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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.

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, theatre, operasm 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 […]

Stay Warm, North Texas

This week, every county in Texas is facing temperatures we haven’t seen in decades, but the weather patterns pushing the frigid air started back in early January. The low in North Texas today could drop to 1 degree and wind chill values could plunge below zero. The last time Dallas-Fort Worth saw temperatures this cold […]

Root-Flare Exposure For Your Trees

When you are looking around your DFW neighborhood, you might not notice the way the trees have been planted. Did you know trees shouldn’t look like telephone poles sticking up out of the ground?  The practice of burying root flares of trees has become a common practice by urban landscapers. But, this practice can be […]

Membership Has Its Privileges

When you buy a house, you also buy the problems that go with it, like an aging HVAC system or hard water issues.  Even trees that are planted too close to the house can cause plumbing and foundation issues. Every homeowner needs to have a reliable, efficient, and professional home service company that can address […]

Why does Dallas exist?

We are surrounded by history in North Texas. Some very famous people had enormous influence inTexas, like Bonnie and Clyde or Charles Goodnight. Others, we might not be so familiar with. The Dallas Morning News has a column that can answer our questions that we’ve always wondered about. This week’s question notes the unique beginning […]

Get To know Your Customer Day

In north Texas, there are many, many people and businesses. So, there are many choices homeowners have to make to maintain their homes properly. One of those choices is finding the right home service company to ensure your HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems are operating properly and safely. At Berkeys, we want your experience with […]

New Year? New Pet? Treats For Your New (Or Old) Friend

This time of year in North Texas, we’re looking for new things to do and see. The holidays are over and we’re getting back into our regular routines. But, every now and then, we need a special treat to break up that routine. And our furry friends need that, too. So, Ben and Jerry’s have […]