Tiger HVAC Considerations When Remodeling

Tiger HVAC Considerations When Remodeling

Renovating and remodeling can be stressful and expensive but what’s more stressful is discovering that all your hard work has caused more problems. For your HVAC system, this means that something like adding a window can affect its performance. Here are four ways your HVAC system is affected by modifications to your home. Heat gain and loss As mentioned above,...
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The Basics of Drain Cleaning Devices – Tiger edition

When a drain backs up, you need to have a solution on hand. Sometimes waiting it out can allow for things to clear up but this is an extremely rare, though fortunate, event. Most times, you have to get in there and get it cleared yourself, before it gets worse or you’re left without a functioning bathroom, laundry room or...
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HVAC Shortcuts Tiger suggest you should Avoid

“Life hacks” are popular these days because most people are busy, overwhelmed and need shortcuts. Between work, taking care of kids, managing the house, getting enough sleep, exercise and healthy food, you need some relief. Fortunately, your HVAC system doesn’t need daily attention. It does, however, require maintenance and skipping or postponing these core items will cause more trouble than...
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5 Things Tiger Plumbers Wish Everyone Knew

It takes years of training and even more years of hands-on experience to become a great plumber. You might not have the time or desire to follow this path yourself but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it completely. Some basic working knowledge will help you make the right decisions for your home’s plumbing system. Here are five things that...
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Why You Never Have Enough Hot Water

A cold shower can sometimes be a treat in the heat of summer. But other times of the year, not so much. If you live with other people, you may find yourself juggling bath times with chores that need hot water because it runs out too soon. If this is an ongoing problem, here are five reasons why and how...
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Prevent Springtime Plumbing Problems

April showers bring more than just May flowers. They can also bring plumbing problems. Here are some plumbing issues that tend to arise as the weather warms up and ways to prevent them. Blocked Pipes In the spring, trees start spreading new roots. These roots can grow into your pipes, damaging or blocking them which can create clogs. Take precautions...
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Mental Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring cleaning has roots in multiple cultures including the Persian new year, Passover, and Lent. It involves a thorough cleaning of your home from top to bottom in the springtime. Your mind is no less important than your surroundings and spring can also mark a time of renewal for yourself mentally. You’ve probably accumulated a ton of “grime” from the...
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4 Reasons to Schedule an AC Tune-Up this Spring

When was the last time you changed the oil in your car? Probably when the manufacturer recommended, based on the mileage & time since the previous oil change. Your heating & air conditioning equipment should be no different.  No matter your system’s age, regular maintenance is a must. Here are 4 reasons why you should schedule an AC tune-up this...
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Characteristics of a Great Plumber

A good plumber is like gold. A great plumber is…well, priceless. You can have issues that come up rarely and are dealt with quickly or you can be stuck with problem after problem that never gets solved in a timely manner. Here are the characteristics of a truly professional plumber. They communicate Good plumbers communicate with you. Whether they are...
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Why is My Natural Gas Bill So High?

Spring might be just around the corner, but furnace season is still in full swing. Because of the colder weather, you might have noticed an increase in your natural gas utility bills. Let’s take a look at why your natural gas bill can be so high this time of year, and some steps you can take to reduce this expense....
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