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Articles on Berkeys Blog by Jamie Wooldridge and the Berkeys plumbing and HVAC specialists are meant to provide educational, entertaining, newsworthy and helpful information regarding residential air conditioning and plumbing for homeowners in Dallas, Ft. Worth. Always consult a professional, licensed plumbing or HVAC contractor like Berkeys before doing any work on your home.

The Flint Water Problem Part II: Jumping In And Helping Out

Lead poisoning is dangerous for anyone. Lead in the water system in Flint. Michigan once again made headlines. Experts say that water treatment would have prevented 90% of the problems with Flint’s water. The Safe Drinking Water Act, enacted in 1986, required the Environmental Protection Agency to set standards for the concentration of lead in […]

The Flint Water Problem, Part I: How It Happened

The water problems began when the city of Flint, Michigan found itself in a budget crisis. In 2014, the state of Michigan decided to temporarily change the city’s water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River as a cost-saving measure until a new supply line to Lake Huron was ready. The Flint River has […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Flood And Gas Safety

You do not want to hire just anyone to repair your home after a flooding disaster. These types of services must be performed by qualified licensed specialists. Your life depends on the quality of their work. All Berkeys plumbers, air conditioning technicians and electricians are licensed and have passed thorough background checks. Electric If you […]

The Latest in Air Conditioning Technology

Everyone wants the latest, most energy saving (and cost saving) technologies, right? The HVAC industry is no different. New technologies are being developed all the time. Most homes are traps for allergens, dust, and other contaminates, which can make allergies a whole lot worse than they need to be. Honeywell’s Whole House Air Cleaner systems […]

Solar Power Your Home

When most people think of Texas, they think of our rich history of cowboys and Indians, huge herds of cattle, and the oil fields. Since those early days, Texas has changed dramatically. We’ve grown to be one of the biggest and populous states. But, we also use a lot of resources. Unfortunately, we have largely […]

Home Water Recycling

Don’t let your water just wash down the drain – put it to work! Use a gray water recycling or rainwater capture systems for your Dallas area home. The average four person household in a temperate climate may use over 20,000 gallons of water monthly. Most of that water is used for landscape irrigation, washing […]

How To Keep Allergens Out Of Your Home

Allergy season isn’t going away anytime soon, so Neeha Curtis got with President of ,  Berkeys Air Conditioning, Plumbing, and Electrical, Jaime Wooldridge, to find out the best ways to keep your Dallas / Fort Worth area home’s air quality high and allergen free. Jaime says our first line of defense are the mats we put […]

Berkeys Air Conditioning Tips for Dallas Fort Worth Homeowners

Berkeys President, Jamie Wooldridge, was featured on Today with Kandace television show offering helpful tips to keep your Fort Worth / Dallas air conditioning running smooth during the hot summer months. View the full article here: http://www.todaywithkandace.com/videos/home/berkeys-ac-tips-staying-cool-summer/  

The Flint Water Problem Part III: Protecting Your Water Quality

The Safe Drinking Water Act, enacted in 1986, required the Environmental Protection Agency to set standards for the concentration of lead in public pipes and pushing for “lead-free” water systems. But, lead is everywhere. Lead enters our bodies from drinking water, as well as dust, soil and air. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

BERKEYS Launches “We HEART Our DFW Heroes” First Responder’s Campaign

Serving those who serve and protect Southlake, TX, Thursday, February 23rd, 2016 – BERKEYS​ Air Conditioning, Plumbing, & Electrical is honored to serve those who serve and protect us. EMS, police officers, firefighters, military, 911 dispatchers, and veterans have dedicated their lives selflessly giving back here at home and around the world. BERKEYS kicks off […]