Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

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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5 Signs of Faulty Wiring

Did you know a large majority of residential fires are caused by malfunctions in the home’s wiring? Ignoring the early warning signs of faulty wiring can cost you. Here are five signs it’s time to call in an electrician to examine your home’s wiring. Funny Smells If you smell burnt plastic or other burning smells in your home and struggle...
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Electrical Tips for When Trouble Strikes

Have you ever turned on your coffeemaker in the morning, only to press the button and not see any coffee being brewed? Or maybe you plug in your phone and it never fully charges. Your home’s electrical system is something you do not pay much attention to until something is not working correctly. Use this simple list to help you...
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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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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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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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Did Your Power Go Out? Don’t Be Left in the Dark Again!

  This past week many of us found ourselves without power due to severe thunderstorms that have 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...
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What to do When the Power Goes Out During a Snowstorm

  Some of us woke up without power in the middle of this random midweek snowstorm. Since we are still in the middle of a snowstorm warning, who knows how long the power may remain out. And not to mention, in the Midwest, we’re never really sure when winter will truly be done with us. We could experience a few...
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