Category: Gas Lines


Keep Your Home Safe with Natural Gas Maintenance

Wednesday, October, 20th, 2021 at 7:38 am by Petri Plumbing

Your natural gas boiler and appliances run warmer and more efficiently than other fossil fuel devices, but they can also pose dangers if these appliances start leaking. Natural gas can cause fires and inhaling it can result in natural gas poisoning. So it is important to handle your gas appliances with care and know who to call when you need professional gas services. Having your gas boiler checked by the Brooklyn boiler experts at Petri…

We’re Now Offering Local Law 152 Inspections

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

Brooklyn residents that are concerned about Local Law 152, which went into effect in January, can now keep their minds at ease. Your Brooklyn plumber at Petri Plumbing & Heating is now offering gas pipe system inspections that are required by local legislation. What is Local Law 152? Local Law 152 was passed in 2016 in an attempt to ensure gas lines in New York City buildings remain safe. The law states that a New…

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…

Responding to a Natural Gas Leak in Your Brooklyn Home

Saturday, January, 16th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

A natural gas leak is a very dangerous situation. Gas leaks have caused explosions, house fires and deaths in Brooklyn. So, it’s important take them seriously. Signs of a Gas Leak Natural gas contains an additive that smells like rotten eggs. If you smell rotten eggs, you need to have it investigated. If you hear a hissing sound coming from a gas line, see dead houseplants, see a white cloud or a dust cloud, or…

Is an Oil to Gas Conversion Right for You?

Thursday, January, 7th, 2021 at 7:00 pm by Petri Plumbing

If you’ve been thinking about converting the heating system in your Brooklyn home from fuel oil to natural gas, you’re on the right track. There are definite advantages of converting to natural gas and your Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating can tell you all about them. How are Oil and Gas Heating Different? Most fuel oil is used in the Northeastern U.S., such as in the New York area, because when these…

Petri Plumbing & Heating provides information on Local Law 152

Thursday, December, 10th, 2020 at 3:45 pm by Petri Plumbing

Brooklyn-based home service experts recommend building owners get professional gas line inspections BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Dec. 10, 2020 – Petri Plumbing & Heating, Inc., a family-owned home service company serving Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 100 years, are reminding residents about local legislation that went into effect in January. Local Law 152 was passed in 2016 in an effort to ensure gas lines in New York City buildings were safe. At the beginning of…

Local Law 152, Gas Line Inspections, and You

Tuesday, November, 17th, 2020 at 10:06 am by witseo

Have you heard about Local Law 152 (LL152) but you’re not sure what it is? Or maybe you know what it is but you’re not sure how it pertains to you or what you need to do about it. Here are the answers you’ve been looking for about Local Law 152 in NYC. What is Local Law 152? Local Law 152 was created in 2016 to make sure that gas lines in buildings throughout New…

Staying Safe Around Natural Gas

Wednesday, October, 7th, 2020 at 10:07 am by Petri Plumbing

A lot of Brooklyn homeowners enjoy the comfort and convenience of using natural gas. It is a wonderful resource for home heating, water heating and cooking.  It is also something that can’t be taken lightly. There are a lot of laws, rules, regulations, licensing requirements and building codes concerning natural gas for good reasons. You’re bringing gas into your home and setting it on fire, and you have to treat it with the same caution and respect that…

Is Natural Gas Safe for Your Brooklyn Home?

Wednesday, September, 11th, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Winters can be harsh in Brooklyn, and if you don’t have an efficient heating system, natural gas may be the right choice for you. There are many differing opinions circulating about natural gas but, at Petri Plumbing & Heating, we want you to be educated on what you’re bringing into your home. Home experts agree there are pros and cons to using natural gas. Here’s what you should know: Pro 1: Clean Energy Natural gas…

Why Switch from Heating Oil to Natural Gas?

Wednesday, August, 21st, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Make the Switch Before Cold Temps Strike Is your Brooklyn boiler still running on heating oil? It might be tempting to just stay with the heating system you’ve always had, but there are plenty of reasons to convert from heating oil to natural gas. Even better, now is an ideal time to make the change. New York is phasing out the use of the dirtiest-burning heating oils, so switching to natural gas makes sense for…