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Why You Need A Humidifier in the Winter

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

Are you tired of getting static electricity shocks every time you touch something inside your home? There’s a solution. You need a humidifier, and the Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating can tell you about your options. The ideal indoor relative humidity level is 40%-50%, although it may need to be lower if it’s really frigid outside to minimize the amount of moisture frosting the windows. If your home has too much moisture,…

Remodel Your Bathroom to Make Indoor Time Better

Wednesday, February, 17th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

No doubt, you have been spending a lot more time in your home during the COVID-19 pandemic. One way to make your time inside a lot more enjoyable is by refreshing your bathroom! A bathroom remodel or refresh or revitalization can involve as little or as much as you want, from a new lavatory faucet and matching showerhead to a complete remodeling project. The experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating, your Brooklyn plumber, are ready…

3 reasons homeowners should practice proactive sewer line maintenance

Tuesday, February, 16th, 2021 at 5:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Brooklyn-based Petri Plumbing & Heating addresses compounding issues that can stem from lack of attention to residential sewer systems BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Feb. 9, 2021 – Petri Plumbing & Heating, Inc., a family-owned home service company serving Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 100 years, recommends that New York homeowners keep their sewer line top of mind this year and engage in proactive maintenance to avoid backups and costly issues as many continue to spend…

Is Your Brooklyn Boiler Working Correctly?

Wednesday, February, 10th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

When the polar vortex hits, you definitely want your boiler to be working properly. If you’re not getting warm enough this winter, call your Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating, and we’ll make sure that your heating system is working the way it should. Preventative Boiler Maintenance Before cold weather hits, it’s always a good idea to call us to clean and check your boiler once a year. Our annual maintenance service can…

Call Us for Your Winter Plumbing Emergencies

Wednesday, February, 3rd, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Getting through cold weather can be tough on both you and your home’s plumbing system. If you’ve neglected some plumbing maintenance items, winter is when that comes back to haunt you. Remember the old saying about an ounce of prevention? There are some tasks that you can handle yourself to prepare your plumbing for a visit from Jack Frost. But there are some you should ask your favorite plumber (us!) to handle. The Brooklyn plumbing…

Troubleshooting Why Some Rooms are Colder than Others

Thursday, January, 28th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Whether your Brooklyn home is heated by a furnace or a boiler, sometimes a room or two is colder than others. The reasons are usually easy to figure out with a little bit of detective work. Your Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating can help you stay warm and toasty. If you have a furnace, warm air is blown through the ducts by the furnace fan and comes out through registers in each…

Advantages of a Tankless Water Heater for Your Brooklyn Home

Friday, January, 22nd, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Tankless water heaters have improved greatly both in terms of their capacity to heat water and their affordability. If you’re looking to replace your current hot water heater, but aren’t quite sure what type to get, read on to learn about the benefits of a tankless water heater! Tankless Water Heater vs Tank Perhaps the biggest advantage is that you only heat the water that you need while you’re using it. You don’t expend energy…

Responding to a Natural Gas Leak in Your Brooklyn Home

Saturday, January, 16th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

A natural gas leak is a very dangerous situation. Gas leaks have caused explosions, house fires and deaths in Brooklyn. So, it’s important take them seriously. Signs of a Gas Leak Natural gas contains an additive that smells like rotten eggs. If you smell rotten eggs, you need to have it investigated. If you hear a hissing sound coming from a gas line, see dead houseplants, see a white cloud or a dust cloud, or…

Is an Oil to Gas Conversion Right for You?

Thursday, January, 7th, 2021 at 7:00 pm by Petri Plumbing

If you’ve been thinking about converting the heating system in your Brooklyn home from fuel oil to natural gas, you’re on the right track. There are definite advantages of converting to natural gas and your Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating can tell you all about them. How are Oil and Gas Heating Different? Most fuel oil is used in the Northeastern U.S., such as in the New York area, because when these…

Brooklyn-based home service experts inform residents on how to winterize water heating systems and avoid untimely breakdowns BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Jan. 7, 2021 – Petri Plumbing & Heating, Inc., a family-owned home service company serving Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 100 years, is offering tips on how to protect your water heater during the typically cold winter months in New York. For many homeowners, water heater maintenance falls well below routine heating and cooling…

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