Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Why is My Natural Gas Bill So High?

Spring might be just around the corner, but furnace season is still in full swing. Because of the colder weather, you might have noticed an increase in your natural gas utility bills. Let’s take a look at why your natural gas bill can be so high this time of year, and some steps you can take to reduce this expense....
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Does Your Home Need an Electrical Update?

A home’s electrical use is something most people rarely think about…until there is a problem. By keeping up to date with maintenance and repairs, you can save thousands of dollars and serious headaches by taking care of potential hazards before they become a problem. Signs your home needs an electrical update There are several indicators that your home may need...
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Furnace Safety Tips

It is easy to take furnace safety for granted, especially if your unit is hidden in a room that you do not access very often. You do not normally need to think about it unless something goes wrong. While the main concern people have is the heat failing on cold days, there are other hidden dangers when it comes to...
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5 Warning Signs of Faulty Wiring in Your Home

A majority of fires are caused by malfunctions in the wiring of a home. The good news is that if you understand the warning signs, you can prevent a potential disaster. Here are five warning signs that you should have your wiring examined right away. 1. Flickering Lights If you turn on an appliance, like your dishwasher or microwave, do...
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Why Is My Breaker Tripping?

Your circuit breaker plays a key role in protecting your home from dangerous levels of flowing electricity. When too much power begins pouring through a circuit, the breaker will trip and cut off the dangerous current of energy before it can cause problems. Here are three possible reasons why your circuit breaker is tripping. Tripped breaker caused by an overloaded...
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Save Money with These Electrical Tips

Every homeowner 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. Here are three, money-saving tips to keep in mind before starting your next electrical project. Combine Electrical Jobs to Save Costs You can save time and money...
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What Indoor Temperature is Best for Summer?

Everyone seems to have an opinion on how low the indoor temperature should be when running the air conditioning in the summer. You want your home to remain comfortable while also keeping energy bills under control. Here are a few factors to consider when deciding on your home’s temperature settings for the summer. Choose a comfortable base temperature setting As...
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HVAC Problems You Can Prevent

Your heating and cooling system is not made up of “set it and forget it” equipment. HVAC equipment requires regular inspections and maintenance, and as the weather starts to warm up, things can go wrong if problems are not addressed. Exactly how wrong things go, however, depends on how proactive you are at preventing or fixing smaller issues. Here are...
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Tiger Technical Training Academy Accepting Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Tiger Technical Training Academy Accepting Students  Local Company Offers Qualified Applicants Paid Training to Learn a Skilled Trade   Collinsville, Ill. – MAY 2021 – Tiger Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, & Electrical Services is offering paid, on-the-job training to qualified applicants through their in-house Tiger Technical Training Academy.  Tiger Services, based in Collinsville, Illinois, is offering...
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May is National Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month! Whether you are working from home, learning from home, or just spending more time at home, it is important to make sure your home is electrically safe, secure, and efficient. Here are some facts about the average energy use in your home, steps you can take to increase the efficiency of your home, and...
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