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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 Furnace
    Technician in blue shirt crosses items off his fall furnace checklist.

    Cross These 8 Things off Your Fall Furnace Checklist

    As we get into the fall season, it’s time to get your furnace ready for the cold winter months ahead. Martens Plumbing & Heating is here to help—below, you’ll find our fall furnace checklist (which applies to every homeowner, no matter your system’s make and model). As always, if you have HVAC questions in your...
  • in Furnace
    Martens tech in blue shirt checks condition of a new furnace in a customer's home.

    How to Know When It’s Time for a New Furnace

    How confident will you be when you turn on your furnace for the first time this season? Your heating system is often taken for granted—until something goes wrong. While many furnace issues have straightforward fixes, others may require a full system replacement. Below, the experts at Martens Plumbing & Heating share five big reasons why...
  • in Plumbing
    Plumber works on pipes and shares reasons to have your water tested.

    3 Great Reasons to Have Your Water Tested Today

    Your water quality is so important to the safety and well-being of you and your family. Bad water will not only taste or smell bad, but it can also cause staining or worse yet, make someone seriously ill. That’s where Martens Plumbing & Heating can help—below we’re sharing these and some of our other top...
  • in Air Conditioning
    Martens technician makes plumbing upgrades to home including replacing a water heater.

    3 Plumbing Upgrades That Make a Huge Difference in Your Home

    Updating your plumbing is often a task that’s beyond a homeowner’s level of comfort. That’s why it’s important to rely on experts like those at Martens Plumbing & Heating to help you. Below, we’re sharing three popular plumbing upgrades that can make a huge difference in your Mukwonago-area home. Read them over, then call us...
  • in Air Conditioning
    Martens technician in hat and blue shirt performs annual AC maintenance on outdoor unit

    How Annual AC Maintenance Can Save You From a Hot, Muggy Summer

    Summer is great, with its clear skies and beautiful weather. But it can also bring those hot, muggy days we all dread. Martens Plumbing & Heating is here with good news — annual AC maintenance can help put an end to your discomfort. How? Read on to discover the ins and outs of air conditioner...