Category: Plumbing


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…

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…

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…

5 Tips to Help New York Homeowners Better Prepare for Spring

Friday, March, 5th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Petri Plumbing & Heating gives advice to Brooklyn residents on battling pollen and avoiding plumbing issues this season BROOKLYN, N.Y. – March 5, 2021 – Petri Plumbing & Heating, Inc., a family-owned home service company serving Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 100 years, encourages local residents to begin thinking about how to prepare their plumbing and HVAC systems for the upcoming spring season. With just under a month to go before the spring equinox…

How to Prevent & Fix Sewer Backups

Wednesday, March, 3rd, 2021 at 7:00 pm by Petri Plumbing

Plumbing sewer lines that are backed up can make your home difficult to live in. Petri Plumbing & Heating, your Brooklyn plumber, knows how to handle this difficult problem. Here’s what you need to do to update and service your sewer lines. Sewer Backups & Sewer Line Clogs A plunger won’t take care of this problem, which can turn into a major inconvenience. If your sewer line is completely backed up, you won’t be able…

What to Do About a Leaky Toilet

Wednesday, February, 24th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Toilet leaks left untreated can cause serious damage to your home. Your Brooklyn plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating can help you better understand what that small toilet leak may mean for your home. Some water leaks from a toilet will waste water and your money. Other types of leaks threaten to flood your house. Below are some of the types of leaks you should look out for, what to do about them, and…