The Importance of Timely Furnace Repairs and Maintenance

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As the chill of the Wisconsin winter sets in, our reliance on an effective furnace becomes crucial. Yet, it’s easy to overlook the importance of regular furnace maintenance and timely repairs until the bitter cold prompts a wake-up call. In this article, we’ll explore the significance of proactive furnace care, not only for the sake…

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Smart Strategies to Save Money on Plumbing

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Maintaining a functional and efficient plumbing system is essential for any household, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. From preventive measures to simple fixes, there are several ways you can save money on plumbing while ensuring your home’s water and sewer systems work seamlessly. In this article, we’ll explore practical tips and expert…

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Debunking Common Plumbing Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

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Plumbing is an integral part of our daily lives, yet it remains shrouded in mystery and misconceptions. From quick fixes to old wives’ tales, plumbing myths often circulate, leading to misguided decisions and potential problems down the line. In this article, we’ll dive into some common plumbing myths, debunking them with expert insights and practical…

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The Ultimate Guide to Unclog a Drain Without Harsh Chemicals

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Are you tired of using harsh chemicals to unclog your drains? Not only are they harmful to the environment, but they can also damage your pipes. Luckily, there are several ways to unclog your drains without using harsh chemicals. In this post, we’ll provide you with the ultimate guide to unclog a drain without harsh…

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10 Practical Tips to Reduce Water Usage & Lower Your Bill Today

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Do you want to lower your water bill and reduce your water usage? Many homeowners are looking for ways to save money and conserve water, but they don’t know where to start. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with 10 practical tips that you can start implementing today to reduce your water usage and…

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The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters: Is It Right for Your Home?

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Are you considering switching to a tankless water heater but unsure if it’s the right choice for your home? Tankless water heaters have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their energy efficiency and convenience. However, like any home improvement decision, there are pros and cons to consider before making the switch. In this…

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Low Shower Water Pressure & How to Fix It

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Having low water pressure when showering can be a considerable inconvenience. If you’re looking for ways to increase your shower water pressure, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll discuss some common issues that can cause low water pressure in showers and how to troubleshoot and fix them.   Common Causes of…

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High Water Pressure: Common Signs & Helpful Fixes

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High water pressure in your home can be a serious issue. It can cause damage to your plumbing system and lead to expensive repairs. It can also lead to water leaks, increased energy costs, and even property damage. Fortunately, there are ways to identify and fix high water pressure in your home.   Identifying High…

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Common Plumbing Problems & What To Do About Them

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Plumbing issues can be a hassle, especially in a cold climate like northeast Wisconsin. Whether you are dealing with a clogged sink, a leaky faucet, or a broken water heater, plumbing issues can be a real headache. Luckily, Drucks Plumbing & Heating Co. has the experience and expertise to help you with any plumbing issue…

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The Benefits of an Updated Thermostat

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If you find yourself constantly adjusting the thermostat in your home, it may be time to upgrade. A new thermostat can make all the difference when regulating temperature, energy efficiency, and convenience. Let’s look at why installing a new thermostat is an essential investment for your home.   What Are The Benefits of A New Thermostat? TEMPERATURE…

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Understanding Your Water Heater: Anode Rods

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Are you familiar with anode rods? If not, that’s okay. You’ve come to the right place! Anode rods are an essential component of a water heater system. With them, your water heater is protected from all sorts of problems, like rusty water or a broken heating system. They serve a particular purpose, so it’s important for…

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How to Protect Your Home from Frozen Pipes this Winter

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When the winter temperatures range from frigid to freezing, homeowners often forget to take preventative measures to combat frozen pipes. The good news is that there are several ways to protect your home’s pipes from freezing and risking causing damage to your home and its plumbing system. In this blog, we’ll discuss how you can employ…

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