Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Extension Cord Safety Tips

Finding ways to transfer electricity from one place to another can be tricky.  The easiest & most common way to do this is through an extension cord. While convenient, extension cords can be extremely dangerous. Nearly 3,300 house fires are caused each year by improper extension cord use. Here are a few tips to make sure you & your family stay...
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Electrical Safety 101

Electrical safety issues are no joke, and serious injuries or death can occur if not handled correctly. You might not be aware of the electrical safety mistakes you’re making everyday that put your family and home at risk. Here are some of the most common electrical safety issues. Power Cord Safety Power cords can be real eyesores and tripping hazards....
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Money Saving Electrical Tips

  Any home owner knows that keeping up on electrical work and maintenance is a necessity but can be pricey! The good news is that there are several ways you can keep electrical costs low. Combine Electrical Jobs to Save Costs You can save time and money on electrical work by bundling projects together. Keep a running list of electrical...
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Too Many Electrical Concerns? Get Grounded Now!!

A home’s electrical use is something most families rarely make any thought of… until it goes bad. By keeping up to date with maintenance and repair, a homeowner can save thousands of dollars, and thousands of headaches, by nipping potential hazards in the bud. Not only can updating your home’s wiring, breakers, and appliances improve your home’s safety. It can...
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National Electrical Safety Month

May has arrived! Meaning two things; one, spring is in full bloom and two, it is National Electrical Safety Month! Everyone knows that electricity can be dangerous but you can remove some of that danger by following these electrical safety tips! Electrical Safety Tips for Both Inside and Outside of Your Home:   Inside: Don’t run cords under carpets. They...
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Power Through for a Last Minute Gift!

This past Autumn many of us found ourselves without power due to severe thunderstorms that had been hitting the area. Those of us who grew up in the Midwest have come to expect wild weather that can leave us without power for hours or even days. Strong winds and violent storms during the spring and summer months, blizzards in the winter months,...
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How to Stay Aware and in Control of Your Home

Introducing Tiger Home Awareness Solutions Did I forget to shut the garage door? Was my package delivered? Is my home secure? Homeownership comes with all kinds of questions, concerns and responsibilities. Wouldn’t it be nice if things were a little easier? Be aware with a smart home from Tiger Home Awareness. Tiger Home Awareness and Automation Solutions will take away many...
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Common Household Electricity Hazards That Need to be Addressed

  Electricity is a valuable resource that is interwoven within just about every aspect of our daily lives. It is easy to take the electricity in our lives for granted. When we flip a switch, we just naturally assume that the lights will come on and work safely. Thanks to modern electrical advances and skilled Electricians, like ours, electricity is...
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Electrical Safety Tips to Help Protect Your Home and Family this Season

  Fall has finally arrived and as the cooler temperatures begin to roll in it is important to keep the following electrical safety tips in mind to help protect your home and family. Electrical Safety Tips for the Fall Be sure to only use weatherproof electrical devices and lights outdoors. Clear away all debris and leaves from outdoor power cords and...
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Warning Signs it is Time to Replace Your Electrical Outlets

  Think fast, how many electrical outlets do you have in your home? You probably cannot count all of them off the top of your head. However, these helpful little plugs make our lives easier and allows us to enjoy all of the conveniences that accompany our many electrical devices. Outlets are one of those items in our homes that we take...
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