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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

Wednesday, December, 1st, 2021 at 8:34 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s December and falling temperatures are to be expected. That means that water pipes exposed to the elements will have a chance to freeze or burst if they aren’t protected. Ruptured pipes are one of the most common sources of property damage in the winter but there are steps homeowners can take to prevent their pipes from freezing during the cold winter months. Your Brooklyn plumber offers the following advice to keep your plumbing running…

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…

7 Tips for Preventing Major Clogs During the Holidays

Wednesday, November, 17th, 2021 at 8:15 am by Petri Plumbing

Nothing spoils any gathering like having to deal with an utility-related emergency right in the middle of the festivities, and a clogged sink or toilet is one of the worst. But making sure your drains don’t clog up during your holiday events can be as simple as a little bit of maintenance. Your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating want to offer some simple tricks to keep your plumbing draining smoothly so your celebrations…

Petri Plumbing & Heating Provides Update on Local Law 152

Monday, November, 15th, 2021 at 5:00 pm by Petri Plumbing

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – November 16, 2021 – Petri Plumbing & Heating, Inc., a family-owned home service company serving Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 100 years, wants Brooklyn residents to be aware of the recent deadline extension for Local Law 152 inspections. Building owners in community districts 2, 5, 7, 13, and 18 in all boroughs now have until June 30, 2022 to get their gas piping systems inspected, as required by local legislation. “This…

Having Guests for the Holidays Shouldn’t Result in Clogged Drains or Cold Showers

Wednesday, November, 10th, 2021 at 8:52 am by Petri Plumbing

Having family and other guests home for the holidays should be a joyous occasion filled with delicious meals, decorating parties and gift-giving get-togethers. But that could all be spoiled if your home develops slow drains, a failing hot water heater or, worse, a clogged toilet. A houseful of people can easily put an additional strain on your Brooklyn plumbing system. Here are some things you can do now to help prevent these disasters from happening…

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…

4 Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

Wednesday, October, 27th, 2021 at 8:00 am by Petri Plumbing

If you think installing a smart thermostat might be scarier than the goblins that show up on your porch this Halloween, consider the benefits before tricking yourself out of this treat. With four generations as your Brooklyn heating and cooling company, Petri Plumbing & Heating offers these four advantages in upgrading to energy-saving thermostats. 1. Make Scheduling Your HVAC Use Easier While some people believe that programming these thermostats can be difficult, the truth is…

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…

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.…