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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.

Recent News

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A Programmable Thermostat

What the big idea about a smart programmable thermostat? It makes it easier for you to keep your home comfortable and energy efficient throughout the year. It’s WiFi connected, so you can monitor your systems remotely from your computer, smart phone or tablet. If you are on vacation or just at work all day, you […]

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When Do I Need to Replace my Pipes?

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As a homeowner, it is important to know the signs and signals that the pipes in your home need replacing. The pipes in your house are used every day and also hidden from view so they are easy to overlook and forget about. Though out of view, pipes need maintenance just like any other system […]

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What HVAC Noises Are Bad Noises?

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first. A few noises that you might here that are indicative of a more serious problem are: Squeeling/Screeching This can indicate that you need a […]

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What’s the Difference Between Air Cleaners & Air Purifiers?

When trying to improve the indoor air quality in your home, you may consider installing an air cleaner or air purifier. These devices filter unwanted contaminants out of your home’s air—allowing you to breathe easier and healthier air. But, how do you know what the difference is between air cleaners and air purifier and which […]

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What Should I Do About My Frozen Pipes?

What is a frozen pipe and why is it bad? Frozen pipes can lead to burst pipes. When water freezes, it expands. As it expands it presses on the walls of what is holding it in, in this case a pipe. Pipes that freeze the most are those that are exposed to the extreme cold. […]

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The Different Kinds of Furnaces

In Anchorage there is probably few appliances that are more essential to your home comfort than a furnace. There are three different types of furnaces available, and 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 […]

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

A gas furnace 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 […]

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Gas Fireplaces and Safety

Gas fireplaces are becoming increasingly popular. With the flip of a switch you can sit back and enjoy a cozy, warm fire without the mess of real logs or smoke and fumes. Gas fireplaces burn with up to 90% efficiency rating, meaning almost no pollution. Gas fireplaces are designed to look so similar to a […]

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How Do I Know When to Replace My Furnace?

There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about your furnace and when or how soon you will need a new one. How old is your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15-20 years. The closer to you get to this age range the more attention you should pay […]

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The Importance of Furnace Maintenance

Furnace Maintenance

Before starting any kind of routine maintenance or cleaning make sure you have taken the proper safety precautions, such as turning your appliance off. If at any point you question what you are doing or think you might damage your furnace or hurt yourself, do NOT proceed. Call us and we will be happy to […]

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