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Martens Minute—Your Premium HVAC & Plumbing Blog

The best place to find the HVAC and plumbing advice you need? Right here—welcome to Martens Minute, our blog on all things home comfort. Bookmark this page and check back regularly for the latest in heating, cooling, plumbing, and remodeling service. Start reading our blog posts below or reach out to us anytime for information or to schedule an appointment.

  • in Plumbing
    Martens plumber in blue shirt helps prevent frozen pipes.

    How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

    Frozen pipes are among the most dangerous plumbing emergencies. Not only are they challenging to fix, but they can also be extremely costly. So as temperatures continue to dip in Wisconsin, it’s more important than ever to ensure you don’t make this pricey mistake. Martens Plumbing & Heating is here to help you prevent frozen...
  • in Furnace
    Winterize your home with these helpful tips from Martens Plumbing.

    Here’s How You Can Winterize Your Home in 4 Easy Steps

    Winter is definitely upon us. And with falling temperatures comes the need to get your home ready for our cold season—preferably before it actually hits. Today, the experts at Martens Plumbing & Heating have some simple tips and techniques you can use to winterize your home before the snow starts to fall. Find them below...
  • in Indoor Air Quality
    Woman relaxes on couch in her home and smiles from air purifier benefits.

    Here’s How an Air Purifier Benefits You and Your Family

    While we think of houses as a place where we’re protected from harmful germs and contaminants, that’s not always the case. Because our homes are closed up most of the time, they can become a breeding ground for harmful pollutants and bacteria. Fortunately, air purification systems can help. In this blog, the Bryant® experts at...
  • in Plumbing
    Pipe bursting in basement shows common plumbing emergencies happen.

    Common Plumbing Emergencies and What to Do About Them

    Plumbing is one of those home systems we don’t spend much time thinking about–until an emergency arises. The good news is that you may be able to fix some of the more common plumbing emergencies yourself. Martens Plumbing & Heating breaks them down below. See what you can do, and if you need help, don’t...
  • in Air Conditioning, Furnace
    Tech in red shirt shows female homeowner HVAC troubleshooting tips.

    HVAC Troubleshooting Tips You Should Know

    Taking the time to go over the basics of your heating and cooling systems can help save you the hassle of an unneeded service call. Martens Plumbing & Heating is happy to share our favorite HVAC troubleshooting tips to help you do so. Read them over below, and if they don’t solve your problem, don’t...