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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.

Go Green With Houseplants

9 Easy Care Houseplants That Will Liven Up Your DFW Home Decorating your home with a variety of house plants is an inexpensive way to brighten up your home. It’s also a good way to clean the air. Furnishings, upholstery, synthetic building materials, and cleaning products, and lots of other things can emit a variety […]

New Storage Ideas For Your Old Kitchen

The new year is here and new home projects await. Kitchen remodeling projects are a particularly popular option for an easy weekend upgrade. Many small things can be done quickly to improve the functionality and comfort of this well used space.  Recently, Houzz compiled a list of quick and easy upgrade ideas. Cool Storage Ideas […]

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth: Frozen Pipes, Broken Water Heaters Keeping Plumbers Busy

“There’s not a whole lot you can do now except wait, unfortunately,” saidJamie Wooldridge, President of Berkeys Air Conditioning, Plumbing, and Electrical in Southlake. Many homeowners already know they have frozen water pipes, and some have already started leaking. “All these pipes were within … Read the full article on NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth »

Kitchen D-I-Y Projects And The Questions You Should Be Asking

The year is almost over and some of us are looking to plan some D-I-Y projects after the holidays have passed. One of those projects may be planning a remodeling project for you kitchen. Before we jump right in, we need to plan carefully. Mistakes can really cost us time and money. Houzz has a […]

Holiday Safety

Be Safe This Holiday Season Celebrating the holiday is a time for fun and family, but accidents do occur.  Sometimes it’s a broken glass during a party, or Aunt Rita burns the green bean casserole, or the fuse blows just as you turn on the sparkling lights. Some of those stories become quite funny and […]

Prevent Plumbing Nightmares

The holidays are right around the corner and you are planning for holiday parties and family dinners. This is not the time for plumbing problems that can really mess up your plans. Having emergency plumbing calls can be really stressful. However, Hometalk has a few easy ways to prevent some of the most common plumbing […]

Re-Do Your Laundry Room In A Day

Once you’ve lived in your home for a few years, you almost always discover one area of your home that obviously gets less attention that your main living area. One of those spaces is the laundry area. When you moved in, you thought you’d get around to improving it, but now it seems less than […]

Add New Life To Your Kitchen With A DIY Backsplash

Eventually, we all look around our homes and wish we could remodel the kitchen or upgrade the bathrooms. But, sometimes our budgets don’t allow for major projects right then. However, with some careful planning and some weekend Do-It-Yourself projects, we can get a new look with a small price tag. One of those projects is […]

No Time To Dawdle: Have A Plan For A House Fire

Before you have a house fire, you need to have a plan. You don’t have time to stop for your wedding photos or important papers.  According to a segment on the TODAY Show, you have even less time to get out that you thought. Newer homes and furniture burn faster, giving you less time to […]

Make Money On Your Remodel

At some point, remodeling your kitchen, bathroom or some room of your house becomes necessary. Sometimes, it’s because the room is very dated or the space is no longer very functional. Other times, you decide that your home needs to be more energy efficient than it was 30 years ago. Remodeling can be expensive, but […]