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What Causes Pipes to Burst in the Summer and How to Prevent Them

Burst pipes are typically a concern in the winter, due to freezing temperatures. Unfortunately, your pipes are not safe just because it is summer. Here are some reasons your pipes can burst during the warmer months and what you can do to stop it from happening!Burst

Older Pipes
Pipes will degrade and deteriorate over time, like most things. Metal pipes are especially susceptible to corrosion, while plastic pipes break down naturally over time. When the pipes in your home age, they slowly lose their ability to handle the pressures they are constantly subjected to. As your pipes deteriorate, they become more and more likely to burst. Your best defense against aging pipes is to replace them before they fail you. 

Pipe Erosion and Corrosion
When your pipes erode or corrode, they create weak spots in your piping. These weak spots are vulnerable and more likely to leak and burst because they can no longer withstand the water pressure. Stay ahead of erosion and corrosion by having your pipes inspected annually.

Also, keep in mind that hot water has the potential of causing the soil around your outdoor pipes to move, which can damage and even break the pipes. This is especially true when the weather is dryer. While this typically is a larger concern for water mains found in the street, the pipes leading up to your home is also vulnerable. If you are concerned about your outdoor pipes, you can have one of our expert plumbers come to your home and assess your risks.

Clogged Pipes
A burst pipe is just one of the concerns caused by a clogged pipe. If your water happens to have a high mineral content, you may have extra reasons to be concerned. Over time, mineral deposits will build up in your pipes. This build up reduces the area in your pipes, restricting water flow and increasing pressure. In cases when the pressure exceeds the pipe’s threshold, it can cause the pipe to burst. If you happen to live in an area where the water has a higher mineral count, also known as hard water, having a water softener installed by one of our expert plumbers is an effective method to protect your pipes. Water softeners are designed to remove most of the minerals in your water and help prevent your pipes from clogging.

Poorly Installed Pipes
Unfortunately, not every plumber has as high standards as we do and poorly installed pipes are at a greater risk of failure, leaks and bursting. Whether they are improperly soldered, poorly insulated or inadequately supported, if your pipes were not installed correctly, you could be in for some unpleasant surprises. If you have any concerns about how your pipes were installed, call us at 
(866) 844-3770, to have your plumbing system inspected by a true plumbing professional. 

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Ready for a New Career? Then Join Us for Our Job Fair on August 10th!

Want to know what it is like to work for one of the fastest growing companies in the St. Louis Metro East area? Are you looking for a long-term career with a company that values teamwork and promotes a fun working atmosphere? Well, look no further! We are Tiger Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electrical Services and we are having a job fair this August 10th at 5:30 p.m.

About Us:

We have been in business since 1993 and we are a growing and stable company. We were named as a Best Place to work in Illinois and a Top Work Place in the St. Louis area two years in a row.

-We offer

  • Top pay
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick time
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement package
  • Company vehicle with fuel provided
  • Year-round work
  • On-going training 
  • An employee retention program, where after six years of being with Tiger, you will receive a bonus check worth 3.5% of your average annual salary.

Event Information:

Want to join our growing team? Then join us for our job fair, on August 10th, at our Collinsville location. This event is perfect for anyone looking for a long-term career. We have a variety of opportunities available and we need people like you!

So whether you’re unemployed, underemployed or you’re just looking for a change, join us at 5:30 p.m. sharp on August 10th, and learn about the benefits that come with being a member of Team Tiger!

Job Fair Details:

Date: August 10th

Time: 5:30 p.m. sharp!

Location: 1902 Vandalia St. Suite 100

Collinsville, IL 62234

Bring your resume and any questions you may have for our management team.

If you have any questions contact Amber Jackson at amber.jackson@trusttiger.com or
call 618-578-5944

 Job Fair

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(866) 844-3770

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Looking for a New Career? You are in Luck! Check Out Our Open Positions!

Ready for a career upgrade? We are a growing local company and we were recently named one of the Best Places to work in Illinois and listed in the top 5 Top Work Places to work for in the St. Louis area in the small businesses category. We are looking for hard-working individuals to join our growing team!  We offer top pay, paid vacation, holidays, sick time, health and dental insurance, retirement package. *Must be clean-cut, drug-free and undergo a background check.

Career

Your New Career Starts Here!

Plumbing Installers

We are seeking Plumbing Installers with 1+ years’ experience who are interested long term career opportunities. 

Desirable Characteristics: 

         -Dependable individuals

         -Clean cut individual that takes pride in his/her appearance

         -Ability to interact professionally with customers

         -Strong customer service and communication skills

         -Estimating, selling and offering maintenance plans to customers

         -Ability to explain and educate the customer in a way they can understand

**Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record

**Must be able to pass drug test and background check

Click Here to Apply!

HVAC Installers

Job Responsibilities 

  • Must have the skills and knowledge to properly install:
    • Furnaces
    • AC Units
    • Heat Pumps
    • Etc.
  • Ability to perform all HVAC repairs and replacements to code
  • Able to troubleshoot, diagnose and explain all problems to customers
  • Be able to perform accurate HVAC inspections
  • Perform calculations necessary for HVAC work and invoicing purposes
  • Be comfortable asking and accepting payment from customers
  • Comply with all local, state and federal codes
  • Be professional at all times
  • Must be a team player

Education and Qualifications 

  • At least a year in HVAC required
  • EPA certification preferred
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule
  • Positive attitude and pleasant demeanor while speaking to customers
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Click Here to Apply!

CarpenterJob Openings

We are seeking:

  • Dependable individuals
  • Clean-cut individual who takes pride in his/her appearance
  • Ability to interact professionally with customers
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Must be able to pass background check

Qualifications:

  • Drywall and patchwork skills
  • Tiling, laminate and other flooring installation experience
  • Framing and finishing experience
  • Grout work skills
  • Doors, cabinets, vanities, etc. installation capabilities
  • Some light painting may be required

Click Here to Apply!

Electrical Sales Representative

General Responsibilities:

  • Conduct sales of electrical services over the phone and at customer’s homes
  • Follow up with customers on pricing inquiries
  • Contact manufacturers for current lead time information and special customer delivery requirements
  • Assist outside sales for requests for customer related needs when required
  • Be knowledgeable about existing product and service lines
  • Educate customers on technology, features, and benefits to improve sales and customer satisfaction
  • Attend/participate in internal meetings and vendor training
  • Evaluate problem accounts or orders.
  • Work with appropriate personnel to develop strategies, tactics and contingency plans to obtain desired market share.
  • Performs other related duties as dictated by business necessity or assigned by management.

Basic Requirements:

  • A year or more of sales experience
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a background and drug test
  • Have a clean driving record
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

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Have You Ever Thought About Becoming A Plumber?

We are looking for individuals with sales experience interested in a long term career opportunity learning about the plumbing industry with on the job training.

We are seeking:

  • Estimating, selling and offering maintenance plans to customers
  • Ability to interact professionally with customers
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to explain and educate the customer in a way they can understand
  • Previous Sales experience a plus
  • Clean cut individual that takes pride in his/her appearance
  • Dependable individual willing to work a flexible schedule
  • Must have a positive attitude and pleasant demeanor while speaking to customers
  • Ability to participate in a team environment

Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record Must be able to pass background check Excellent opportunity for the right candidate

Click Here to Apply!

Click here for a full list of our open positions!

If you have any plumbing, heating, cooling or electrical needs, simply call us at:

(866) 844-3770

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