Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Reduce Allergy Symptoms with HVAC Upgrades

Your home’s HVAC system affects the air you breathe and therefore your health. There is no debating the connection between your home’s HVAC system and allergy season symptom intensity and frequency. Not all systems are equipped to handle allergy season, but with the right upgrades, you can reduce allergy symptoms and breathe easier. HEPA Filters Regular filters have a limited...
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5 Harsh HVAC Lessons You Want to Avoid

Some lessons in life are best learned the hard way. Others, however, turn out to be too costly and painful, like lessons in HVAC maintenance. Here are five such things you should keep in mind or address now to avoid dealing with future headaches. Ductwork needs to be cleaned If someone in your family has respiratory issues, the buildup of...
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Reduce Allergens with Duct Cleaning

For people with allergies, the outdoors can be a minefield of different allergens that trigger sneezing, sniffles, or congestion. Unfortunately, these same allergens are often present indoors. By keeping up on HVAC maintenance, especially duct cleaning, you can minimize your chance of spending spring and early summer in misery due to allergens. Do you know what is lurking inside your...
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Boost Your Luck With an AC Tune-Up

It is about that time of the year the temperature starts climbing and we can look forward to saying goodbye to yet another winter. An AC tune-up at this point, while you are still using your furnace, does not make sense. Or does it? Here are four reasons to stop pushing your luck each summer and get your AC tuned...
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Why is my Furnace Making that Sound?

When operating properly, your HVAC system should be fairly quiet. Even if your furnace has been working well this winter, if you start hearing one of these strange sounds, it is time to contact an HVAC professional to come and repair the problem. Here are 5 sounds your furnace can make that should be taken care of as soon as...
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New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

2021 is here and everyone is busy getting started on their New Year’s resolutions. But do not forget that your home might need a few resolutions as well! Make your home feel shiny and new again by following these home maintenance New Year’s resolutions. Clean Your Dryer Vent Cleaning your dryer vent is an easy home maintenance task to overlook,...
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Holiday HVAC To-DON’T List

When it comes to your HVAC system, your “to-don’t” list is just as important as your to-do list. Avoiding these common mistakes and poor habits can help prevent stress related to your HVAC system. Here are the top six activities to put on your HVAC “to-don’t” list this holiday season. Crank up the heat  It is important to make sure...
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Is Your Furnace Working Too Hard?

As the temperature begins to drop, it is important to make sure your furnace is prepared for the cold months ahead. Neglecting routine maintenance causes your furnace to work harder than it should which can lead to inconvenient breakdowns and pricey repairs.  Here are a few maintenance tips for your furnace to make sure it is running efficiently this winter....
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Prep Your HVAC System for More Time Indoors

As if you weren’t spending enough time at home, winter is coming. That means more time indoors. So how do you stay healthy with less time outdoors? The answer is simple: make sure your indoor air conditions are just right. Here are five ways to do it. Tune-up your furnace  Keeping your indoor temperature warm enough throughout your house means...
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Sources of Energy Waste and How to Fix Them

The first step when solving a problem is to identify it. Your energy use is no different. To save energy, you need to first figure out where it is being wasted. Here are the six most common reasons why your HVAC system is consuming more energy than it should and how to fix them. Inefficient furnace Your furnace is your...
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