater, you might not recognize there’s even an issue until it’s too late and you’re stuck without hot water.

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4 Reasons Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Cooling Your House

It’s stifling outside and no matter how low you set your thermostat, you still find yourself sweating up a storm indoors because your air conditioner won’t cool your house properly. What’s going on? Can you fix it? Do you need to call an air conditioner repair specialist? Read on to learn about the most common reasons air conditioners fail to cool properly, and what you can do to solve the problem.

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Plumbing Repair: 4 DIY Fixes That Can Get You in Trouble

Got a minor plumbing problem that seems like it has an easy DIY fix? While repairing a small pipe leak or busting through a tough drain blockage on your own might seem simple, most plumbing issues really require professional attention.

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4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Ductwork

Even though your air ducts are tucked away out of sight, it’s important to pay attention to their performance. To ensure your air conditioner and heater operate as efficiently as possible, you must make sure your duct system is fully intact, but since it’s tough to get your eyes on, that can be a challenge.

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