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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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Furnace vs. Heat Pump: Which Heating System Is Right for Your Home?

Whether you’re installing a heating system in a brand new house or replacing your existing heating unit, you should understand which type of heater is best for your home. Many homeowners assume a furnace is their only option, and though furnaces are undoubtedly popular, they’re not necessarily the best option for everyone.

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5 Things Your Plumber Wants You to Know

The holiday season is notorious for household plumbing problems. Houseguests, family dinners, and copious amounts of holiday cooking all contribute to the increased stress on the average household plumbing system. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, some plumbing companies even experience a 50% increase in service calls!

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5 Common Winter Plumbing Emergencies and How to Prevent Them

Freezing temperatures and holiday celebrations are notorious for causing household plumbing emergencies. In fact, for many plumbing companies, winter is the busiest season of the year. Fortunately, a little proactive maintenance is usually all it takes to prevent plumbing emergencies entirely.

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Got a Finicky Commode? 5 Signs You Need Toilet Repair

A malfunctioning toilet will display several signs that indicate the need for repairs. Click to learn what you should look for to determine if your household toilets require professional repairs.

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