Pool Under A/C

Is there a swimming pool forming under your A/C unit?

By Phil Lorum | July 13, 2017

Every so often you may see water pooling under your air conditioner&ellip; and thats ok. Small amounts of water collecting underneath your A/C unit are typical. You’re likely to see puddles when it is very warm outside and the unit is working hard to keep your home cool. BUT… if you see a larger ‘swimming…

Meat Marinade

Stramowski’s Absolutely Magnificent Meat Marinade – Happy 4th of July!

By Phil Lorum | June 29, 2017

Happy 4th of July! Every year, our thoughts turn from fixing and installing residential HVAC units to one of our favorite things: Grilling. With the 4th of July just ahead, we wanted to share a simple meat marinade we’ve used that will make any steak, chicken, or pork taste incredible. Trust us… if you use…

Cool As Cucumber

Stay cool as a cucumber this summer…

By Phil Lorum | June 12, 2017

It’s easy to say that winter never leaves Wisconsin, but in reality there will be some hot days in store for us this summer. Though your air conditioning will keep your home cool, it can also run-up your electric bill during the warm months. Here are a few ideas for maximizing the impact of your…

Breathe Easy

No wonder your nose is all stopped up.

By Phil Lorum | April 27, 2017

Every year around this time many people’s allergies start acting up and they end up M-I-S-E-R-A-B-L-E. A stuffy nose is the least of it. Pressured, pounding sinuses, sneezing and scratchy throats are the worst and most people turn to OTC medications to provide relief from allergies. Many who suffer are discovering that improving their indoor…

Smart Thermostat

Smarter thermostats keep you more comfortable

By Phil Lorum | March 23, 2017

More and more people are turning down their home thermostats during the work day in order to save on their energy bill. The problem is that they often come home to a cold house in the winter and a hot house in the summer and have to adjust the temperature and wait until the furnace…

Time to line up your ducts!

By Phil Lorum | March 7, 2017

Part of maintaining your home’s heating and air conditioning system includes making sure your air ducts are clean. Over time they collect dust, dead bugs, animal hair, and even mold, which can all be detrimental to your home’s climate health. The EPA recommends you clean your ducts if you think there’s mold in them, you…

Working on Tablet

Technology helps lower HVAC repair costs

By Phil Lorum | January 24, 2017

When it comes to heating and air conditioning in the home, advancements in technology are helping to lower operation costs and the service calls on furnace and air conditioning units. Not only is new equipment becoming more efficient, but the servicing of older, existing equipment has gone high tech too! HVAC companies, like Stramowski, have…

Home Fire

Don’t burn your house down this Christmas

By Phil Lorum | December 21, 2016

These tips can help make your home warmer and safer this winter You may not know this, but December through March of every year is the period when many house fires start as a result of faulty heating systems – many of which are preventable. Safety is very important at this time of year and…

Get some extra MOO-lah this holiday!

By Phil Lorum | December 2, 2016

Schedule replacement of your new furnace or boiler and get a $150 Visa Card From Stramowski Heating! Starting now through the end of the year*. Not sure if you need a new furnace or boiler? Stay ahead of the game by checking out our latest blog post, “If you think you may need a new…

Furnace Checkup by Stramowski Heating, Inc. in Oak Creek & Milwaukee, WI

If you think you may need a new furnace… plan ahead!

By Phil Lorum | November 17, 2016

There’s an old expression that “when it’s raining outside it’s not the best time to have your roof fixed”. The same thinking works for a new furnace. The dead of winter is not the best time to buy a new furnace because HVAC technicians are busy fixing homes that are out of heat. A little planning goes a long way when…

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