Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Want Pure, Great Tasting Drinking Water? Install an Under the Sink Water Filtration System!

Water quality is a growing concern both in the Glen Carbon area and in the rest of the United States. Although our tap water is disinfected by our local treatment plants, there are a number of contaminants that still make their way into our drinking water and many people aren’t comfortable with consuming the chemical byproducts that are created when...
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How can an Energy Recovery Ventilator Solve Air Quality Problems in Your Home

There are many ways you can improve your home’s air quality. Installing a high-efficiency filter or a whole house air cleaner, for example, is a great way to remove the pollutants in your air that cycle through your HVAC system. But filtration is only one way to improve air quality. If you want the highest-quality air in your home, you...
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Recommended Water Heater Temperature Setting for Glen Carbon Area Homes

Did you know that the temperature that your water heater is set at can have an effect on the efficiency of your home and the safety of your family? Furthermore, many people don’t even know that their water heater’s temperature is set too high! Today we’re going to give our recommended water heater temperature settings and talk about the benefits...
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Recommended Thermostat Settings for Summer in the Glen Carbon Area

During summer here in the St. Louis Metro East area, homeowners often have two conflicting desires: they want their homes to be as comfortable as possible but they also want to keep their energy bills under control. One of the main factors to influence both of these things is your home’s thermostat settings. Today we’re going to provide you with...
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What are the Benefits of Having Duct Sealing Performed by Tiger Services?

According to the EPA, the typical home loses about 20 percent of the conditioned air that moves through its ducts because of leaks, holes and disconnections in the ductwork. This can lead to some major comfort and efficiency problems in your home. So what’s the best thing a St. Louis Metro East area homeowner can do to prevent these ductwork...
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Install an Instant Hot Water Dispenser and Stop Waiting for Water to Boil!

If you’re like most homeowners in the St. Louis Metro East area, you use hot water in the kitchen on a daily basis. In fact, you probably spend much of your time in the kitchen waiting for a pot of hot water to heat up on the stove. Wouldn’t it be great to eliminate the waiting and have hot water...
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How to Change an Air Filter in Your HVAC System

Changing your air filter is probably the most important maintenance task you have as the owner of an HVAC system. Without regularly changing your filter, your system will become significantly less efficient and it could experience problems like overheating and breakdowns. Luckily, changing your filter is a simple task that should only take a minute or two. To help you...
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When to Replace Your Water Heater: 5 Factors to Consider

As a homeowner, you want to get the most out of your investment in your home appliances, and your water heater is no exception. So how do you know whether it makes more sense to repair or replace your unit? The five factors for when to replace your water heater that we’ve listed below will help you make the right...
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What is an HVAC Maintenance Agreement and Why Should you Consider Joining Tiger’s Club Membership?

If you want to minimize problems with your HVAC system and ensure that it runs as efficiently and smoothly as possible year-after-year, it’s essential that you schedule annual tune-ups. And if you’re already scheduling tune-ups for your furnace and air conditioner every year, you can save a lot of money and enjoy a number of other great benefits by joining...
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Install a Hot Water Recirculation System for Instant Hot Water in your Home

Think about the last time you turned on a faucet and waited for hot water. Most likely, a stream of unused water was sent down the drain while you waited for it to heat up. In the average home, somewhere between 10,000 and 20,000 gallons of water is wasted per year on waiting for hot water! Luckily, a hot water...
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