Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Characteristics of a Great Plumber

A good plumber is like gold. A great plumber is…well, priceless. You can have issues that come up rarely and are dealt with quickly or you can be stuck with problem after problem that never gets solved in a timely manner. Here are the characteristics of a truly professional plumber. They communicate Good plumbers communicate with you. Whether they are...
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Prevent Plumbing Disasters This Winter

Nothing is worse than pulling out your wallet to pay for a repair, aware that it could have been avoided. When it comes to your plumbing system, potential problems can simmer and remain undiscovered until causing a disaster. Awareness of these potential issues will allow you to take action in advance and save yourself the money (and stress) of major...
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New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

2021 is here and everyone is busy getting started on their New Year’s resolutions. But do not forget that your home might need a few resolutions as well! Make your home feel shiny and new again by following these home maintenance New Year’s resolutions. Clean Your Dryer Vent Cleaning your dryer vent is an easy home maintenance task to overlook,...
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How to Reduce the Risk of Plumbing Failures

Some things in life are inevitable, but a major plumbing disaster is not one of them. You can be proactive by taking the right steps to make your pipework and equipment more robust. Here are some ways to boost your plumbing system’s durability. Insulate pipes Even if you’ve had the piping there for years without incident, small issues could result...
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Benefits of Crawlspace Encapsulation

Have you noticed structural issues, pests, or mold in your home? If you answered yes to any of these, it might be time to consider crawlspace encapsulation. Encapsulating, or lining, your crawlspace involves installing a vapor barrier to provide several benefits including moisture control, improved indoor air quality, & pest control. Moisture Control Excess moisture, especially in a crawlspace, can...
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Summer Sewage Backups

Spring is in full swing & summer is right around the corner. While you don’t have to worry about snow and ice, warmer weather can bring about new problems. Sewage backups are one of them. Here is some information on these backups and how to prevent them....
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How Old is Your Plumbing System?

Plumbing systems might not have many moving parts but they do have a life span. After years of continuous use, your plumbing components need to be replaced. Here are some signs that you need to upgrade your plumbing. Your faucets keep leaking The components in a faucet are exposed to rushing water several times a day. Switching them on and...
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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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How to Help Prevent Expensive Water Damage in Your Home

  Water damage can spell disaster for any homeowner. Clean up and repairs can be expensive and time consuming. The best strategy is to take preventative measures and protect your home from water damage. Take a peek at these helpful tips to reduce your risk of water damage in your home: 1. Inspect your basement: Take some time to head down to...
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