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Plumbing term of the day:
A series of screens that is used to control the flow of water from most faucets. In addition to helping you waste less water, an aerator helps to keep water from splashing all over. Aerators typically last a long time but do need to be replaced periodically.
Plumbing FAQ of the day: What can I do to prevent clogs?
Clogs are a fact of life, but there things you can do to keep them to a minimum. Having screens installed in the drains in your bathroom sink and shower or bathtub can make a huge difference. Periodically flushing hot water down the drains in your home can help keep clogs from accumulating. Occasionally having a professional plumber come out and snake the drains in your home is a smart, proactive way to minimize clogs as well.
Berkeley Plumbing and Heating: Experienced Plumbers
Berkeley Plumbing and Heating has been proudly serving the East Bay area, including Berkeley, Oakland and El Cerrito, for more than 100 years. Today, we offer a comprehensive array of products and services to ensure ongoing customer satisfaction. Regardless of what kinds of plumbing or heating needs you may have, you can rely on us. From our talented team of plumbers and technicians to our well-stocked retail store, we are equipped to assist you efficiently, effectively and affordably.
At Berkeley Plumbing and Heating, plumbing is one of our many specialties. Unlike many contractors, we don’t limit ourselves to installations or repairs. In addition to handling both, we offer maintenance services as well. If you’re tackling a project yourself and need parts or other supplies, you’re sure to find what you need at our retail store. We’re also happy to assist you with such projects.
While we perform many plumbing repairs and installations in local residents’ homes, we don’t limit ourselves to residential work. Berkeley Plumbing and Heating also offers plumbing services to industrial and commercial customers. Furthermore, we are ready and able to perform sewer work, and we regularly tackle remodeling projects in homes and businesses.
If you need medical gas equipment installed in your home, Berkeley Plumbing and Heating is happy to handle it for you. We are licensed to perform this kind of work, and our rates couldn’t be more competitive.
Berkeley Plumbing and Heating is also a heating contractor. If your boiler or heater needs repairs, give us a call. The same goes for water heaters. Our technicians have seen it all, and they are adept at diagnosing and resolving problems quickly.
Did you know that a well-maintained furnace is an efficient and effective one? Without routine maintenance, your furnace will inevitably lose efficiency. It is estimated that furnaces lose about 5 percent of their efficiency every year when they aren’t properly maintained. There’s no need to go outside of the local area for this kind of help. Berkeley Plumbing and Heating is available to perform furnace maintenance as needed.
At Berkeley Plumbing and Heating, we understand how urgent plumbing problems can be. Our team is committed to getting to your location as quickly as possible. Our highly trained and extensively experienced plumbers travel in vans that are loaded with high-quality parts, tools and equipment. In most cases, repairs can be performed the same day. If you are looking to upgrade the plumbing in your home or need help with your boiler, heater, water heater or other equipment, we can help with that too.