Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

7 Reasons Your Hot Water is Cold

Have you ever jumped into your shower only to be welcomed by icy or lukewarm water? Well, that can be explained! Here are seven reasons why your hot water is out, and how to fix it. Leaking hot water pipe If you are suddenly left without hot water, it is possible you have a hidden leak somewhere in your home’s...
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5 Reasons to Avoid DIY Plumbing

Doing your own repairs (and even some upgrades) around the house can be a rewarding process. Even if you struggle through it, the end result is all yours. Plumbing, however, is a different story. Instead of a rewarding experience, you could find yourself in some hot water (or living with none at all). Here are five reasons to avoid do-it-yourself...
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Health Risks of Poor Plumbing

There is no doubt that poor plumbing can lead to inconvenient and expensive problems. However, most people overlook the risk that poor plumbing can pose to your family’s health, especially the problems that go unnoticed and issues you get used to dealing with. Here are some common plumbing problems that lead to health issues. Sewer gases Plumbing is designed to...
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How to Reduce the Risk of Plumbing Failures

Some things in life are inevitable, but a major plumbing disaster is not one of them. You can be proactive by taking the right steps to make your pipework and equipment more robust. Here are some ways to boost your plumbing system’s durability. Insulate pipes Even if you’ve had the piping there for years without incident, small issues could result...
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Summer Sewage Backups

Spring is in full swing & summer is right around the corner. While you don’t have to worry about snow and ice, warmer weather can bring about new problems. Sewage backups are one of them. Here is some information on these backups and how to prevent them....
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Bath Remodel & Tub Lining

Over time showers and tubs can deteriorate. Besides these cracks, chips and nicks being an eyesore, this deterioration can create even more problems including mold, mildew and hidden leaks. If you’re experiencing any of these problems with your tub or shower, it might be time to consider a liner or a bath remodel. Shower and Tub Lining If you’re not...
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Mistakes That Will Have You Running To A Plumber

  Hey, no one is perfect and mistakes can get costly. This is especially true when it comes to plumbing mistakes. But the good news is that you can learn from others mistakes and avoid needing to call a plumber. Check out the most common plumbing mistakes and learn how you can avoid them. Mistake Number One: Treating Your Toilet...
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How You Can Heat Up Your Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is coming up and it could be a chilly one. However, the cold weather outside doesn’t mean you can’t heat things up inside! Here are a few ideas to share the love and stay warm in every room of your home this Valentine’s Day. Heat Up Your Kitchen. The best way to warm up someone’s heart is...
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Bath Safety: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe in the Tub

  January is Bath Safety Month and you may not be aware of how dangerous your bathroom can be! Small children are especially vulnerable but anyone is at risk of suffering a major accident in or around the bath. A trip to the emergency room is not the way most of us envision bath time ending! Follow these simple tips...
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Remodeling Tips for the Bathroom to Make Your Life Easier

  Remodeling your bathroom can be a lot of fun and a great way to improve the value of your home. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make the remodeling process a little easier. 1. Don’t Forget to Upgrade the Wiring When remodeling your bathroom, you’ll likely be replacing your electrical outlets and fixtures....
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