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Water Leaks: How To Save Your Home

Thursday, May, 19th, 2016 at 8:15 am by Petri Plumbing

Water leaks in a home are likely going to occur at some time in the life of a home. As homes move and settle, pipes and other plumbing can shift, putting pressure on joints and other plumbing fixtures. As Brooklyn plumbers, we have seen the damage that can occur when minor water leaks turn into big problems for homeowners and recommend the following steps to help save your Brooklyn home from severe water damage. If…

The Dangers of Ignoring Plumbing Leaks

Monday, April, 18th, 2016 at 9:10 am by Petri Plumbing

If you’ve ever had a leaky pipe or faucet and thought nothing of it, you’re not alone. The EPA has figured ten percent of homes have plumbing leaks that waste 90 gallons of water or more in a single day. Even more, when larger plumbing fixtures like toilets leak, they can waste up to 4,000 gallons of water a day – adding hundreds of dollars to your utility bill from ignoring plumbing leaks. Wasted water…

What Chemical Drain Cleaners Does To Pipes

Thursday, December, 17th, 2015 at 10:45 am by Petri Plumbing

If you have a clogged drain, clearing it up is your primary concern. You may reach for over-the-counter and cheap drain cleaners thinking they’re all the same. In reality, many of these products are not only ineffective, but some can actually cause damage to your pipes. Before you poor a bottle of mystery liquid down your drain, make sure you understand the facts truths about drain cleaning. Types of Drain Cleaners Lye-based products – These…

Petri Plumbing Offers Advice to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Tuesday, December, 15th, 2015 at 4:26 pm by Petri Plumbing

Brooklyn Plumbing Company Offers Advice To Prevent Frozen Pipes Winter temperatures can cause adverse damage to the home and homeowners in Brooklyn and Manhattan and similar climates must realize the impact of taking preventative steps to prevent frozen pipe bursts. Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a leading plumbing company serving Brooklyn since 1906, cautions New York City residents on the damage of frozen pipes and offers notable advice on how to prevent frozen pipes from…

Help! What To Do For A Plumbing Emergency

Tuesday, December, 8th, 2015 at 11:05 am by Petri Plumbing

From burst pipes to overflowing toilets and general leaks, a plumbing emergency can happen at any time. There will be moments when the only solution is professional plumbing help, but you can decrease damages by practicing safe plumbing habits. Plumbing Emergency Tips In the event of a plumbing emergency, make sure you know just what to do by following these helpful tips: Overflowing toilet? If you flush and your toilet begins to overflow, locate its…

Holiday Garbage Disposal Woes

Tuesday, December, 1st, 2015 at 10:55 am by Petri Plumbing

From colder weather to heavier usage, if there’s any weak spot in your home’s appliances, plumbing or heating system, it’s likely to show its ugly side during the holiday season. One part that is especially vulnerable to holiday damages is your garbage disposal. In Brooklyn, we at Petri Plumbing tend to get more garbage disposal calls now than any other time of the year. From excess cooking to house guests, a disposal will be put…

Petri Plumbing Offers Tips to Avoid Holiday Emergencies

Tuesday, November, 17th, 2015 at 12:26 pm by Petri Plumbing

Thanksgiving brings bountiful meals to the table and backed up disposals and toilets. Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a leading plumbing company serving Brooklyn since 1906, has developed tips to help Brooklyn residents avoid plumbing emergencies this holiday season. “Our emergency plumbing calls increase whenever there’s a holiday, especially during Thanksgiving weekend. Several homes serve host to out-of-town relatives and guests which means bathrooms can be overused or garbage disposals get used more,” said Michael…

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

Tuesday, October, 6th, 2015 at 11:15 am by Petri Plumbing

October in Brooklyn is a time for festivals, crisp fall air and changing colors. But what about home improvement? Autumn presents a great opportunity to inspect your home plumbing, especially your often overlooked toilets. In the average American home, toilets account for up to 27 percent of the total water consumption. What better time to make sure your toilets are up to par than during the month of  October also known as National Toilet Tank…

Fall Plumbing Prep With Your Brooklyn Plumber

Thursday, September, 10th, 2015 at 10:40 am by Petri Plumbing

Fall Plumbing Prep From Your Brooklyn Plumber September plays host to many fun activities in Brooklyn and New York City such as the guided tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park with Waterfront Walks, Urban Farm Exploration Days and more. But take a moment to remember that seasonal changes affect your Brooklyn home’s plumbing needs. You can avoid potential plumbing emergencies brought on by changing temperatures with easy preventative measures, brought to you by our professional Brooklyn…

Safe, Clean and Plentiful Water

Wednesday, August, 12th, 2015 at 9:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Water Conservation Saves Money and Helps Us All Thomas Fuller said “We never know the worth of water until the well is dry.”  In honor of National Water Quality Month, Brooklyn’s trusted professionals at Petri Plumbing urge you to take simple steps to clean and conserve water in your home.  The NYC Department of Environmental Protection tests Brooklyn’s tap water annually to guarantee it meets safety and cleanliness standards. Homeowners can take action to further…