Baker Brothers Blog

Energy Efficiency and Upgrades

Texas’ buildings waste a massive amount of energy. Two-thirds of our homes predate a statewide building code and lack adequate insulation. As if that wasn’t bad enough, over time, our HVAC units, our plumbing and our electrical systems all become less efficient and need to be replaced. The benefits of replacement for efficiency and money […]

A Letter to our Customers Regarding COVID-19 and our Continued Commitment to Safety

At Baker Brothers Plumbing, Air & Electric, we take our commitment to customers seriously.  As a valued customer, we appreciate the trust you place in us and our people as we provide essential services in your home. We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 environment and to that end, I wanted to personally update you […]

The Importance Of The Air Quality In Your Home

In general, most homeowners don’t give very much thought to the quality of the air they breathe inside their homes. People usually only think that outdoor air can be polluted. But, your indoor air has a significant impact on your health and well-being. Clean air in your home shouldn’t be taken for granted. It is […]

Top How-to Questions During a Hard Freeze: Pipes, Water Heaters, Tankless Heaters

Most Important Plumbing, Water Heater and Tankless “How To’s” After A Hard Freeze Below are some of the most common Plumbing FAQ’s following a hard-freeze. Due to overwhelming call volume, these DIY tips can help you right away until a licensed plumber can get to your home for a full evaluation and fix. You should […]

How to Stop or Avoid Tankless Water Heater Leaks

The DFW area has been hit with unprecedented weather over the last few days. Heavy snow and freezing temperatures have provided numerous challenges for homeowners. Our trained and licensed plumbers are doing everything in their power to help every customer in need during this time. While you’re waiting for a technician to arrive to serve […]

Membership Has Its Privileges

When you buy a house, you also buy the problems that go with it, like an aging HVAC system or hard water issues.  Even trees that are planted too close to the house can cause plumbing and foundation issues. Every homeowner needs to have a reliable, efficient, and professional home service company that can address […]

Prepare For Cold Weather And Prevent Frozen Pipes

Prevent frozen pipes during a cold spell The weather forecast for North Texas in winter will start with temperatures in the mid to high 70s, but it won’t take long for the temperature to drop. Soon, we could see record-low temperatures, a hard freeze, ice storms or more. When the temperatures drop, certain pipes, especially […]

Get your home ready for the holidays

The holidays will soon be upon us and most of us made it a point to spend some time with our friends and family. This year many of us won’t be spending that time traveling, but spending it at home. So, now is a great time to get our homes ready for the holidays. And […]

Gas Leaks and Gas Line Repairs

Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed by layers of buried plants and animals that are exposed to intense heat and pressure under ground over thousands of years. The energy from these plants and animals is stored in the form of carbon in the gas. Natural gas is combusted to generate electricity, enabling this stored […]

Save Your AC And Your Money

Across the United States, the average family spends at least $2,000 annually on energy bills, with half of that going toward keeping their homes cool or warm. When you live in a place like Texas, which is warm and humid most of the year, you likely pay much more to keep your home cool. Given […]