Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Why You Should Not Rely on Luck Alone When it Comes to Maintenance

Luck and St. Patrick’s Day go together; however, when it comes to caring for your heating and cooling equipment, luck is not a great policy. Your air conditioner and furnace are major pieces of equipment inside your home and it is vital to stay up to date on maintenance to ensure they continue to run at optimal levels.  Benefits of Regular Maintenance:...
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Annual Maintenance, Equipment Checks and Your Wallet

Maintenance is an important part of home ownership and you don’t want to leave your heating and cooling systems off your yearly maintenance checklist. By performing yearly maintenance and regularly checking your equipment, you can greatly extend the life of your units. Plus, you can fix any small problems before they grow into large, expensive problems. It’s advised that at the...
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Some of the Most Expensive Mistakes You Can Make as a Homeowner

  Being a homeowner comes with a lot of responsibilities and tough choices. Unfortunately, some of the decisions you may be making in your home can actually be costing you quite a bit of money. No worries, we are here to help you identify some of the most expensive mistakes made by homeowners and how to correct them.  The Most...
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Take Care of Your Home and Family by Taking Care of Your Furnace Filter

  You probably do not give your furnace filter much thought but it plays an important role in keeping your family healthy and your HVAC system running efficiently. What makes your furnace filter so important? Take a deep breath. How is the air quality in your home? The condition of your furnace filter helps improve you and your family’s quality of living....
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Labor Day Already? Are You Ready for the Changing Seasons?

  Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer here in the Midwest. The weather will slowly start to transition from hot, humid summer temperatures to cool, crisp autumn air. As we begin to move from one season to another, here are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you are ready for what is to come. Life...
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Sick of High Energy Bills? Get Your Ducts in a Row!

  Air ducts play a major role in keeping your home safe and comfortable, but they are easy to forget about. However, if you are noticing that your energy costs are higher than they should be, you may have your ductwork to blame. Improperly insulated or sealed ducts can lead to some extremely expensive consequences. Leaky ductwork can increase the...
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More than Just Comfortable: the Added Benefits of Your AC

  Summer is in full swing and you are loving the cool air and comfort provided by your AC. After all, these warmer months would be fairly miserable if air conditioners weren’t around, but you may not be aware of some of the other added benefits that your AC system provides. Bonus Benefits from Your AC:  Indoor Air Quality: Your heating...
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Symptoms of a Failing Air Conditioning System

  A functioning air conditioning system is your best defense against the scorching summer heat. The last thing you want to deal with during a heat wave is a broken AC, which is why it is important to be on the lookout for signs that your air conditioner may be failing you. Whether your system is undersized, unable to keep up...
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Should I Shut My AC Off During Thunderstorms?

  Thunderstorms and rocky weather are a way of life here in the Metro-East Area and we are all aware that there are some safety precautions we should follow when severe weather starts. Head indoors or take cover, do not sit near windows, roll up your car windows if driving, etc. but many people may not be aware of the...
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