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An informed consumer is a smart shopper. We hope to help you navigate the world of plumbing, heating and cooling with insightful blog posts. Some of the topics include money-saving tips, preventive maintenance guidance and information on new products. We also let you know what’s going on in the Dwyer family. We guarantee there’s a blog post for everyone.

5 Signs Your Sewer Drain Is In Need Of A Repair Or Replacement

These are just our top 5 ways to tell if you might have a sewer line issue; if your drain issue is not covered or you still want to know…Read Article

Prepare your HVAC For The Winter!

Is your heating system ready for the winter? If not, now is the time! Here are 4 maintenance tips! Heating your home and producing hot water are generally the most…Read Article

Cameron Plumbing is Now a Part of the Dwyer Team

The Dwyer legacy is growing! By expanding our service radius and welcoming Cameron’s capable plumbers to our service team, we’re more than ready to take your call and get to…Read Article

Dwyer Wins 2022 Best AC Service in Fairfax

Dwyer Plumbing, Heating & Air is proud to announce we have been selected for the third year in a row as the best AC service in Fairfax as rated by…Read Article

HVAC and Plumbing Material Prices Increase

Dwyer Plumbing, Heating & Air has been in the home comfort business since 1922. We have served the Northern Virginia community with transparency and trustworthiness for nearly a century. Dwyer…Read Article

Win Dwyer’s oldest furnace contest!

Do you have the oldest furnace in the neighborhood? You could win Dwyer’s oldest furnace contest. With the winter months settling in, now is the perfect time to wish your…Read Article

The Doors Are Open at Dwyer’s New Online Home. Come On In!

Welcome to the new online home of Dwyer Plumbing, Heating & Air. Since 1922, we’ve been the company residents and businesses of Northern Virginia trust to service all of their…Read Article

Show Your HVAC Some Love

Chances are, you only think about your HVAC system when something goes wrong. We get it. Its job is to keep you comfortable, while staying out of the way.  But…Read Article

Dwyer is a Certified Trane Comfort Specialist

Relying on Dwyer just got even easier! We are now a certified independent Trane Comfort Specialist™! We take our reputation seriously. At Dwyer, we are always looking to improve our…Read Article

Flushable Wipes, Dos and Don’ts

 Do flushable wipes live up to their name? Should you really be flushing them down the drain? Though “flushable wipes” sound like a convenient toiletry option, they can actually cause…Read Article

Dwyer’s Winter Checklist

Heating, Humidifiers, Thermostats, and Air Scrubbers! These are just a few of Dwyer’s favorite things for the winter season. Spend this winter icing cookies and drinking cocoa, not stressing over…Read Article

Our Covid-19 Approach

Dwyer Plumbing, Heating & Air is open, essential and committed to keeping you comfortable! We are exercising CDC recommended practices to keep our customers and employees safe with every service…Read Article

Company President Celebrates 39th Year With Dwyer Plumbing, Heating & Air

Dan Cochran, President and Plumbing Manager of Dwyer, Plumbing Heating & Air celebrated his 39th year with the company this week. “I like plumbing, for whatever reason, I took to…Read Article

Yes, Dwyer Plumbing is Open and Essential

At Dwyer, taking care of our customers, our employees, and our fellow Virginians is what we do every day. Nearly a century ago, American Standard ran an ad campaign with…Read Article

A More Complete Name

Just an FYI to our customer base, we are changing our name to the public to more uniformly describe our trades. Instead of Dwyer Plumbing Corp., we are now serving…Read Article

Dwyer Plumbing Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Dwyer Plumbing is proud to announce that they have earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA).…Read Article

Dwyer Plumbing Corp. Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Lorton, VA, January 19, 2018 – Dwyer Plumbing Corp. is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s…Read Article

Pipe Bursting in Arlington

We recently did a pipe bursting job on Military Rd in Arlington, VA. The customer didn’t want to cut down a very large tree, so we were able to replace…Read Article

Bathroom Remodel in Springfield, VA

In April, Dwyer remodeled a bathroom in Springfield, VA. It went from the original 1963 “Robin’s Egg” blue tile with a peeling tub to a beautiful marble surround and a…Read Article

Plumbing Advice for New Homeowners

When you move into a new home, you inevitably will want to explore all over to see what you just bought; you should do this with a few things in…Read Article

Dwyer Plumbing Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Dwyer Plumbing has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members…Read Article

Dwyer Photographs around Alexandria, Virginia in the 1960s.

In the sixties, Dwyer commissioned some photographs to be taken to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the firm. Richard Dwyer found them sometime last year, and we thought that history…Read Article

Dwyer Plumbing Corp. Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Dwyer Plumbing Corp. has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided…Read Article

Languages Spoken at Dwyer

Dwyer Plumbing hires the best and friendliest technicians we can find; in the D.C. area this means that our workforce is ethnically diverse and — more often than not —…Read Article

Dwyer is on Pinterest

My name is Lisa Cochran, I maintain the Dwyer Pinterest page, and am here to help with your home design and decorating needs. If my last name sounds familiar, it’s…Read Article

Dwyer Plumbing Earns Esteemed 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award

WASHINGTON D.C. heating & air conditioning/hvac Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Dwyer Plumbing Corp. has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting…Read Article

Advertising Concealed as Unbiased Reviews: EBSCO

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that reviews on the Internet should always be read with a grain of salt. (Check if there are a string of them written…Read Article

An Old Picture and a bit of History

I asked Richard Dwyer to bring me some photographs and material from the Dwyer archives to decorate our walls, and some of the images are great. The one above, taken…Read Article

St Mary’s Golf Tournament

Dwyer Plumbing recently sponsored a hole at St. Mary’s Golf Tournament, in support of St. Mary’s Catholic School in Alexandria. St. Mary’s parishioners have been good to Dwyer, and they…Read Article

Editor’s Pick in Washingtonian’s contractors you can trust issue

We noticed yesterday that Dwyer Plumbing was chosen as an Editor’s Pick for Home Contractor You Can Trust 2013 in this month’s Washingtonian Magazine. Yay for us!… Read MoreRead Article

Avoid Home Warranty Companies

My wife and I are buying our first house, and during the contract back and forth, we were offered the option for a home warranty which would have cost the…Read Article

Beautiful Pelican Water Conditioning System Installation

Dwyer Plumbing doesn’t actively promote water conditioning systems, but we do install them. When you hire experienced plumbers you get good work. Here is a case in point: One of…Read Article

$30 Rebate for Programmable Thermostats

Dwyer customers, if you’re a Washington Gas customer, they’re offering a $30 rebate for having a programmable thermostat installed. Call us today to get one installed! The good news is…Read Article

A Downside To Higher Efficiency Water Heaters

My wife and I are excited about buying our first house. Unfortunately, it needs a new HVAC system and water heater. I’m glad I work where I do, because I…Read Article

SNL Potty Humor

Last night my wife told me she wanted to watch something short and funny–it was a long day at work for her. So I turned on Netflix and tried to…Read Article

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…Read Article

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…Read Article

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…Read Article

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…Read Article

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…Read Article


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…Read Article

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…Read Article

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…Read Article

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…Read Article