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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.

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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

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.


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.

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Clogged Main Line Drain

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A main line drain is the drain that transports waste water from your home to the the sewer mains underground. A main drain clog can lead to raw sewage backing up into your home or yard, and can lead to costly repairs to both the line and your home. How do I know if I […]

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Prepping Your Plumbing For Winter

Winter Homes in Anchorage, AK

Imagine this winter, cozily sitting at home by the fire, looking out the window at the falling snowflakes while you’re sipping your hot cocoa with marshmallows. Life is good. It’s good until you suddenly hear the loud rush of water somewhere in your home, that is. You’ve got burst pipes. Unfortunately, this scenario is all […]

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What Is In My Clogged Drains?

Bathroom – hair and soap residue will clog sink and shower drains and flushing large amounts of paper or other paper products down the toilet can cause a clog. Kitchen – food, grease and dirt will clog a kitchen. Utilize your garbage disposal whenever you can and don’t put grease down the sink. Washing Machine […]

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Water Heater Pilot Light Going Out

The most common reason that your pilot light on your water heater keeps going out is a damaged, bent or dirty thermocouple What is a thermocouple? The simple definition is that it is a device that measures temperature. More importantly it is the device that regulates the gas flow inside your water heater or furnace. […]

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Plumbing Problems That Cost You Money

Even though thinking an ostrich will hide its head in the sand to avoid danger is actually a myth, it’s no myth that many Anchorage, AK, homeowners will ignore plumbing problems, hoping they’ll go away. That can be a costly mistake, as these problems almost never disappear on their own and typically evolve into a […]

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Saving Money on Heat

Is your energy bill too high? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things that you can do at home to save you money. Some of them are big projects but most are simple things that you can do in your day to day life that will help […]

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to […]

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Types of Furnaces

There are three different types of furnaces available. There are a few things that factor into which kind will work for you. You should consider your heating requirements, duct work and insulation, size of you home and number of floors, and your budget. One of the certified technicians at Alkota Plumbing and Heating Inc. can […]

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Time to Schedule Your Spring Maintenance

The best time to schedule your system maintenance call is BEFORE something fails. Your furnace is too important to neglect, service yourself or wait until something breaks. Call the experts at Alkota Plumbing & Heating Inc. to come to your Anchorage, AK. home in once a year to do a routine furnace maintenance visit. If […]

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The ignition source for older furnaces is a pilot light, newer furnaces use an electronic starter. With a pilot light, the regulator supplies a very small bit of […]

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