Category: Heating


The weather may be great right now, but is your heating ready for winter?

Wednesday, September, 28th, 2022 at 9:02 am by Petri Plumbing

Now that you’re finally enjoying a little rest from the heat of summer, the last thing on your mind is how cold the upcoming winter may be. But your Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning are here to remind you that now is the perfect time to consider having your HVAC, furnace or boiler tuned up for the cold months ahead. Routine maintenance is not only good for your heating…

8 Common Heating Problems & How to Solve Them

Wednesday, February, 23rd, 2022 at 9:38 am by Petri Plumbing

You’ve just come in from another cold Brooklyn day to discover your house is nearly as cold as the outdoors. You discover your HVAC unit isn’t running even though it should be. Read on for some quick do-it-yourself tips to check out why your unit isn’t heating. If you’re not much of a DIY person, or have an HVAC-related question, feel free to simply call the Brooklyn HVAC experts at Petry Plumbing & Heating! Call…

What to Expect from a Heating Inspection

Wednesday, February, 9th, 2022 at 8:06 am by Petri Plumbing

When the weather is mild and you only need an open window or a fan to maintain a comfortable temperature, you may not think about your home’s heating and air system. However, the spring and fall are exactly the times of year when you should schedule an inspection for your heating system. An inspection will let you know exactly what shape your system is in and what heating repairs may be needed once the unit…

The Boiler Went Out. Now What Do I Do?

Wednesday, January, 19th, 2022 at 9:07 am by Petri Plumbing

Waking up to a freezing Brooklyn home in the middle of winter isn’t a fun event. But, if you have a boiler, there are some common reasons why it may have stopped working. Here are some tips to use to troubleshoot your boiler before calling a home services technician for boiler repair. Of course, you’re more than welcome to give us a call at Petri Plumbing & Heating if you have any questions! Call (718)…

Resolve to Keep Your HVAC System Running Smoothly

Wednesday, December, 22nd, 2021 at 8:05 am by Petri Plumbing

We’ve all made our personal New Year’s Resolutions throughout the years. And, while losing weight and getting in shape top many people’s lists, there are some resolutions we can make that will improve our lives that don’t require nearly the self-control that dieting and exercising do. One of those is to resolve to keep your HVAC system in good working order. It’s just one of life’s ironies that your heat will go out on the…

Hearing Whistling Noises or Smelling Rotten Eggs? Check Your Boiler!

Wednesday, November, 24th, 2021 at 8:06 am by Petri Plumbing

Colder weather is upon us. Do you know if your boiler will make it through the winter? Your expert Brooklyn heating contractors at Petri Plumbing & Heating don’t want you to suffer through the cold without a boiler and encourage you to check for the following issues to see if you need a boiler tune up or a boiler repair. 1. Strange Sounds If you’re hearing clunking, gurgling or whistling noises coming from the walls…

How to Avoid a Boiler Breakdown this Winter

Wednesday, November, 3rd, 2021 at 8:02 am by Petri Plumbing

This month marks the official arrival of the holiday season. That means it’s time to check your boiler to ensure that Jack Frost will only be able to nip at your nose outdoors while your home’s interior stays warm and cozy. A few system checks and some maintenance should be enough to prevent your Brooklyn boiler from breaking down when the temperature starts dipping. Here are some tips to take before the snow, ice and…

Have an Old Boiler? It May Be Time for A Replacement

Wednesday, September, 22nd, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Nothing is built to last forever. With time, everything will begin to break down and become less efficient. This statement holds true for boilers as well. The boiler is one of the most important tools inside your home, so it is vital to maintain proper maintenance to ensure you get its maximum benefit. How Old is Old? With that said, once your boiler is 15 or more years old, it is reaching the end of…

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,…

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…