Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

7 Tips for Preventing Plumbing Failures

  Your home’s plumbing is mostly hidden from view so it’s easy to forget about. That is, until something goes wrong. Here are some ways to prevent plumbing issues from becoming disasters.  1. Do a regular visual inspection of your home’s plumbing This might seem obvious but in the chaos of everyday life, it’s easy to push it down the...
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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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Memorial Day Weekend Tips

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, but the rainy spring weather isn’t ready to let go just yet. There is a lot of rain in the forecast this week and we are all crossing our fingers, hoping that the weather improves before the big holiday weekend. Unfortunately, along with the heavy rain falls, the temperature and humidity levels...
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How to Avoid Sump Pump Failure

It’s been a very wet couple of days, how’s your sump pump holding up?  If you are like a lot of people in the area, you are about to find yourself standing knee-deep in dirty rainwater. Basement flooding is an expensive and stressful side effect from all this rain we’ve been getting. This is especially true if you have a...
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April Showers can Damage Your Pipes this Spring

Spring is finally here! Goodbye freezing weather, short days, and slushy snow. Hello budding leaves, melting snow, and rain. While spring brings with it the excitement of warming weather and newness, it also brings hazards like heavy rains and flooding.  Here are some ways your pipes can be affected by adverse springtime weather....
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What Plumbers Wish You Knew

It’s likely that at some point, you’ll have to call our plumbers in: whether it’s for a leaky faucet, pipe replacement or a new bathroom in your basement. However, you can reduce likelihood of major damage. Here are some ways to reduce the number of visits from plumbers and the severity of your repairs: Never hang anything from your pipes...
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7 Reasons You Need to Maintain Heating Equipment

To ensure it runs properly, you need to maintain heating equipment. When you spend money on a car, you make sure to stick to the maintenance schedule as closely as possible. Regular maintenance ensures that your vehicle runs longer, more efficiently and uses less fuel. The same applies to heating equipment. Continue reading to learn the many benefits of maintaining...
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Heating Bill Too High This Winter?

Dealing with cold, yucky weather for months on end is hard enough. But paying more for heat just makes it worse. Here are some tips for saving cash on your heating. As a result, you can go therapy shopping to get you through the winter misery. ...
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Cut Your Cooling Costs with These Six Money-Saving Tips

The summer’s heat and humidity have arrived and with them comes the need to cool your home around the clock. This constant cooling of your home will undoubtedly cause an increase in your monthly utility bills. Cooling your home really is not optional when the temperatures start hitting the 90’s, but you do have some methods you can use to help keep...
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Why You Should Not Rely on Luck Alone When it Comes to Maintenance

Luck and St. Patrick’s Day go together; however, when it comes to caring for your heating and cooling equipment, luck is not a great policy. Your air conditioner and furnace are major pieces of equipment inside your home and it is vital to stay up to date on maintenance to ensure they continue to run at optimal levels.  Benefits of Regular Maintenance:...
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