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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 Air Conditioning
    HVAC tech in blue shirt and hat finalizes homeowner's air conditioner replacement.

    What to Expect When Getting an Air Conditioner Replacement

    The moment has arrived—you’re finally getting that much-needed air conditioner replacement. While no one looks forward to making a major update to such a crucial home system, Martens Plumbing and Heating is here to make the installation process as smooth as possible. Discover below what to expect when the time comes for a new AC...
  • in Indoor Air Quality
    Family of four sits on couch enjoying ideal humidity level in their home.

    What Is the Ideal Humidity Level for Your Home?

    Home is where we spend most of our time each day, so it’s important that we feel comfortable there. A big part of that is having the ideal humidity level in the house. Martens Plumbing & Heating has expert knowledge on the topic—which we’re sharing below. Humidity 101 If your home lacks humidity, which often...
  • in Indoor Air Quality
    Yellow caution sign warns of allergy season ahead; air ventilators can help.

    How Air Ventilators Help Keep Spring Allergies in Check

    Though spring brings much-needed warmer weather, it’s also been known to cause problems with allergies. Thankfully, the indoor air experts at Martens Plumbing & Heating can help—our air ventilators go a long way to solving both issues with allergies and many other air quality problems. Learn how below, then call us at 262-363-7146 to discuss...
  • in Indoor Air Quality
    Martens tech replaces air filter under furnace for better indoor air quality.

    Use These 5 Tips for Better Indoor Air Quality Today

    According to the Environmental Protection Agency, we spend about 90 percent of our time indoors. That’s exactly why your home needs better indoor air quality. Martens Plumbing & Heating is here to help—we’re sharing five tips you can use to ensure the air you breathe inside is as clean as possible. Read them over, then...
  • in Plumbing
    Homeowner successfully learns how to replace a shower head.

    Here’s How to Replace a Shower Head

    Whether it’s due to poor water pressure or you’re looking for a way to decrease your water usage, knowing how to replace a shower head is important for every homeowner. The master plumbers at Martens Plumbing & Heating want to help. Below are our step-by-step instructions on how to install a new shower head. Have questions? Give...