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Articles on Berkeys Blog by 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.

Let’s Go Swim, DFW!

Now that Texas is returning to its normal, hit and humid summery weather, we are all looking for a place to get out of the house. Somewhere to get away from the hot concrete. And, somewhere to cool off. We;;, the Houston Chronicle has some good suggestions for us. These underrated Texas swimming holes will […]

Just Curious, DFW

Have you ever wondered if your neighborhood folklore was true? Or wondered about where a street name came from when you’re stuck in traffic? Well, the Dallas Morning News just might have the answer. Curious Texas has a team to investigate the things we wonder about the culture, people and institutions of North Texas.  Dallas […]

Energy Efficiency and Upgrades

Texas’ buildings waste a massive amount of energy. Two-thirds of our homes predate a statewide building code and lack adequate insulation. As if that wasn’t bad enough, over time, our HVAC units, our plumbing and our electrical systems all become less efficient and need to be replaced. The benefits of replacement for efficiency and money […]

A Letter to our Customers Regarding COVID-19 and our Continued Commitment to Safety

At Berkeys Plumbing, A/C & Electrical, we take our commitment to customers seriously.  As a valued customer, we appreciate the trust you place in us and our people as we provide essential services in your home. We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 environment and to that end, I wanted to personally update you on […]

Let’s Celebrate! Earth Day 2021

Hey, North Texas! Guess what? Earth Day is tomorrow! It’s our chance to take a pause and think about how we can improve our communities. Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated […]

The Importance Of The Air Quality In Your Home

In general, most homeowners don’t give very much thought to the quality of the air they breathe inside their homes. People usually only think that outdoor air can be polluted. But, your indoor air has a significant impact on your health and well-being. Clean air in your home shouldn’t be taken for granted. It is […]

Fair Park Make-Over

Living in the DFW metroplex, we have just about everything anyone could want in a city. We have amazing retail shops, theater, opera’s, museums, and the list goes on. One of the most recognizable and historic places is our Fair Park. It’s original buildings form the backdrop to so many events. It’s about time we […]

DFW Is Getting New Outdoor Parks To Explore

DFW is 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 few new outdoor attractions. A few […]

Need Help After The Storm?

During the winter storm last week, many, many homes suffered damage. Pipes burst inside homes and water flooded the floors, ruining the floors, furniture, clothes and appliances. Days later, the carpets and flooring inside may still be saturated. Many home owners haven’t been able to get the resources they need to clean up the mess […]

Top How-to Questions During a Hard Freeze: Pipes, Water Heaters, Tankless Heaters

Most Important Plumbing, Water Heater and Tankless “How To’s” After A Hard Freeze Below are some of the most common Plumbing FAQ’s following a hard-freeze. Due to overwhelming call volume, these DIY tips can help you right away until a licensed plumber can get to your home for a full evaluation and fix. You should […]