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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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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Why is My Natural Gas Bill So High?

Spring might be just around the corner, but furnace season is still in full swing. Because of the colder weather, you might have noticed an increase in your natural gas utility bills. Let’s take a look at why your natural gas bill can be so high this time of year, and some steps you can take to reduce this expense....
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The Ultimate Plumbing Checklist

Sometimes the difference between keeping on top of maintenance and waiting for a disastrous failure is simply having a checklist to work with. Your plumbing system is made up of visible and hidden components that all work together to help keep your family clean and safe from germs. Here is a list to help you keep on top of your...
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Your Home’s Dream HVAC System

When you imagined your perfect home, did you imagine being uncomfortable every time the season changed? Probably not. You may or may not be living in your dream house right now but your family would benefit from your home’s dream HVAC system. Warm in winter, cool in summer, fresh air year-round. So how do you get that ideal system? Here...
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Does Your Home Need an Electrical Update?

A home’s electrical use is something most people rarely think about…until there is a problem. By keeping up to date with maintenance and repairs, you can save thousands of dollars and serious headaches by taking care of potential hazards before they become a problem. Signs your home needs an electrical update There are several indicators that your home may need...
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Furnace Safety Tips

It is easy to take furnace safety for granted, especially if your unit is hidden in a room that you do not access very often. You do not normally need to think about it unless something goes wrong. While the main concern people have is the heat failing on cold days, there are other hidden dangers when it comes to...
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Benefits of Proper Ventilation

Most homeowners understand the value of a properly functioning and efficient HVAC unit, however, the importance of ventilation is often ignored. You have probably heard that ventilation is critical for the health of your family and home, but exactly how important is it? And in what ways? Here are four ways proper ventilation benefits your health and your home. Minimizes...
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How to Select the Right Faucet for Your Home

If you are redoing your kitchen or bathroom, a new faucet is typically part of the process. Even if you are simply replacing an old faucet, you need to make the right decision about the new fixture that you will be using for the next several years. How do you go about it? Here are some considerations when choosing the...
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