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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.

Prepare For Cold Weather And Prevent Frozen Pipes

Prevent frozen pipes during a cold spell The weather forecast for North Texas in winter will start with temperatures in the mid to high 70s, but it won’t take long for the temperature to drop. Soon, we could see record-low temperatures, a hard freeze, ice storms or more. When the temperatures drop, certain pipes, especially […]

Let’s Take Care Of DFW This Christmas

The Holiday season has begun. We are hanging holiday decorations, trimming trees, and looking through our family recipes. After a long year of challenges, North Texas needs a little holiday cheer. But, some of our community members need a little more help from their neighbors than they have before. The DFW area food banks are […]

Time To Clean Up, DFW

Usually this time of year, we are planning our holiday events. But, this year the holidays may be at home more instead of out on the town. For some of us, this means we are cooking our turkeys for the first time in a long time. It also means we need to keep our homes […]

New Attraction At The DFW Airport

North Texas is a wonderful place to live. It is constantly growing and changing. One of the places that has grown and changed the most is DFW International airport.  DFW sprawls across portions of Dallas and Tarrant counties and it is larger than the island of Manhattan. As the airport continually tries to make air […]

Get your home ready for the holidays

The holidays will soon be upon us and most of us made it a point to spend some time with our friends and family. This year many of us won’t be spending that time traveling, but spending it at home. So, now is a great time to get our homes ready for the holidays. And […]

Gas Leaks and Gas Line Repairs

Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed by layers of buried plants and animals that are exposed to intense heat and pressure under ground over thousands of years. The energy from these plants and animals is stored in the form of carbon in the gas. Natural gas is combusted to generate electricity, enabling this stored […]

National Temperature Control Day

Tomorrow is the fall equinox – and it’s also National Temperature Control Day. A day to celebrate the coming of cooler weather and our HVAC systems. In Texas, we need to be very thankful we have efficient, reliable air conditioning and heating.  And part of that system is using thermostats to maintain a comfortable home. […]

Share The Wealth, DFW!

Today is North Texas Giving Day! Our community is strong, and we’re in this together. Today until midnight, make a gift and pledge volunteer hours to any of 3,300+ nonprofits who serve and enrich our North Texas community. Hope, community, and kindness can’t be cancelled thanks to YOU, our everyday heroes! Search by county, city, […]

Filters And UV, DFW?

When you live in Texas, you need air conditioning. It’s hot — sometimes very hot – most of the year. This summer hasn’t been much different, except we have more health concerns than before. Some homeowners are considering adding to their HVC systems to sanitize the air. And some homeowners wonder if it would really […]

Fort Worth Zoo Tops The List!

This time of the year, most of us are looking for ideas to keep ourselves entertained. This year,  our options are a little different or limited. One thing that hasn’t changed is our amazing Fort Worth Zoo. The zoo has topped the list in the USA Today poll! Congratulations to our fabulous zoo! Fort Worth […]