How to Repair a Leaky Kitchen Faucet

    Drip. Drip. Drip. Nothing is quite a bother like a leaky faucet. If you have waited too long and are already tortured out of your mind, call Baker Brothers to repair your faucet immediately. If this is a recent issue and you feel like putting on your handyman hat, then follow the steps […]

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The Toilet Doctor: Toilet Cleaning and Maintenance

    Runny nose, fever, cough … you think you are under the weather? Sometimes your toilet needs a checkup too. Baker Brothers Plumbing is here to provide you with our expert care in this week’s edition of The Toilet Doc:   Cleaning and Maintenance Like all heavy-use fixtures in your home, your toilet requires […]

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5 Plumbing Myths Debunked

    1. MYTH: Lemons and other citrus are perfect for your garbage disposal. Although they produce a pleasing odor in your kitchen, lemons and citrus can damage your disposal. The citric acid in lemons and oranges corrode the metal components that make up your disposal. Instead of citric fruit, clean your disposal with ice […]

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How to Clear Your Drain, No Matter What’s Stuck In It

    Hey Dallas, you can always call us here at Baker Brothers Plumbing and Air Conditioning when your kitchen or bathroom drain is clogged. A clogged drain is the leading cause of water damage in homes, and if a problem ever arises, we can be on the job ASAP. ————— Share this:

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3 Air Conditioning Tips for Hot Dallas Summers

Hey y’all. Summer’s here, and we know it’s hot in Dallas! Here at Baker Brothers Plumbing and Air Conditioning, we want to make sure you and your family are doing all you can to beat this heat and save some energy. Don’t sweat it, because we’ve provided you some handy air conditioning tips for you […]

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10 Clever and Creative Uses For Pipes Around the House

Have y’all checked out Pinterest yet? Whether you’re a DIY queen, Ikea junkie, or you’d rather just hire out professionals, Pinterest has tons of ideas on everything under the sun.   Here are a few clever uses and DIY projects we found for pipes. Yes, pipes!  They are cheap, durable, easy to customize, and near […]

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Spring Cleaning Your HVAC System in Dallas, Texas

    Spring has sprung! Here at Baker Brothers, we’re all about staying ahead of the game and helping you do the same. ————— Share this:

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How to Give Your Plumbing a Spring Cleaning in Dallas, Texas

    Spring is finally here! These moderate temperatures and newly long days are fantastic, aren’t they? The Texas heat is still a few months (weeks?) away and we can grill out, eat out, work out…outside.   Before our beautiful Dallas April comes and goes, though, we recommend you use a weekend afternoon or two […]

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3 Steps to Beating Mold and Mildew

  Imagine you’ve got guests over for dinner, and, embarrassment of embarrassments, your bathroom stinks. The windowless and vent-less bathroom has been wreaking havoc on your family’s nostrils all winter. Before you throw in the towel (really you should be throwing out those moldy towels, but we’ll get to that in a bit) and further […]

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Spring Cleaning—How to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready After Winter

  Dirty heating and air conditioning systems make your air quality worse and your energy bill higher. During the winter our heating and cooling systems collect dirt and debris in outdoor units, while indoor ducts become clogged with dust. Make sure you regularly clean and replace your filters, and you can improve home air quality […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

Short answer? When it looks about like this:     The long answer might be more complicated than you think.   Remember when we explained how to choose a furnace filter? Well, the type of filter you have affects how often it needs to be changed.   Basic Fiberglass Filters: Monthly Yep, every month that […]

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Choosing a Furnace Filter

Over on our Facebook Page, we are always reminding you to “Change your furnace filter regularly!” You know the drill:   Why You Should Change Your Furnace Filter:   1. Better air quality – removing mold, pet dander, dust, and bacteria   2. Energy savings – furnace doesn’t have to work as hard   3. Furnace longevity – […]

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WHEN DID WINTER HAPPEN? 7 HOUSEHOLD CHORES TO DO BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

    When winter strikes, there are 7 major things you should take care of – wait and you’ll regret it. It may not get North Pole cold in the DFW area, but it gets cold enough!     1) Get your heater tuned-up. A good tech will give it a thorough cleaning and make […]

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3 Tips for Controlling Humidity in Your House

  Most Dallas folks think of humidity as an irritant – “it’s too humid out” or “it’s making my hair frizzy”. But too little humidity can be annoying, too – think dry skin, nose bleeds, worsening allergies. ————— Share this:

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4 Keys to Making Sure You Don’t Get Termites

  Want to make sure you don’t have termites? It’s pretty simple, really – you might just be overlooking some of the basics. As plumbers, we see all kinds of mistakes homeowners make. Here are 4 major “don’ts” when it comes to termites: ————— Share this:

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7 HOUSEHOLD TASKS TO DO THIS FALL

  It sure doesn’t feel like fall, but it’s almost here. Don’t wait until the leaves fall off the trees to take care of these household chores. ————— Share this:

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The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Slab Leaks

  What are they? Slab leaks are leaks found in piping or pressurized plumbing under the concrete floor of a home or business. Because they’re under the concrete slab, they’re both harder to detect and harder to fix. ————— Share this:

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5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT NEW HOME PLUMBING

When buying a house, a lot of potential problems are obvious. Roofing issues, outdated appliances, or giant holes in the wall are easily discovered by you or the inspector. Plumbing problems can be more secretive, though. Good inspectors will find plumbing problems, but it’s important to make sure you stay on top of them. Here […]

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3 Musts for Bathroom Remodels

    Looking to remodel your bathroom, but want to make sure you’ll get great return on the investment? We’ll show you how to maximize your return by focusing on specific areas of interest, rather than hoping and wishing you do it right. First, we’ll let you know what you absolutely must do, followed by […]

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All You Need to Know About Sump Pumps

    Sump pumps: fun to say, but what do they do? Do you need one? And what are some of the common issues with them? We’ll answer these questions and more in our sump pump primer.   ————— Share this:

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