Category: Air Conditioning


DIY Tips to Troubleshoot Your AC

Wednesday, August, 18th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Air conditioning units are used to keep the temperature at a comfortable level when the outside temperature rises. However, when an air conditioner is not cooling efficiently, it can cause an increase in energy usage and potentially incur damaging wear and tear as it works harder. Having a professional Brooklyn air conditioning expert from Petri Plumbing & Heating diagnose any problems can quickly get your air conditioning unit back to providing a comfortable climate at…

The Benefits of Ductless Mini-Split A/C Units

Wednesday, July, 21st, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

When it comes to air conditioning units, size doesn’t always matter for comfort. Ductless mini-split A/C units present a great opportunity to give you the cool air that you wish for without the need for major construction. Read on to learn about the many of mini-split A/C units. Convenient & Compact Size There are several benefits to utilizing a ductless mini split if you are a Brooklyn homeowner. One of the first and most obvious…

Signs That You Need AC Repair or Replacement

Wednesday, July, 14th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Nothing feels better than returning to a cold home after spending the day in the sweltering heat. Your house is supposed to be a place of comfort, but that may not be the case if you are having trouble with your air conditioning unit. Is your unit blowing warmer air than usual or making a funny sound? If this is the case, it may be about time for air conditioning repair or even air conditioner…

It’s Time to Schedule Your HVAC Tune-Up

Wednesday, May, 12th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

With spring in full effect, now is one of the best times to get your HVAC system tuned, cleaned and ready to go for the next several months. With temperatures fluctuating and spring allergens beginning to pollute the air, your HVAC system will need to be in top shape to avoid breakdowns and keep you comfortable while indoors. There are multiple reasons why you should place an emphasis on getting your HVAC system tuned-up, and…

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…

Help Your AC Work Smarter

Wednesday, August, 26th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Much of the country has been having a hot summer, and here in Brooklyn our air conditioners have been working overtime. Here are some tips from your Brooklyn air conditioning experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating to help your air conditioner run more efficiently and save you money. There are some steps you can take yourself, while others are better left to air conditioning service professionals. Commonsense Air Conditioning Tips Use Your Thermostat Start by…

Hot Under the Collar? Ductless AC Can Help!

Wednesday, July, 15th, 2020 at 7:34 am by Petri Plumbing

When summer really gets going here in Brooklyn, there’s one thing you can expect to see: lots of window unit air conditioners. Why do so many people use window units here? It’s because 75% of the buildings in New York City were built before 1960, when central air conditioning really started to take off. Many homes just aren’t designed for central AC, so people get by with window units. But today, there’s a third option.…

Easy Steps to Troubleshoot Your Air Conditioner

Wednesday, July, 8th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Isn’t it a nasty surprise when you come home to an unusually warm house in the middle of summer? It’s enough to set your teeth on edge and send you racing to call for service. But wait. Before you call, make sure it’s not something you can fix on your own. If your Brooklyn air conditioning system isn’t cooling your home, there may be an easy explanation. Follow these steps, then call for air conditioning…

Ditch the Freon Before the Dog Days Hit

Wednesday, June, 17th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s about to get really hot in Brooklyn. Weather experts are predicting a hotter-than-ever summer here, so you don’t want to get stuck with no way to cool off if your Brooklyn air conditioning breaks down. That’s even more of a problem if your HVAC system still uses freon. Due to the EPA banning the production and import of freon effective Jan. 1, 2020, it will be even more expensive to service and repair systems…

Is Your Brooklyn Air Conditioner the Right Size?

Wednesday, May, 13th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

There are certain things in life that really need to be the right size. You probably don’t think that bigger is better when it comes to shoes, for example. And trousers that are too small are worse than an annoyance. The same is true for your Brooklyn air conditioning system. You might think that a bigger or more powerful unit will cool your home faster and get better results, but that’s a mistake. Air conditioners…