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Why We Became New York’s First Green Plumbers

Wednesday, March, 25th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

At Petri Plumbing & Heating, the environment is something we care deeply about. As plumbers, we understand we can have a great impact on the way homeowners use water and keep themselves and their homes clean. We have an opportunity to educate our clients about the value of the environment, from fixing burst pipes to replacing a Brooklyn boiler and everything in between. Why does Brooklyn Need Green Plumbers? Brooklyn is a beautiful borough, but…

If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Tell You to Get a Plumbing Inspection

Wednesday, March, 18th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Does your historic home need some work? Whether the floor creaks, the roof leaks or there’s a terrible draft, we still love our borough’s oldest houses and brownstones. But sometimes, fixing up what’s on the surface isn’t enough to protect your belongings and family from disaster. Sometimes, your walls can hold darker secrets. Luckily, an expert Brooklyn plumber at Petri Plumbing & Heating can help you out. Not only can we inspect your home’s plumbing…

In Brooklyn, No Ducts Means No Problems

Wednesday, March, 11th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

You’ve probably seen those glossy full-page ads in your favorite magazine. Someone’s sitting comfortably in a room that’s clean and sparsely decorated, the furniture is stylish, and there’s a small box with a vent blowing conditioned air into the room. That’s a ductless AC system, and for homeowners here in Brooklyn, they’re one of the best ways to add air conditioning to older and historic homes where ductwork isn’t an option. But how can you…

How Going Green Saves Brooklyn Homeowners Money

Wednesday, March, 4th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

At Petri, we’re not only the Brooklyn heating and plumbing experts, we’re also New York’s first Green Plumbers. That means we care deeply about the environment. Every day, we work to help Brooklyn homeowners make their homes just a little greener. But over the past few decades, that job has gotten a lot easier with the introduction of high-efficiency HVAC systems, low-flow fixtures and appliances that get the job done with less water and energy…

5 Things to Look for in a Plumber

Wednesday, February, 26th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

When it’s time to choose a Brooklyn plumber, you’ve got options — even Mario’s one of them! But when your home’s pipes need fixing or your fixtures are on the fritz, what make Petri better than the rest? 1. A Century of Excellence For more than 100 years, we’ve been proud to serve our neighbors as the borough’s family plumbers. What’s kept us around is our commitment to delivering quality and value for our clients.…

Petri’s History of Service is the Best Thing Since Indoor Plumbing

Wednesday, February, 19th, 2020 at 7:00 pm by Petri Plumbing

At Petri Plumbing & Heating, we often talk about our place as the oldest family-owned Brooklyn heating and plumbing company, with more than a century of service in our community, but we don’t always talk enough about that history. And what a history it’s been: Founded in 1906, we have been many families’ go-to for five generations. Our company has survived both World Wars, the Great Depression and every hardship our country and city have…

Go Tankless to Solve Your Home’s Hot Water Challenges

Wednesday, February, 12th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Every Brooklyn home is unique. Whether you live in a historic brownstone or a house in Prospect Park, there’s a good chance you’ll face unique challenges as a homeowner. Luckily, the Brooklyn boiler and water heater experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating have found a way to address some of the most challenging hot water troubles you could experience: tankless water heaters. How Does A Tankless Water Heater Work? If you’re using a water heater,…

Petri Can Give Your Boring Brooklyn Backyard a Boost

Wednesday, February, 5th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

As winter fades, it’s time to start thinking about getting your outdoor entertainment space ready for spring and summer fun. That means thinking about upgrades and working toward your dream backyard, terrace or patios, but it also means making sure everything is still safe to use after the long New York winter. Here are some tips from Petri Plumbing & Heating, your neighborhood Brooklyn plumbing experts, for making your outdoor space a destination this year.…

Go Green in 2020 with Petri

Wednesday, January, 22nd, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

2020 is a great year to go green. The Brooklyn plumbing and heating experts at Petri think it should be the year you make your home more sustainable, too. From tankless water heaters to more efficient boilers, heat pumps and air conditioning systems, your Brooklyn home can become a model of efficiency and sustainability with just a little work. Here are some of the ways Brooklyn’s green plumbers can help you go green this year.…

How to Prevent a Historic Hassle During Your Brooklyn Renovation

Wednesday, January, 15th, 2020 at 7:36 am by Petri Plumbing

So, you’ve decided to buy that beautiful brownstone, but you’ve hit a wall. The exterior looks great, but the interior doesn’t fit your family’s needs. Renovating a historic home here in Brooklyn can be a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right approach, and a few helpful tips from Petri, you’ll be on the fast track to borough living in no time. 1. You Need an Architect. And a Plumber. As of…

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