Monthly Archives: October 2013

What is a Heat Pump? A Guide for Metro East Homeowners

small_3048480406The conventional way to heat and cool your St. Louis Metro East home is to have an air conditioner for the cooling season and a furnace for the heating season. But did you know that there’s a type of HVAC system that can do both jobs from the same unit? It’s called a heat pump, and it’s a type of system that’s growing in popularity among energy-conscious homeowners. Today we’re going to answer the question, “What is a heat pump?” and talk about how you might benefit from installing one in your home!

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Kitchen Sink Clogged in your Glen Carbon Area Home? Check out these Do’s and Don’ts

small_436157405We use our kitchen sinks every day for everything from cooking, to washing our hands, to filling up a glass of water. So if water begins to build up in your kitchen sink due to a clog, you’ll want to take care of the problem right away. Today we’re going to talk about why kitchen sinks get clogged and the do’s and don’ts of fixing a clogged kitchen sink!

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What is a Pleated Air Filter and why is it better than Standard Throwaway Filters?

small_7398787470Many homeowners in the Glen Carbon and St. Louis Metro East areas use 1” fiberglass throwaway filters with their furnace or air conditioner. These filters are common because they are inexpensive, but they don’t do a very good job at protecting your HVAC system or your health from the contaminants in your home’s air. If you’d like a better filter for your home, but you’re not ready to install an indoor air cleaner, a pleated air filter might be just what you’re looking for.

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5 Water Heater Maintenance Tips for Glen Carbon Area Homeowners

small__8166526923Your water heater is an appliance that you use every day of the year. Whether it’s for showering, washing your hands, laundry, washing dishes or more, you need your water heater to be working properly in order to perform all kinds of daily tasks. We here at Tiger Services want to help you keep your water heater running smoothly throughout the year, which is why we provided the five water heater maintenance tips below!

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Even Out the Temperatures in your Home with Zoned Heating and Cooling!

small__68728965When you walk around the different areas of your home, do you notice that the temperatures vary depending on where you are? Do you ever wish that every floor in your home could have its own thermostat so that you could better control your home’s temperatures? With zoned heating and cooling, you can! Today we’re going to take a look at what zoned heating and cooling is and how you can benefit from adding a zoning system to your home!

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