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Plumbing

Plumbing
We offer a full range of residential and commercial plumbing services, and are committed to providing professional, honest and affordable service on every job.

Emergency Services

Emergency
We offer emergency heating, plumbing and pipe thawing services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, without costing you a fortune. Call us at 907-332-5325 with your emergency.

Heating

Heating
At Alkota Plumbing and Heating, we provide the highest level of quality in all our installations, and all jobs are performed by highly-experienced contractors you can trust.

Welcome to Alkota Plumbing and Heating, Inc.!

American StandardServicing the Anchorage Bowl and surrounding Communities since 1984!

We are an Alaskan owned and operated company. Alkota Plumbing and Heating’s team of licensed professionals is dedicated to providing all of our customers with top-notch plumbing, heating and installation services. Thomas Gervais, founder and owner of Alkota Plumbing and Heating, started this company with a strong emphasis on quality and workmanship as the cornerstone. In fact, the original slogan for the business was “We Take Pride in Our Quality”.

When you choose Alkota Plumbing and Heating you can remain confident that we will provide you with trained, courteous, clean and respectful technicians that will treat each home as their own. Whatever your plumbing, heating and installation job needs, we will provide you with a quality experience!

Alkota Plumbing and Heating provides plumbing, heating and installation services in Anchorage, Eagle River, Chugiak, Wasilla, Palmer, Girdwood and surrounding communities. For service call us at 907-332-5325 or request an appointment online.

Learn more about our company

Plumbing

Plumbing
We offer a full range of residential and commercial plumbing services, and are committed to providing professional, honest and affordable service on every job.

Emergency Services

Emergency
We offer emergency heating, plumbing and pipe thawing services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, without costing you a fortune. Call us at 907-332-5325 with your emergency.

Heating

Heating
At Alkota Plumbing and Heating, we provide the highest level of quality in all our installations, and all jobs are performed by highly-experienced contractors you can trust.

Customer Testimonials

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Great service, on time and under budget! Our business experienced a frozen pipe because of a zone valve failure over the weekend. We called Alkota and set up time for them to come out. Curt was great and had us with heat in short order. Best of all, no broken pipes! Great job!

I called, Alkota came running to help. My water heater is crammed back into a very tight corner and it slowed things down a bit, but that’s no surprise. I rate my experience very high on the positive side of the scale. Extra kudos to Joe for rescuing my dog after he decided that the yawning hole into the crawlspace was too interesting to explore. I would never have been able to get him out on my own.

Great customer service! Straight shooters and honest work! I highly recommend them.

Recent News

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Air Handler Knowledge

An HVAC air handler unit (AHU) may resemble a furnace in appearance, but its purpose is very different. It conditions and circulates both cool and hot air, depending on what time of year it is. An air handler works in tandem with your air conditioner or heat pump to help you get the most efficiency […]

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Should I Have My Thermostat on On or Auto?

On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for […]

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Leaky Ducts Leak Money

Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your home comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home. Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not as frequently […]

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What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your home […]

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How Often Should I Replace My Furnace Filter?

Out of site, out of mind. This is especially true for furnace filters. When you have a clean furnace filter in place, your furnace will run optimally, keeping your home an ideal temperature. A dirty filter will inhibit the performance of your furnace. It may even cause your furnace to fail. What Kind? There are […]

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How Do I Know If I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you’re having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger. What’s a heat exchanger? How can you tell if that’s what the issue is? What should you do about it?  Don’t ignore the possibility. A cracked heat exchanger in a gas furnace […]

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What to Do if You Have No Hot Water

There are few things more annoying than running out of hot water in the middle of a shower. But don’t panic. It’s more than likely something with your hot water heater. Typically it may be something simple that you can take care of yourself. However, some things do need the assistance of a professional plumber. […]

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How Does a Boiler Work?

What is a boiler? Most people immediately think of furnaces when opting to heat their homes. However, boilers provide a highly effective heat option, have a long life, can reach high heating efficiencies, and some types require little or no pumping energy. Boilers are an important part of a central heating system. They’re a continuous […]

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Why Do I Need to Schedule a Furnace Inspection?

A furnace is crucial to comfort in Alaska, but it’s so often ignored when it comes to home maintenance. Often our more visual home-maintenance projects take seniority over those harder to see, thus easier to ignore. To avoid costly, inconvenient, and possibly dangerous emergency repairs, you should always remember your regular furnace maintenance tasks, as […]

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