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Fairfax Water Authority Quality Report 2013

Water quality is required by state and federal regulations to be monitored; Fairfax Water Authority took 13,000 samples over last year to come up with their quality tables that they have released into their nine page yearly report. If you're curious how safe our water is you should give it a read; the short answer is: very safe. [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:57:46+00:00June 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 16th, 2013|Products|0 Comments

Hydrojetting

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+00:00May 14th, 2013|Services|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+00:00May 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+00:00May 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring 2013 is nearly here