Berkeys' Blog

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.

Don’t Forget To Get an Electrical Inspection Before Purchasing a Home

Electrical Inspection For Dallas Homeowners If you are thinking of buying a house you’ve probably called in the building surveyor to give the house a quick once over to make sure that everything is structurally sound; but what about the electrics? It might not be the first think you consider, but having an electrical inspection […]

How To Flush Water Heater

Flushing Water Heater For Dallas Homeowners You can enhance the efficiency and prolong the life of your water heater by flushing it out. This is especially important if you do not have a water filter on the incoming line of your water supply to your house. Any sediment in the cold water entering the water […]

Keep Warm, North Texas

Heat Your Home Safely This Winter It’s that time of year again and the temperature keeps dropping. Most of us can keep toasty warm, but there are some areas of the house that seem to be cold, especially in older homes. Older homes have shifted with weather changes and slab floors have cracked, which leads […]

Cleaning Window Air Conditioner

Window Air Conditioner Cleaning For Dallas Homeowners Exposure to mold in the home can cause serious health problems. One hidden place that mold can grow is within your air conditioner; with air constantly circulating through the unit into your home, mold spores are picked up and pushed into your living areas.

Repair Or Replace Your Air Conditioner

Repair Or Replace Your Air Conditioner For Dallas Homeowners So much has changed in the world of air conditioning in recent years that if your system has almost any significant breakdown — or if it’s just not keeping you as cool as it used to — it may be worth replacing it instead of repairing […]

Maintaining Your Central Air Conditioner

  Central Air Conditioner Maintenance For Dallas Homeowners An air conditioner’s filters, coils, and fins require regular maintenance for the unit to function effectively and efficiently throughout its years of service. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases.

Cleaning Garbage Disposal In Your Kitchen

Garbage Disposal Cleaning For Dallas Homeowners Your garbage disposal is a handy tool in the middle of cooking projects, but overtime they start to grind your gears: Disposals can grow slow, get filled with gunk, and start making the kitchen stink, especially when used frequently. When this happens, your disposal needs a good cleaning.

Reducing And Saving Energy For Water Heaters

Reduce Water Heater Energy For Dallas Homeowners The simplest water heating tip to save money is to use less water. You’d be surprised at how much you can reduce your usage without really noticing it. Luckily, there are several ways you can lower your bills without sacrificing comfort.

Common Problems Of Air Conditioner

Common Air Conditioner Problems For Dallas Homeowners When temperatures soar and your air conditioning unit is not cooling in the summer heat, you need a quick solution. While many air conditioning repairs require a professional, homeowners can learn how to troubleshoot and fix some common home A/C problems themselves.

How To Fix A Slab Leak

Fixing A Slab Leak For Dallas Homeowners A potential leak causes problems ranging from severe water damage to humidity problems inside your house, and more. It’s crucial to get a slab repair or foundation repair contractor on the job as soon as possible to limit costly damages.