Category: Plumbing


Is It Time to Invest in a Bathroom Remodel?

Tuesday, October, 12th, 2021 at 8:36 am by Petri Plumbing

Whether you plan to list your home for sale or simply want to improve your family’s comfort level, one of the simplest and most cost-effective renovations you can undertake is a bathroom remodel. A bath remodel can give your entire home a facelift! According to Zillow, one of the nation’s leading online real estate information websites, a bathroom remodel has one of the highest returns on investment of any other remodeling job. A professional Brooklyn…

Four Tips to Get Your Water Heater Ready for Winter

Wednesday, October, 6th, 2021 at 8:18 am by Petri Plumbing

October conjures up the trappings of fall: football, orange and red leaves and cooler nights. But it’s also the time of year Brooklyn residents need to consider getting their water heaters ready to tackle the hot showers that will be necessary to stay warm in the colder months ahead. The Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating want you to know some water heater maintenance tips for getting your water heater ready for winter. 1.…

Standing Water in the Basement? You May Have a Water Leak

Wednesday, September, 15th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

A water leak can be a Brooklyn homeowner’s worst nightmare. The idea of returning home to a flooded basement or bathroom can unfortunately become a reality for any Brooklyn resident. Even small leaks can be problematic and cause major damage that results in wall, floor or even furniture replacement. This is why it’s so important to catch leaks before they cause catastrophic damage. Signs You May Have a Water Leak But don’t worry! The Brooklyn…

Plumbing Upgrades & Renovating Your Brownstone

Wednesday, September, 8th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Have you recently decided to move from that small apartment into a refreshing brownstone? While you may be in love with the beautiful exterior, there could be some problems that lie deep underneath. As is the case with several historic homes, renovations may be needed to keep the house in working order and up to code. When determining what upgrades to purchase, consider your brownstone’s plumbing system. At Petri Plumbing & Heating, we have experience…

Pros and Cons of a Tankless Water Heater

Wednesday, September, 1st, 2021 at 7:38 am by Petri Plumbing

Tankless water heaters have grown in popularity over the years. Known for their ability to save you money in energy savings, these units provide an on-demand style of operations – only turning on when you use hot water inside your home. But, as with any purchase, there are both pros and cons for tankless water heaters. The Brooklyn plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating are here to provide you with the information you need…

What Type of Water Heater is Right for You?

Wednesday, August, 11th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

With multiple types of water heaters available today, it can be a bit more difficult to understand and decide which one is right for your Brooklyn home. The size of your house, heat source, and your hot water needs can factor into what is the most-efficient option. A pro Brooklyn plumber at Petri Plumbing & Heating will help you understand the different types available for your hot water needs. Traditional Water Heaters A conventional, or…

3 Tips for Preventing Clogged Drains

Wednesday, August, 4th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Not many things can be as frustrating as a clogged drain. From a stopped-up shower drain to a blocked sink or an overflowing toilet, these clogs are not only disgusting, but they can be unsanitary and cause damage to your home. Clean-up can take a lot of time and repairs can be costly. Here are three tips from our Brooklyn plumbing experts to help prevent clogged drains before they happen. 1) Use Drain Strainers for…

Prevent Plumbing Problems By Keeping Your Drains Clean

Wednesday, June, 16th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Spring cleaning is a tradition for homeowners. It allows them to place their focus on their house and make it more efficient and enjoyable. When it is time to sit down and make a to-do list, include cleaning your drains. If you notice problems with your plumbing, reach out to your neighborhood Brooklyn plumber at Petri Plumbing & Heating for assistance. How to Prevent Clogged Drains A common household plumbing problem is a clogged drain.…

Act Quickly in A Plumbing Emergency with Valve Tags

Wednesday, May, 26th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

No one knows when a plumbing emergency is going to strike. It could happen during Christmas, during a family BBQ on the 4th of July or during the middle of the night. In the event of a disaster, make sure you and your family are prepared to take the proper steps to protect your Brooklyn plumbing. Petri Plumbing & Heating offers an emergency valve tagging service absolutely free of charge, a service that is valued…

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…