Tax Credits for Air Conditioning Systems

The Federal Government offers tax credits for a number of Engery Star qualified HVAC systems. Dwyer Plumbing customers should always be aware, though, that the cost of the extremely high efficiency systems may be so much greater that savings may take many years to pay off even after the tax credit. $50 credit for an [...]

By | 2013-06-17T16:57:12+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Services|0 Comments

Our most recent employee to finish apprenticeship

One of our plumbers, Oscar, completed his four year plumbing apprenticeship program recently, and officially graduated last night. Dwyer Plumbing was a platinum sponsor at the PHCC award banquet, where our company president, Dan Cochran, himself a graduate of the program many years ago, was there to congratulate Oscar. Dan had previously also been an [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:57:48+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dwyer is on Facebook

We're always looking for honest feedback. We aim to consistently you with excellent service that will keep you happy and referring us to friends, family, and neighbors. Most of our business is through personal referrals, which is just the way we like it. However, back in March, Dwyer Plumbing finally decided we'd set up a Facebook [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:57:49+00:00 May 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Testing Nest Thermostats

Two weeks ago, I installed two Nest thermostats in our company president's home. I admit that it's more pleasing to the eye than the previous thermostats, but honestly a thermostat isn't exactly something you notice much after walking past it a few times. The important part to us at Dwyer Plumbing is determining if the [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:58:03+00:00 May 16th, 2013|Products|0 Comments


Since June 2007, Dwyer Plumbing has offered hydrojetting. This is more a service we offer to commercial customers to better serve sanitary waste line maintenance requirements, but we also perform it for residential homes when asked, or when we think it's the best option.  We can locate the line and determine by camera inspection the cause [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:58:04+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Services|0 Comments

A Brief History of the Dwyer Family and Its Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Businesses

There are likely not many people interested in the long history of the Dwyer family and their businesses, however, the Dwyer family was instrumental in the development of Alexandria, Virginia--which may be of interest to a few local history buffs. We're proud of our past and stand by our name. Dwyer isn't just a name, it's [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:58:04+00:00 May 14th, 2013|History|0 Comments

AC in DC

It's always nice when intellectual elites recognize their capacities have limits. A few years ago, Philip Terzian, the literary editor of the "Weekly Standard", acknowledged: I am generally bewildered by the mechanics of heating and air conditioning, and after a few desultory attempts to stop and restart the system, came to the sad conclusion that [...]

By | 2015-11-09T22:42:59+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring 2013 is nearly here

Spring may be here at last. Well, the official day has passed us by but the typical temperatures haven't come around to stay yet. Last year, a WaPo blogger reported that 2012 was the warmest spring on record, but this year is clearly different. We saw a surge a warm weather a month ago when [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:58:04+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring 2013 is nearly here