Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

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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Optimize Furnace Performance This Fall

When the temperature starts dropping, your first concern might be making sure your furnace is ready to provide the heat you will need this winter. Now, before the weather gets too cold, is the perfect time to evaluate your furnace. Optimizing its performance will not only reduce energy waste this winter but also help keep your furnace running longer and...
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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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Do You Need an Air Purifier?

If you’ve spent the summer sneezing and wheezing inside your home, it may be time to invest in an air purifier. These devices reduce dust, pollen, and other allergens inside the home. The tricky part is figuring out what to buy. Air purifiers come in many different sizes and forms and use different technologies to clean your air. You can...
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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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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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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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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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