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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.

Dallas Plumbing Tips For Water Heater Savings

  Plumbers In Dallas Say Water Heaters Can Provide Significant Savings Dallas home and business owners maybe able to enjoy some great savings if they are running their water heater at higher temperatures, simply turning one’s water one heater down can save a substantial amount in a years time says Dallas Plumbing Contractors.  How to […]

Air Conditioning Replacement Filters – What Dallas Homeowners Need To Know

Air Conditioning Replacement Filters For Dallas Homes Are Part Of Protecting One’s Air Conditioning System.  Providing information for why it is important to get the correct filter when replacing the old filter in your air conditioning unit. Keeping a clean filter in place and replacing it regularly can avoid costly repairs and replacement of your […]

Changing Electrical Service Panel Dallas – Top Questions

Information on Changing Electrical Panels From Fuses to Breakers For Dallas Area Homes Replacement of electrical panels in the Dallas area can bring up a few questions, and we would like to address a few them in this post, with answers from some of the leading experts. Having some basic understanding of the cost is […]

Electrical Panel Replacement: The Real Cost

Electrical Panel Replacement In Dallas Homes Old or damaged circuit breaker box in your Dallas home needs to be replaced and it does justify the expense. Homeowners depend on their electrical system to work properly to protect their property by tripping off when a circuit overload occurs. Many homes built in cities like Dallas and […]

GFCI Outlets

Should I have GFCI Outlets Installed in My Home? GFCI outlets are outlets that can prevent electrical shock and house fires that are caused by electrical outlets. GFCIs have helped many families and homes stay safe from those disasters. Many homeowners question whether or not they should get GFCIs installed in their home. But after […]

Tips For Finding A Great Electrician

How Do You Find A Reliable Dallas Electrician? Most homeowners don’t have a really great electrician. Most people wait until there is an emergency or want to do some major remodeling project. When they begin looking, they don’t know where to start.  Having a trusted, reliable electrical contractor available when you need one is vital […]

What Are Electrical Contractors & How Do They Differ From Electricians

Dallas Electrical Contractors, How Are They Different From Dallas Electricians At Times Dallas electrical contractor and electrician seem interchangeable but, as we will see there are some critical differences in the roles the two professions play in providing electricity and repairing electrically homes, business, and factories. At one point an electrical contractor was thought to […]

Great Advice On Finding A Good Plumber

Just How Do We Find A Good Plumber In Dallas / Fort Worth Years ago when neighbors actually talked to each other, even in big cities like Dallas and Fort Worth, finding a good trades person like a plumber or plumbing company was as easy as walking across the lawn. Times have changed, in most […]

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 […]