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  • Air Conditioning

    The latest posts for Air Conditioning are listed below.
    • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

      Those who are prudent in caring for their home and its many various systems know that they should regularly replace the air filter in their heating and air conditioning system. Over time, your air filter becomes clogged up with dust, dirt, and other debris as your system pulls in air to be conditioned. That means you’ll need to replace it with a new filter in order to make sure your system works ...
    • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your HVAC System

      Mold and mildew are common growths in the natural world. Outdoors, mold breaks down decaying matter. Indoors growths can release mold spores into the air we breathe. Tiny amounts of mold pose no serious risk to our health, but more significant growths can lead to a number of health issues for our families and pets. Those who are particularly susceptible to respiratory issues, such as allergies or ...
    • Spend Less on AC This Summer With These Maintenance Tips

      Your HVAC system can keep your home cool and comfortable, but you may be looking for the best way to save money on your cooling expenses. With temperatures rising, your HVAC unit will be working harder than before to keep your home cool. Electricity costs can quickly grow expensive, and your cooling expenses can be a significant amount of these bills. Learn how you can cut your costs and keep your ...

    Electrical

    The latest posts for Electrical are listed below.
    • 5 Signs It Is Time to Replace Your Electrical Wiring

      The electrical wiring in our homes is an essential feature that we rely on day in and day out to power our various household appliances. Unfortunately, most people do not ever think about the quality or condition of their home’s wiring until disaster strikes. Electrical malfunctions are the leading cause of house fires, devastating more than 50,000 fires per year. Luckily, many of these disasters ...
    • Holiday Light Troubles? Call Your Electricians in Sugar Land

      If you look forward to the holidays each year, simply so that you can take out your strings of lights and decorate your house and yard, it’s important to be sure that you have adequate outlets and power for your lights. Older homes may not have enough juice to adequately power both the inside and outside of the home, and if you’re noticing dim or flickering lights this season, make a point to call ...
    • Protect Your Investment with Proper Electrical Wiring

      You’ve just purchased the home theater system of your dreams, but you’re afraid that you don’t have enough power to run it all. If you’re hunting for outlets or solely relying on extensions cords, call your electricians in Sugar Land today. At Trademark Home Services, we can install new breaker panels, outlets, and even set up surge protection for your expensive electrical equipment. The last ...

    Emergencies

    The latest posts for Emergencies are listed below.
    • Understanding Gas Leaks Can Save Your Life

      More than 50% of American households use natural gas as their primary heating source, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The gas lines to your Sugar Land, TX, home supply a clean and efficient source of energy for your heating system and gas appliances. If a gas leak should occur, however, it’s critical to take immediate action to address the problem. Natural gas is highly ...

    Energy Efficiency

    The latest posts for Energy Efficiency are listed below.
    • Get Your Windows Ready for Winter!

      Summer is coming to an end and that means before you know it, the cold winter months will be upon us. When the chill hits, homeowners everywhere will be firing up their heaters to try to stay warm. However, if your windows aren’t prepared, your heater will be working overtime just to try and keep up with your demands. Windows are a huge source of heat loss in your home, allowing warm air in during ...
    • 4 Tips for Purchasing a New AC Unit

      Upgrading your AC can help you save energy and money, but choosing the wrong unit for your home may cause you to pay more in the long run. Installing the correct unit for your home is important to ensure that you don’t waste energy and money, but also that your AC unit lasts for its full expected lifespan. Your local AC service company can help you evaluate the needs of your home, and can help you ...
    • 6 Easy Ways to Save Water and Money in the Home

      While reducing your water bill may not be high on your list of ways to cut costs, making an effort to save water here and there can actually make quite an impact on your monthly expenses. When considering how improvements to the nation’s drinking water infrastructure are expected to cost a whopping $1 trillion between now and the year 2035, much of which will be passed on to consumers, the sooner ...

    Furnace Repair

    The latest posts for Furnace Repair are listed below.
    • Safely Heat Your Home in the Winter

      A properly maintained heating system can help make the most of your comfort during the cold seasons. But make sure that you are using your furnace or heater safely and that you have your system inspected regularly. During the months of December, January, and February, fires caused by heating equipment become the major source of fire deaths and injuries. Thousands of people also end up in the ...
    • Why Your Furnace Smells Strange

      During the winter, many Texans rely on their furnace to keep them warm. Now that the weather has started to get colder, many are starting to turn on their furnace and may find certain odors coming from their heating systems. An odor is usually not a good sign and may indicate that something could be wrong with your unit. Read more about the common smells from furnaces and when you should call a ...
    • Reasons for Uneven Heating in Your Home

      Now that it is November, the winter season is apparent here in Sugar Land, Texas, especially at night when the temperatures drop below 60. People all throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area are switching on their heaters to stay warm and cozy, but many are discovering that a room or two in their households stay frigid. Is this happening to you, too? Wouldn’t you like it if it didn’t? If ...

    Heating

    The latest posts for Heating are listed below.
    • Get Your Windows Ready for Winter!

      Summer is coming to an end and that means before you know it, the cold winter months will be upon us. When the chill hits, homeowners everywhere will be firing up their heaters to try to stay warm. However, if your windows aren’t prepared, your heater will be working overtime just to try and keep up with your demands. Windows are a huge source of heat loss in your home, allowing warm air in during ...
    • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

      Those who are prudent in caring for their home and its many various systems know that they should regularly replace the air filter in their heating and air conditioning system. Over time, your air filter becomes clogged up with dust, dirt, and other debris as your system pulls in air to be conditioned. That means you’ll need to replace it with a new filter in order to make sure your system works ...
    • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your HVAC System

      Mold and mildew are common growths in the natural world. Outdoors, mold breaks down decaying matter. Indoors growths can release mold spores into the air we breathe. Tiny amounts of mold pose no serious risk to our health, but more significant growths can lead to a number of health issues for our families and pets. Those who are particularly susceptible to respiratory issues, such as allergies or ...

    HVAC

    The latest posts for HVAC are listed below.
    • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

      Those who are prudent in caring for their home and its many various systems know that they should regularly replace the air filter in their heating and air conditioning system. Over time, your air filter becomes clogged up with dust, dirt, and other debris as your system pulls in air to be conditioned. That means you’ll need to replace it with a new filter in order to make sure your system works ...
    • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your HVAC System

      Mold and mildew are common growths in the natural world. Outdoors, mold breaks down decaying matter. Indoors growths can release mold spores into the air we breathe. Tiny amounts of mold pose no serious risk to our health, but more significant growths can lead to a number of health issues for our families and pets. Those who are particularly susceptible to respiratory issues, such as allergies or ...
    • 4 Tips for Purchasing a New AC Unit

      Upgrading your AC can help you save energy and money, but choosing the wrong unit for your home may cause you to pay more in the long run. Installing the correct unit for your home is important to ensure that you don’t waste energy and money, but also that your AC unit lasts for its full expected lifespan. Your local AC service company can help you evaluate the needs of your home, and can help you ...

    Indoor Air Quality

    The latest posts for Indoor Air Quality are listed below.
    • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

      Those who are prudent in caring for their home and its many various systems know that they should regularly replace the air filter in their heating and air conditioning system. Over time, your air filter becomes clogged up with dust, dirt, and other debris as your system pulls in air to be conditioned. That means you’ll need to replace it with a new filter in order to make sure your system works ...
    • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your HVAC System

      Mold and mildew are common growths in the natural world. Outdoors, mold breaks down decaying matter. Indoors growths can release mold spores into the air we breathe. Tiny amounts of mold pose no serious risk to our health, but more significant growths can lead to a number of health issues for our families and pets. Those who are particularly susceptible to respiratory issues, such as allergies or ...
    • Your Home Could Be Over-Insulated

      If you have been living in Texas for more than a year, we don’t have to tell you that the winter weather has a way of sneaking into your home and chilling your toes. Proper insulation, especially up in the attic , plays a critical role in keeping out the elements and keeping in your desired home temperature. Before you rush upstairs and to the walls to reinforce your insulation, you should know ...

    Pest Control

    The latest posts for Pest Control are listed below.
    • Problems Bedbug Infestations Can Cause

      While termites, fleas, roaches, and rats might be at the top of your personal “pests you do not want in your home” list, bedbugs should probably be on there, too, just because of how common they can be. In homes both pristine and filthy, bedbugs can thrive due to the fact that they don’t need grime or dirt to survive, just an unsuspecting person. The tiny, oval, and brown insects don’t have to eat ...
    • Keep Rodents Out of Your Home

      No one likes finding rodents in their basement or attic. If you hear scurrying or gnawing sounds behind your walls and notice damage to your baseboards, it’s possible that rodents have taken up residence in your home. At Trademark Home Services, we’re prepared to send rodents on their way by expertly removing them from your house. Our pest control in Sugar Land is designed to provide you, the ...
    • Keep Your Home Bug Free

      The last thing you want to see when you open your kitchen cupboards or drawers is an army of ants making their way towards your sugar and spices. You’ve probably heard that home remedies such as vinegar and lemon can repel the tiny invaders, but those may not completely stop the ant intrusion. When you need professional pest control in Sugar Land , call Trademark Home Services right away. We can ...

    Plumbing

    The latest posts for Plumbing are listed below.
    • Things You May Not Know About Garbage Disposals

      Do you have a garbage disposal? If so, you may not even think twice about it. But when you flip on the switch and get rid of your food waste through this device, you’re actually doing yourself, your community, and the environment a number of favors. How? Check out these little-known facts about garbage disposals to learn more about why they’re so beneficial. Garbage Disposals Reduce Food Waste Out ...
    • What are Those Bubbles in My Toilet?

      If you have a problem in your plumbing, your house will show it in all sorts of ways. One such issue that many people contact us about is their toilet gurgling or bubbling up whenever they drain the bathtub or take a shower. Has this ever happened to you, or is it currently happening in your home? You may want to pick up the phone and call a Sugar Land plumber as soon as possible, because this ...
    • The Benefits of a Walk-In Bathtub

      For many Americans, decreased mobility or balance can pose an incredible risk when it comes time to take a bath. It can be difficult to step into a traditional tub, and slippery porcelain surfaces can increase the risk of a fall. Even for able-bodied individuals, the risk of a fall is a very real danger. One solution to these problems may be a walk-in bathtub. Learn more about the benefits ...

    Tips & Hints

    The latest posts for Tips & Hints are listed below.
    • The Benefits of a Walk-In Bathtub

      For many Americans, decreased mobility or balance can pose an incredible risk when it comes time to take a bath. It can be difficult to step into a traditional tub, and slippery porcelain surfaces can increase the risk of a fall. Even for able-bodied individuals, the risk of a fall is a very real danger. One solution to these problems may be a walk-in bathtub. Learn more about the benefits ...
    • Spend Less on AC This Summer With These Maintenance Tips

      Your HVAC system can keep your home cool and comfortable, but you may be looking for the best way to save money on your cooling expenses. With temperatures rising, your HVAC unit will be working harder than before to keep your home cool. Electricity costs can quickly grow expensive, and your cooling expenses can be a significant amount of these bills. Learn how you can cut your costs and keep your ...
    • Enjoy These 5 Summer Activities & Save Money on Your AC

      Summer is upon us, and soaring temperatures can make cooling costs rise. Saving money can be a priority for many homeowners, so it can be important for many people to cut their cooling costs. Proper maintenance, programmable thermostats, and updating your HVAC system can help, but you may be looking for a way to further decrease your cooling expenses, but in a way that doesn’t leave you sweating ...

    Water Heater

    The latest posts for Water Heater are listed below.
    • When Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

      If you enjoy a hot shower or bath at the end of the day, and you do not enjoy significant water damage affecting your home, knowing when to repair or completely replace your water heater is a must. You don’t have to be a professional plumber or service technician to know when maintenance is required. Just keep these five helpful tips in mind and you should be able to spot water heater issues ...
    • Interested in Tankless Water Heater Installation?

      Basements are unique places. They often provide storage or extra living space for a family, but one thing that many basements have in common is that they often house the water heater. As a child, you probably remember your father checking your conventional water heater, to make sure that it was heating properly and distributing hot water throughout the house. Conventional water heaters, after a ...
    • Avoid High Energy Costs and Cold Showers with a New Water Heater

      If you live in an older house, you may have battled inadequate water pressure and temperature for many years now. You can’t run the dishwasher and take a shower at the same time, because you’ll either have a cold shower or dishes that don’t get clean. Either way, it can be frustrating as a homeowner, especially when the monthly utility bills arrive. At Trademark Home Services, we want to help you ...
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