Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

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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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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Virtual Job Fair in April

Want to know what it’s like to work for one of the fastest-growing companies in Southern Illinois? Looking for a long-term career with a company that values teamwork & promotes a fun working atmosphere? Well, look no further! Tiger Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, & Electrical Services is now hiring as we grow in the Metro-East Illinois and Springfield areas! We...
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Tips for Reducing AC Usage

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about switching off your furnace and turning on your air conditioner. As the temperature starts to rise, you might be concerned that your energy usage is about to climb as well. There are lots of simple ways to stay cool without breaking the bank. Here are some tips to...
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Tips for Preventing Sewage Leaks

A sewage leak into your house or onto your property is one of the worst plumbing disasters you could face as a homeowner. Besides the damage to your home, the bacteria present in sewage can make you and your family sick. There are two ways you can experience sewage leakage – backups and pipe breakage. While terrible, both are preventable....
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Boost Your Luck With an AC Tune-Up

It is about that time of the year the temperature starts climbing and we can look forward to saying goodbye to yet another winter. An AC tune-up at this point, while you are still using your furnace, does not make sense. Or does it? Here are four reasons to stop pushing your luck each summer and get your AC tuned...
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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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Tiger Named Best Place to Work in Illinois & the St. Louis Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tiger Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electrical Services named as a Top Workplace in St. Louis and a Best Place to Work in Illinois Metro East Home Services Company is one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois and the St. Louis Area   COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – JUNE 2020 – Tiger Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning &...
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What the R22 Ban Means for Your System

Your air conditioner works hard to keep you cool, especially during the hot summer months. One aspect of your system you might not give much thought to is the type of refrigerant it uses. Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned R22 refrigerant. So what does that mean for you if your system uses R22? What is refrigerant...
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Choosing the Right Water Filtration System

The quality of your home’s water can affect its taste. Low quality water for cooking, drinking, or cleaning can have serious effects on your family’s health. Poor water quality can also affect the life of your fixtures & appliances. If you’re concerned about your home’s tap water, a water filtration system is recommended. Here’s the most common types of water...
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