Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Prevent Springtime Plumbing Problems

April showers bring more than just May flowers. They can also bring plumbing problems. Here are some plumbing issues that tend to arise as the weather warms up and ways to prevent them. Blocked Pipes In the spring, trees start spreading new roots. These roots can grow into your pipes, damaging or blocking them which can create clogs. Take precautions...
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4 Reasons to Schedule an AC Tune-Up this Spring

When was the last time you changed the oil in your car? Probably when the manufacturer recommended, based on the mileage & time since the previous oil change. Your heating & air conditioning equipment should be no different.  No matter your system’s age, regular maintenance is a must. Here are 4 reasons why you should schedule an AC tune-up this...
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Consequences of Neglecting HVAC Maintenance

Neglecting your HVAC system can spell disaster, especially during the hot summer months. As the temperature starts to heat up, it is important to make sure your home’s cooling & ventilation systems are up to par. Here are some issues you can encounter if you neglect your home’s HVAC system. Temperatures too high or too low As your equipment’s performance...
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Can Pipes Burst During the Summer?

Everyone knows pipes are at risk of bursting in the winter due to extremely cold temperatures, but did you know they are also at risk during the summer? No matter the time of year, burst pipes can cause lots of issues. Here are some common problems with your home’s plumbing that can put you at risk for summer pipe bursts....
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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 Your Water Bill With These Tricks

Have you noticed a climbing water bill each month? High water bills, while frustrating, are normally very easy to correct. Here are 5 tips to help lower your water bill and conserve water each month. Turn off faucets Do you let the faucet water run as you wash dishes or brush your teeth? Your bathroom faucet runs at about two...
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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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Why is My Water Quality Poor?

People normally think about how water quality affects their plumbing, but did you know plumbing can also have an impact on the water you consume? Here are two ways your home’s water can be affected by your plumbing system along with a few helpful tips for improvements. Hazardous piping materials It is easy to ignore piping in your home (as...
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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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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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