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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.

Black Friday: Biggest Day for Plumbers? You Betcha!

Southlake, TX – Nov 23, 2009 – Retailers call the day after Thanksgiving “Black Friday” because the surge of Christmas shoppers starts the year-end push retailers count on to be in black ink for the year. Plumbers call it a very long day. For many homeowners Black Friday will have quite a different meaning. All […]

Drought Conditions Making Foundation Repair and Plumbing Companies Work Overtime

Southlake – August 5, 2009 – Foundation repair companies in Texas are scrambling to meet heavy demand, as dry, shrinking soil causes home foundations to crack under their own weight. It happens every year, but this summer has been worse because of severe drought conditions combined with temperatures hovering at 100 degrees. A Texas plumbing […]

Air Conditioning Tuneups Key to $1 Million Gas and Electric Savings in 2009

Gas and electric bills for thousands of North Texans are getting their come-uppance, thanks to Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning. The company has blown past the half-way point on its way to completing 10,000 heating and air conditioning tune-ups. Southlake, Tex. (PRWEB) – July 30, 2009 – Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning is […]

Berkeys Now Offers Rinnai, World’s Leading Tankless Water Heater

Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, which installed more tankless water heaters than conventional tank-type heaters in 2008, now offers Rinnai tankless water heaters. Rinnai’s superior engineering, durability and support have made it the world’s leading brand. Southlake, TX – May 12, 2009 – Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning hit a high water mark […]

Berkeys Renews Sponsorship of AMA Pro Motocross National Motorcycle Race

Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., Southlake, Tex., again is sponsoring professional motocross motorcycle racing in Texas, continuing the company’s association with Freestone County Raceway, Wortham, Tex. Southlake, TX – May 5, 2009 – Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., is continuing its affiliation with professional motorcycle racing as a sponsor of Round […]

Berkey’s Says Google Data Points to Trend Toward Tankless Water Heaters

Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning says a clear trend is developing, as North Texas homeowners turn increasingly to tankless water heaters to save on utility bills and comply with tougher local energy standards. Southlake, TX – May 21, 2008 – North Texas homeowners are installing tankless water heaters at a much faster pace than […]

Shift Happens: Early Slab Leak Detection Can Save Thousands of Dollars

Soil shift beneath North Texas homes increases with spring rains and the return of warm weather. Cracked foundations often produce visible cracks, but concealed plumbing leaks may cause even greater damage. Southlake, TX – May 16, 2008 – The unstable soil in North Texas can turn even the stateliest mansion into a mobile home. Heavy […]

Get Federal Tax Credit on Tankless Water Heaters Now Through December 31, 2007

Most tankless water heaters purchased before Dec. 31, 2007 qualify for a tax credit of up to $300 against 2007 federal income taxes. Energy savings can be dramatic, as water heaters account for about 30 percent of the average household utility bill. Southlake, TX – Nov. 7, 2007 – The Energy Policy Tax Incentives Act […]

Indoor Air Quality Problems May Make Pollen-Laden Outside Air Look Good

As high pollen counts brought on by unusually heavy rainfall in 2007 wreak havoc with North Texas allergy sufferers, experts warn indoor air quality may pose even greater discomfort and health risks. Southlake, TX – Nov. 5, 2007 – When the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America released its 2007 list of worst cities for […]

Fall Heating System Check Ups Make Homes Safer, Save on Fuel

HVAC professional recommends safety inspection and fall tune up before cold weather hits. SOUTHLAKE, TX – Oct. 18, 2006 – As cool fall weather brings welcome relief to North Texans still shaking off the effects of the heat wave of 2006, a heating and air conditioning expert advises homeowners that now is the time to […]