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Plumbing Tools No Home Should Be Without

Wednesday, April, 13th, 2022 at 9:56 am by Petri Plumbing

It never fails. It’s after hours or the middle of the night and your toilet clogs up. Or it’s the first day of a long holiday weekend and your sink won’t drain. While you may eventually need a plumber to permanently fix an issue, it would be nice if you had the right tools to fix the problem right then. Your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating want you to know about seven plumbing…

5 Tips to Keep Your Drains Clog-Free

Wednesday, April, 6th, 2022 at 9:49 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s something we all experience from time to time, but that doesn’t mean that clogged drains get any more pleasant to deal with. Your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating often preach that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and keeping your drains clear to begin with fits this adage to a “t.” Keep reading for some tips to help you keep your drains running freely and save you from…

Why is There Sewage Coming up Through My Bathtub?

Wednesday, March, 23rd, 2022 at 8:42 am by Petri Plumbing

You wake up to take a shower and see a pool of brackish, smelly water backed up in your tub. Not only is your shower ruined, chances are you have a sewage backup that could be affecting more than just your shower drain. Even if you are able to clear the clog from the tub, the fact that a backup has occurred could be an indication that your main sewer line is blocked. Signs that…

Signs You May Have A Leaky Pipe

Wednesday, March, 16th, 2022 at 8:45 am by Petri Plumbing

Few things can ruin a home’s interior and foundation faster than standing water. Homeowners dread pipe leaks because they spell disaster for your home’s structural fitness and your family’s well-being. That’s why the moment you notice water damage where the cause is not immediately known, you should call in a professional plumber to help with leak detection and repair. Sometimes, the rainy season might be to blame for groundwater in basements, but often the culprit…

Add Value to Your Brownstone with These Plumbing Upgrades

Wednesday, March, 9th, 2022 at 9:32 am by Petri Plumbing

Whether you have recently purchased a Brownstone or are considering putting yours on the market, one of the first considerations should be to upgrade the plumbing. This will keep it in good working order and bring it up to code. A property’s plumbing is a vital feature. It is central to our comfort whether we need enough pressure to take a good shower, flush a toilet or run a washing machine effectively. Here are some…

What You Need to Know Before Buying a Tankless Water Heater

Wednesday, March, 2nd, 2022 at 9:59 am by Petri Plumbing

Tankless, or instant, water heaters certainly have appealing aspects like never running out of hot water. But before you make the decision to purchase one, take a few minutes to decide if a tankless water heater is right for your home and family. Tankless water heaters are known for their endless supply of hot water, but they also help homeowners save on energy costs. Keep reading or reach out to our Brooklyn water heater experts…

8 Common Heating Problems & How to Solve Them

Wednesday, February, 23rd, 2022 at 9:38 am by Petri Plumbing

You’ve just come in from another cold Brooklyn day to discover your house is nearly as cold as the outdoors. You discover your HVAC unit isn’t running even though it should be. Read on for some quick do-it-yourself tips to check out why your unit isn’t heating. If you’re not much of a DIY person, or have an HVAC-related question, feel free to simply call the Brooklyn HVAC experts at Petry Plumbing & Heating! Call…

Reducing Energy Usage Saves Money & Mother Earth

Wednesday, February, 16th, 2022 at 9:22 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s still the dead of winter and your energy bills are probably high as a result of heating your home and water while we’re waiting on spring to arrive. But there are a number of things homeowners can do to lessen the hit to their wallets while also improving their carbon footprints. Continue reading for some ideas and tips! Weatherproof Your Home Install storm windows, check that your insulation is adequate, add door draft stoppers…

What to Expect from a Heating Inspection

Wednesday, February, 9th, 2022 at 8:06 am by Petri Plumbing

When the weather is mild and you only need an open window or a fan to maintain a comfortable temperature, you may not think about your home’s heating and air system. However, the spring and fall are exactly the times of year when you should schedule an inspection for your heating system. An inspection will let you know exactly what shape your system is in and what heating repairs may be needed once the unit…

So, You’re Getting a new HVAC System. Now What?

Wednesday, February, 2nd, 2022 at 9:41 am by Petri Plumbing

You’ve finally decided that your old HVAC system has had it and you’ve ordered a new system and booked the appointment to have it installed. But do you know what happens now? Below are some tips and everything you need to know to help you prepare your home and yourself for a new heating and cooling system installation. Length of Time Most HVAC system replacements can be completed within a day, but some more complicated…