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  • Air Conditioning

    The latest posts for Air Conditioning are listed below.
    • Benefits of Maintaining Your Air Conditioner in the Spring

      In general, you should maintain your air conditioner at least once a year, preferably in the spring. This will ensure it is running smoothly when the weather warms up. If you fail to provide annual maintenance, your system may break down or run inefficiently, causing your energy bills to skyrocket. It is important to provide regular tune-ups for your system to ensure it is functioning at peak ...
    • Why Should I Have My Home’s Ductwork Cleaned?

      The ductwork is a system of pipes that transports air from your air conditioner or heater to the individual rooms in your house. Over time, these pipes can become dirty, clogged, and cracked. It is important to have your duct system inspected and cleaned to keep your home functioning efficiently. This will provide many benefits. Cleaning Your Ductwork Will Protect Your Indoor Air Quality Poor ...
    • How Often Do I Need to Change My Air Conditioner's Filter?

      The filter in your air conditioner keeps harmful particles from entering your indoor air supply. Over time, it may become dirty and clogged with animal fur, pollen, dust, and debris. When this happens, the air conditioner will have to work harder to push air through the filter, resulting in higher utility bills each month. Furthermore, the system will be unable to protect your home's air supply ...

    Electrical

    The latest posts for Electrical are listed below.
    • The Benefits of a Well-Lit Home

      Adequate lighting in and around your home can provide many benefits. If your home’s exterior or interior lighting is ineffective, it may put you at risk for slip and falls or criminal activity. That is why it is important to provide proper lighting for your home. Our team of Sugar Land electrical technicians can analyze your situation and install, repair, or replace durable and aesthetic lights to ...
    • Electrical Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

      During the holidays, people across the nation string up decorative lights and use festive candles to add ambience to their homes. However, the risk of electrical accidents and injuries goes up. There are several safety tips that you can follow to help you and your family enjoy a fun and safe holiday celebration. When decorating for the holidays, you should: Keep all decorations at least 3 feet ...
    • 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 ...

    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 Ready for Summer by Installing Our Energy Saving Pool Pump

      The pool pump is one of the most important components of your pool. It constantly filters the water, keeping it clean and free of debris, algae, and other pollutants. Especially when summer arrives and you are spending more time in the refreshing water, you need to ensure your pool pump is functioning at full capacity. There will be more debris in the water, making it important to have an ...
    • Why Should I Have My Home’s Ductwork Cleaned?

      The ductwork is a system of pipes that transports air from your air conditioner or heater to the individual rooms in your house. Over time, these pipes can become dirty, clogged, and cracked. It is important to have your duct system inspected and cleaned to keep your home functioning efficiently. This will provide many benefits. Cleaning Your Ductwork Will Protect Your Indoor Air Quality Poor ...
    • 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 ...

    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.
    • Common Heating Problems During the Winter

      With the onset of chilly weather, many people turn to their heaters for comfort and warmth. However, heaters commonly experience some problems, especially if they haven’t been used regularly for many months. Our team of Sugar Land heating technicians can inspect your system to determine if there are any issues that need to be addressed, and perform timely repairs to ensure your home is warm during ...
    • Will Your Heater Hold Up This Winter?

      The calendar has recently flipped to November, and that means we’re just a few short weeks away from winter officially beginning. The days are already growing shorter and the temperatures are starting to drop, which means soon homeowners everywhere will be firing up their furnaces to stay warm when the nights start getting cold. This brings up an important question: is your heater ready for the ...
    • Three Signs You Need a New Heat Pump

      A heating system may be simple in principle, but the fact is that furnaces are complex and intricate appliances that depend on a lot of different things to work properly. One of these critical components is your heat pump, which essentially gathers the heat from a cold space and then moves it to warm a different space. When your air conditioner doesn’t seem to be working properly, your heat pump ...

    HVAC

    The latest posts for HVAC are listed below.
    • Why Should I Have My Home’s Ductwork Cleaned?

      The ductwork is a system of pipes that transports air from your air conditioner or heater to the individual rooms in your house. Over time, these pipes can become dirty, clogged, and cracked. It is important to have your duct system inspected and cleaned to keep your home functioning efficiently. This will provide many benefits. Cleaning Your Ductwork Will Protect Your Indoor Air Quality Poor ...
    • 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 ...

    Indoor Air Quality

    The latest posts for Indoor Air Quality are listed below.
    • Why Should I Have My Home’s Ductwork Cleaned?

      The ductwork is a system of pipes that transports air from your air conditioner or heater to the individual rooms in your house. Over time, these pipes can become dirty, clogged, and cracked. It is important to have your duct system inspected and cleaned to keep your home functioning efficiently. This will provide many benefits. Cleaning Your Ductwork Will Protect Your Indoor Air Quality Poor ...
    • 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 ...

    Maintenance

    The latest posts for Maintenance are listed below.
    • Benefits of Maintaining Your Air Conditioner in the Spring

      In general, you should maintain your air conditioner at least once a year, preferably in the spring. This will ensure it is running smoothly when the weather warms up. If you fail to provide annual maintenance, your system may break down or run inefficiently, causing your energy bills to skyrocket. It is important to provide regular tune-ups for your system to ensure it is functioning at peak ...

    Pest Control

    The latest posts for Pest Control are listed below.
    • How Do I Protect My Home from a Pest Infestation?

      Rodents, termites, and other pests can be extremely frustrating. They can cause immense damage to your home’s structure, resulting in expensive repairs. Furthermore, they can put you and your family at risk for allergies, diseases, and spider or insect bites, as well as other negative consequences. During the cold winter months or hot summer days, insects and pests may try to enter your home in ...
    • 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 ...

    Plumbing

    The latest posts for Plumbing are listed below.
    • Tankless vs. Conventional Water Heaters

      Water heaters provide temperature-controlled water to your home. If they become corroded or rusty, they could compromise the quality of your water. Furthermore, they may malfunction or completely break down, causing you to be without hot water in your home. This would make washing dishes, taking a shower, washing clothes, and cooking very difficult. If your water heater goes out, our team has the ...
    • Why Should I Use a Water Filtration System?

      Water filtration systems are designed to remove harmful minerals and particles from your home’s water supply. Over time, drinking these substances can cause serious health problems. You may suffer kidney or liver damage, as well as digestive issues from mineral buildup in your body. Our Sugar Land water filtration services provide a cost-effective solution to keep your water clean, fresh, and free ...
    • How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

      Even in Sugar Land’s warmer climate, a sudden cold snap could cause an exposed pipe to freeze. In fact, homes in warmer areas are more at risk of frozen pipes because they are not prepared for cold weather. A frozen pipe not only stops the water supply to your home, but puts you in danger of flooding, as the pressure in a frozen pipe could cause it to burst. In order to prevent water damage, mold, ...

    Pool Pump

    The latest posts for Pool Pump are listed below.
    • Get Ready for Summer by Installing Our Energy Saving Pool Pump

      The pool pump is one of the most important components of your pool. It constantly filters the water, keeping it clean and free of debris, algae, and other pollutants. Especially when summer arrives and you are spending more time in the refreshing water, you need to ensure your pool pump is functioning at full capacity. There will be more debris in the water, making it important to have an ...

    Tankless Water Heaters

    The latest posts for Tankless Water Heaters are listed below.
    • Tankless vs. Conventional Water Heaters

      Water heaters provide temperature-controlled water to your home. If they become corroded or rusty, they could compromise the quality of your water. Furthermore, they may malfunction or completely break down, causing you to be without hot water in your home. This would make washing dishes, taking a shower, washing clothes, and cooking very difficult. If your water heater goes out, our team has the ...

    Tips & Hints

    The latest posts for Tips & Hints are listed below.
    • How Do I Protect My Home from a Pest Infestation?

      Rodents, termites, and other pests can be extremely frustrating. They can cause immense damage to your home’s structure, resulting in expensive repairs. Furthermore, they can put you and your family at risk for allergies, diseases, and spider or insect bites, as well as other negative consequences. During the cold winter months or hot summer days, insects and pests may try to enter your home in ...
    • How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

      Even in Sugar Land’s warmer climate, a sudden cold snap could cause an exposed pipe to freeze. In fact, homes in warmer areas are more at risk of frozen pipes because they are not prepared for cold weather. A frozen pipe not only stops the water supply to your home, but puts you in danger of flooding, as the pressure in a frozen pipe could cause it to burst. In order to prevent water damage, mold, ...
    • Electrical Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

      During the holidays, people across the nation string up decorative lights and use festive candles to add ambience to their homes. However, the risk of electrical accidents and injuries goes up. There are several safety tips that you can follow to help you and your family enjoy a fun and safe holiday celebration. When decorating for the holidays, you should: Keep all decorations at least 3 feet ...

    Toilet Repair

    The latest posts for Toilet Repair are listed below.
    • Why Is My Toilet Bubbling?

      If you have a problem in your plumbing , your house will show it in all sorts of ways. One such issue is if your toilet begins gurgling or bubbling up whenever you drain the bathtub or take a shower. Pick up the phone and call a Sugar Land plumber as soon as possible if this is happening in your home. This could be an indication of a potentially serious problem that needs resolution as quickly as ...

    Water Filters

    The latest posts for Water Filters are listed below.
    • Why Should I Use a Water Filtration System?

      Water filtration systems are designed to remove harmful minerals and particles from your home’s water supply. Over time, drinking these substances can cause serious health problems. You may suffer kidney or liver damage, as well as digestive issues from mineral buildup in your body. Our Sugar Land water filtration services provide a cost-effective solution to keep your water clean, fresh, and free ...

    Water Heater

    The latest posts for Water Heater are listed below.
    • Tankless vs. Conventional Water Heaters

      Water heaters provide temperature-controlled water to your home. If they become corroded or rusty, they could compromise the quality of your water. Furthermore, they may malfunction or completely break down, causing you to be without hot water in your home. This would make washing dishes, taking a shower, washing clothes, and cooking very difficult. If your water heater goes out, our team has the ...
    • 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 ...
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