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Al’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Provides Maintenance, Repair & Replacement services for Plumbing & HVAC in Garland, TX.
Since 1989, Al’s has served southern Denton & Collin counties, northern Dallas County & northeast Tarrant County with up to a 12 Truck Service Fleet to serve you promptly.
This Is What You Get With Al’s:
- As a company, Al’s has a Texas Plumbing License, PLUS
- We employ only Texas Licensed Plumbers. The Plumber coming into your home also has a Texas Plumber License.
- We pull all Plumbing and HVAC Permits required by your City. You can check your City’s website to know when a Plumbing or HVAC Permit is required.
- We employ NATE Certified HVAC Technicians (Details on NATE below. Texas doesn’t have HVAC Licenses).
- We install Brand-Specific Repair Parts versus “one size fits all”.
- Our Service Staff has over 110 years experience.
Al’s Offers 24 / 7 Emergency Service for both Plumbing & HVAC Systems in Garland, TX.
Boundaries and History of Garland TX
Boundaries of Garland, TX:
Garland, TX is located in northeastern Dallas County TX. It’s borders are:
West: mostly Jupiter Road, with a small portion extending beyond Plano Road.
East: Bunker Hill, Castle Drive, and the shoreline of Lake Ray Hubbard.
North: Lookout Drive and Bunker Hill Road
South: Interstate 635 and southern edge of Ablon Park
History of Garland, TX
Garland came into existence largely to resolve a dispute about where to locate a Post Office. In 1887, In order to solve a long dispute, Garland became the location for a new Post Office, located between the towns of Duck Creek and Embree, TX. In 1891 Garland was incorporated. At that time, Garland’s population was around 500 and had 3 gristmills, 3 cotton gins, a flour mill and several hotels. In 1888 a new High School was built (Garland College).
Around 1900 a fire destroyed nearly every business in the city. Garland was then rebuilt around a town square. Additionally, in 1927 a tornado destroyed a large portion of Garland. By 1914 Garland’s population was around 800, and the city now had telephone and telegraph connections. Around 1915 Garland Power and Light was established and a municipal water well was dug.
In the late 1930s a food company and hat factory had moved into Garland, with a population now around 2,200. During WWII several war-aircraft plants were operating. After the end of the war Kraft moved into the area.
By 1950 the population was over 10,000. By 1970, Garland had around 72,000 residents, 80 churches, 2 hospitals and 28 schools. By 1990 the population was 180,000 with over 2,200 businesses and nearly 60 schools. By 2010, Garland’s population had grown to over 227,000.
Like many suburbs in the area, Garland’s housing was developed in a south to north manner. Over the years, more expensive housing was built on the northern side of Garland, making north more expensive to live in than in the southern side.