Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

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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Why Water Heaters Fail (And How to Prevent It)

No one likes cold showers, especially during the winter. Here are six of the most common reasons water heaters fail and ways you can minimize this risk. Sediment buildup in tank  Over time, small particles and dissolved contents in your water supply collect inside your tank. Regular maintenance includes flushing the tank at least once per year. If you live...
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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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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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Water Heater Size: How to Choose

Sizing a water heater isn’t always an easy calculation. There are many factors involved and, depending on your needs, you might have several options available to you. But getting it wrong has consequences. Too small and you’ll have to settle for cold showers. Too large and you waste energy heating water that isn’t being used. We can help you decide what...
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You Can Have Endless Hot Water and Never Have to Take Another Cold Shower!

  Hot water is a precious commodity, especially if you’re the last one to shower in the morning. Plus, with the holidays coming upon us, you may find yourself with a few extra house guests using up all of your hot water. And no one wants to have to take a cold shower before heading out to face the world. Well,...
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Remodeling Tips for the Bathroom to Make Your Life Easier

  Remodeling your bathroom can be a lot of fun and a great way to improve the value of your home. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make the remodeling process a little easier. 1. Don’t Forget to Upgrade the Wiring When remodeling your bathroom, you’ll likely be replacing your electrical outlets and fixtures....
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