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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…

Improve IAQ with Regular HVAC Maintenance

Wednesday, August, 25th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Outside air pollutants such as pollen, factory smog, and vehicle exhaust are some of the greatest offenders when it comes to poor air quality and can negatively impact our quality of life. Due to the amount of time people spend inside their home, poor indoor air quality can be even more harmful, affecting breathing, causing sinus issues, and even leading to itchy eyes and skin. However, by investing in regular heating and air conditioning maintenance,…

DIY Tips to Troubleshoot Your AC

Wednesday, August, 18th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Air conditioning units are used to keep the temperature at a comfortable level when the outside temperature rises. However, when an air conditioner is not cooling efficiently, it can cause an increase in energy usage and potentially incur damaging wear and tear as it works harder. Having a professional Brooklyn air conditioning expert from Petri Plumbing & Heating diagnose any problems can quickly get your air conditioning unit back to providing a comfortable climate at…

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…

Save Money with These Energy Saving Tips

Wednesday, July, 28th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Temperatures in the summer can be unpleasant due to high temperatures. After being outside in the sun, you may look to seek shelter inside your cool and comfortable home. Keeping your house at a satisfying temperature may be hurting your wallet due to the A/C running constantly. The hotter it is outside, the harder your air conditioner has to work to keep the house cool, which can turn into a high energy bill. There are…

The Benefits of Ductless Mini-Split A/C Units

Wednesday, July, 21st, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

When it comes to air conditioning units, size doesn’t always matter for comfort. Ductless mini-split A/C units present a great opportunity to give you the cool air that you wish for without the need for major construction. Read on to learn about the many of mini-split A/C units. Convenient & Compact Size There are several benefits to utilizing a ductless mini split if you are a Brooklyn homeowner. One of the first and most obvious…

Signs That You Need AC Repair or Replacement

Wednesday, July, 14th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Nothing feels better than returning to a cold home after spending the day in the sweltering heat. Your house is supposed to be a place of comfort, but that may not be the case if you are having trouble with your air conditioning unit. Is your unit blowing warmer air than usual or making a funny sound? If this is the case, it may be about time for air conditioning repair or even air conditioner…