Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Benefits of Proper Ventilation

Most homeowners understand the value of a properly functioning and efficient HVAC unit, however, the importance of ventilation is often ignored. You have probably heard that ventilation is critical for the health of your family and home, but exactly how important is it? And in what ways? Here are four ways proper ventilation benefits your health and your home. Minimizes...
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Ways Your HVAC System Keeps the Flu Away

As if winter itself was not miserable enough, it’s also cold and flu season. You can reduce your chances of getting sick through frequent hand washing, proper diet, exercise, and lots of rest. Controlling your indoor environment with a reliable HVAC system also plays an important role in reducing your chances of falling ill this flu season. Here are some...
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The Importance of Proper Air Distribution

When you think about HVAC system performance, the first thing that usually comes to mind is your furnace. While that is a critical feature of your home’s heating, it is not the only part. A perfect furnace is useless without proper air distribution. Here are five ways air distribution issues affect your home. Hot and cold spots The most obvious...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is a Humidifier the Right Choice for Your Home?

When it comes to comfort, your home’s temperature is only one part of the picture. The amount of moisture in the air is just as important. The humidity level inside your home affects comfort but, more importantly, it affects your health. Installing a humidifier is one of the best ways to keep your home’s humidity at the correct level.  Here...
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