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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 Needs Free Trees

North Texas sees all kinds of weather. While it may be sunny and hot right now, A sudden storm could erupt out over the plains and sweep through quickly. And as DFW residents, we all know those heavy rains and high winds take a toll on out lovely trees. Those trees also take some  punishment […]

Time To Celebrate With Fido

It’s National Dog Day! National Dog Day celebrates all breeds, pure and mixed and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, either from public shelters, rescues and pure breed rescues. National Dog Day honors family dogs and dogs that work selflessly to save […]

Dallas Restaurant Week Is Here

One of the highlights of living in a large community like the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex is the availability of amazing, diverse culinary experiences. WE all have our favorite go-to places for Maxican, Thai, or Burgers. But, once a year, the restaurant community comes together or celebrate the diversity of our gourmet chefs, new […]

New Kind Of Lunch Date

We love our animals in North Texas, There are so many parks, trails and lakes to share with our dogs. Get out with our dogs lets us enjoy the day and get some exercise. Some medical studies show that our overall health can improve when we are with our furry friends. We are more relaxed […]

DFW’s New Outdoor Attraction

DFW is a rapidly changing all the time. We sometimes get frustrated with traffic delays as new roads are built. We sometimes get tired of the constant construction projects for new shopping centers. But, in the long run we benefit from these changes. As DFW grows, we’ll be getting a huge new outdoor attraction – […]

Going Green: Saving Energy and Money with Eco-Friendly Home Updates

You’ve got an older home, but you’ve got eco-friendliness on your mind, and you want to do everything possible to add improvements that will benefit the environment. Check out these great ideas for accomplishing your eco-friendly goals: HVAC If you live in an older home, you probably had a small thermostat that looked like this: […]

Spring Cleaning Time, DFW

It’s that time of year again – Spring Cleaning Time! We need to get ready for the warmer weather by opening the windows and getting busy with ridding our homes of the dusty musty winter air. Some things may seem obvious – like carpet cleaning, changing air filters, and cleaning out the cabinets. But, according […]

Safe Driving In Wet Weather

North Texas has been a bit soggy lately. It means roads are wet, flooded, or even severely damaged by all that water draining into the storm drains. To stay safe, you don’t have to remain at home. There are safety measures you can take while driving. Knowing how to stay safe in dangerous driving conditions […]

DFW Out And About

Before the rains begin again, it looks like DFW is going to be enjoying some nice weather. It’s time to begin getting the kids out of the house for some fun on the weekend before the rain ends and summer begins. GuideLive has some suggestions, See the full listing and additional details at GuideLive. Top […]

Going Solar in Your Apartment: 5 Ways to Get Started

If you own a home, going solar is a no-brainer. Upon installation of a solar system you immediately begin to reduce your energy bills. As an investment, solar can provide an amazing return every month as you see your energy bill shrinking. You are automatically protected against rising energy prices, and a good solar system […]