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Don’t Wait Until Winter: Get Your Boiler Ready Today

Wednesday, June, 9th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Summer is the perfect time to get your boiler ready for colder weather and to make sure your boiler is working correctly. Regular boiler maintenance helps extend its life and guarantee there are no surprises once frigid temperature strikes. Schedule a Professional Boiler Inspection Boilers should be serviced at least once a year by a professional. The Brooklyn boiler experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating will inspect your combustion system, the pilot light or ignition,…

Ensure Safety With Gas Line Maintenance

Wednesday, June, 2nd, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Gas leaks can be a dangerous and deadly situation for homeowners. When a gas leak occurs, it is an emergency situation that could create a catastrophe. In 2015, a natural gas leak caused an explosion in Brooklyn leaving a woman dead and several people injured. Task 87 & LL152 In an attempt to make homes safer in regards to gas leaks, the New York state government passed Task 87 in 2019. This piece of state…

How to Prevent Garbage Disposal Repairs

Wednesday, May, 19th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Garbage disposals are a convenience when it comes to cleaning up after cooking or eating, but they can cause inconvenient problems for homeowners if not cared for properly. With the garbage disposal comes the potential for breakdowns and even bad odors if they are not properly maintained. The Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating are here to provide you with tips for preventing breakdowns with your garbage disposal. What to do if Your Garbage…

How Repiping Can Improve Your Brooklyn Plumbing System

Wednesday, May, 5th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

There are times in a homeowner’s journey when the plumbing system can become an issue. There may be constant clogging in the drains or maybe the water bill continues to increase despite your efforts to limit consumption. These problems could be caused by troubles in your home’s plumbing. Pipe Problems As with anything, pipes can become worn down as time progresses. They may become rusted or clogged or begin forming small cracks in the exterior.…

Why Home Plumbing Inspections Are So Important

Wednesday, April, 28th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Buying or selling a home is a big life decision for anyone. You are either making one of the biggest purchases of your life or selling off an asset that has tremendous value. When making these life decisions, you want to ensure everything is being done to make the transaction smooth. Get a Home Plumbing Inspection – Whether You’re Selling or Buying This is why a home plumbing inspection is important. When selling a home,…

The Amazing Benefits of Sump Pumps

Wednesday, April, 21st, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

The spring season means both blooming flowers and spring showers. Heavy downpours can also create flooding issues for Brooklyn basements. A sump pump will be important to Brooklyn homeowners to help prevent flooding. Prevent Basement Flooding For those who don’t know, a sump pump is a small pump that redirects excess water to a nearby storm drain to help with flooding issues. When heavy rainfall hits, your basement could easily have 10 inches of flood…

Make a Better Life for Yourself by Working In The Skilled Trades

Wednesday, April, 14th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

The common message given to children growing up is that a four-year college education is the best way to guarantee a stable career and life. In some families, kids are taught from their elementary years to pursue a bachelor’s, or master’s degree or even a Ph.D. While a four-year degree can help increase your chances of having a stable career, it isn’t promised. A bachelor’s degree isn’t necessary to make a good living. A career…

How Replacing Your Boiler Can Reduce Your Energy Bill

Wednesday, April, 7th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Was your home slightly colder than you expected during the winter months? Or maybe your energy bill was higher than normal. If you were a victim of either, there is a chance that your boiler may need to be replaced. With age, boilers begin to breakdown and become less efficient while using more fuel. The lifespan of a boiler is typically 10 to 15 years. When the unit begins to reach this age, it may…

Whole-Home Plumbing Inspections for Historic Brooklyn Homes

Wednesday, March, 17th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Brooklyn has many fine old brownstones and older homes that ooze charm. It’s hard to quibble with the craftsmanship that was put into building these homes back in the old days. But with old homes you also get old utilities that need to be changed out, such as the knob-and-tube wiring that can present a safety hazard. The same goes for old plumbing and heating systems. If you’re concerned about safety or making sure that…

Is A Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner Right for You?

Wednesday, March, 10th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Before you know it, the weather will turn warm again in Brooklyn, and it’s not too soon to think about the state of your air conditioning. If you’re considering a ductless mini-split air conditioner, your Brooklyn air conditioning experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating know all of the ins and outs of this type of equipment. Brooklyn has a lot of old masonry and stone buildings that were built before air conditioning was commonplace. If…

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