Al’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Provides Maintenance, Repair & Replacement services for Plumbing & HVAC in Farmers Branch , TX.
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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 Farmers Branch, TX.
Boundaries and History of Farmers Branch, TX
Boundaries of Farmers Branch:
Farmers Branch is 12 miles north of downtown Dallas in northwestern Dallas County. North Boundary: The north boundary of Farmers Branch is too complicated to describe here. The most far (north) northern boundary is (just south of) E. Belt Line Road. The most far (south) northern boundary is along Valley View Lane in the far southwest corner of the City.
East Boundary: (north to south) The eastern boundary begins with a quite short strip of Marsh Lane at E. Belt Line Road. From there, the eastern boundary moves east to (just east of) E. Beltwood Parkway, south to (just south of) Landmark Place, east to (just east of) Landmark Blvd., south to (a few blocks north of) International Parkway, east to the Dallas North Tollway. Then south along (the west side of) the Dallas North Tollway to where it intersects with the LBJ Expressway / I-635 (on the north side of 635) — which is the southeast corner of the City.
South Boundary: (east to west) is mostly LBJ/635, except for a notch at the intersection of LBJ/635 and I-35,E. For the area North of LBJ/635: the boundaries are (just west of) Nicholson Road. This notch moves the boundary north to near N. Stemmons Fwy., the heads northeast in within a number of notches to Ford Road, then south to LBJ/635.
For the area South of LBH/635: The south boundary of the city moves south of LBJ/635 beginning (just west of) Nicholson Road and south to Royal Lane. Then west to (nearly) the East Fork of Trinity River — which is the southwest corner of the city.
West Boundary: Continues along all edges of the East Fork of Trinity River (going north of LBJ/635) to near (just northeast of) where the Pres. George Bush Tollway intersects with LBJ/ 635. The boundary heads east to (just north of) the interchange of I-35,E and Valley View Lane. It turns south to (just west of) McIver Lane, to Valley View Road. East to Luna Road, north to Keenan Bridge Road, east to the (western edge of) Dallas Texans Soccer Club, north to (just south of) Cooks Branch (creek), north to (1/2 mile west of) Benchmark Dr., north to (just south of) Railroad Tracks, east to (just west of) Senlac Dr., then north to Valwood Parkway. East along Spring Valley Lane to Josey Lane, north to Fyke Road — which is the northwest corner of the city.
History Of Farmers Branch, TX
In 1845, Farmers Branch was the location of the first office of the Texan Land and Emigration Company, or the Peters Colony. This company was responsible for the Land Grants which gave land to early settlers (to get them to move to Texas). Farmers Branch was the most well-known Dallas County town during the 1840s because of the Company’s advertising throughout Europe and the United States.
Thomas Keenan, Isaac B. Webb, and William Cochran arrived in 1842 and received original land grants in the area that became the site of Farmers Branch. By 1843 settlers had established a community called Mustang Branch, named for the Mustang grapes that grew along the creek. Cochran later changed the name to Farmers Branch because of the area’s rich farmland.
On May 5, 1845, Isaac Webb established the first church in Dallas County, called Webb or Webb’s Chapel. The church originally met in a log cabin, which still existed as a congregation in the 1990s. A school was started in the church in 1846.
Webb became the postmaster of Farmers Branch when the first post office was established in January, 1848. The post office functioned until 1866, was closed, and was reinstated in 1875. The first blacksmith shop and gristmill in Dallas County were built in Farmers Branch in 1845. The gristmill used rawhide as belts, that could be used only when the weather was dry, because they stretched when wet. The first local cotton gin was built in 1849.
In 1878, the Dallas and Wichita Railway was completed, it passed through Farmers Branch. The road went into receivership and became part of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas in 1881. By 1890, Farmers Branch had a population of 100, a district school, 3 general stores, 2 blacksmith shops, and 2 physicians. By World War I, population was 300. The area was a center for grain and cotton shipments. The community had a large number of new stores, including a millinery, a lumberyard, a grocery, and the Riddle Banking Company. Telephone connections and telegraph service were available. In 1916 the first brick school building was built.
The population of Farmers Branch remained stable until after WWI. In April 1946 the community was incorporated and began to implement improved city services. In the next several years a new artesian well was drilled, a water tower constructed, and new water mains were laid throughout the city. A city hall and community house were built.
Three industries were located in the town—a bag factory, a tile plant, and a woodworking & planing mill. The first fire station in the community was built and manned by 24 volunteer firemen. In 1956 Farmers Branch received a home-rule charter that provides for a city council-manager form of government. At that time an estimated 80% of the 800 residents commuted to work in Dallas.
Proximity to Dallas contributed to rapid growth. The population of Farmers Branch reached 28,550 by the mid-1970s, when a variety of manufacturers were located there. 34 manufacturing firms produced many items, including steel products, tile, cement, asphalt, drugs, cosmetics, machine parts, and food products.
Students in Farmers Branch attended school in either the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District or the Dallas Independent School District (DISD). Brookhaven Community College and Brookhaven Medical Center are located in the City. Areas for recreation proliferated— 15 parks, 3 golf courses, 17 tennis courts, 3 youth centers, 2 indoor theaters, and a swimming pool, and Brookhaven County Club.
The Farmers Branch Times Chronicle had been published since 1956, and the Metrocrest News was established in 1960. In the 1990s, there were 60 Fortune-500 companies, and 52 manufacturers operating within Farmers Branch. In the 1990s Farmers Branch had a population of 24,250. In 2000 the city population had grown to 27,508 and 28,658 in 2010.