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Tag: Brooklyn Boiler


Is It Time to Repair or Replace Your Brooklyn Boiler?

Wednesday, December, 4th, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Picture this: It’s the deepest, coldest part of a Brooklyn winter, and your boiler goes out, leaving you and your family shivering. You call a heating technician to come out and take a look, but they only recommend a repair. Is that enough to last? Know your Boiler’s Age Boilers tend to break down with age and can even become hazards to homeowners if left unmaintained and damaged over time. If your boiler develops cracks…

Troubleshooting Your Brooklyn Boiler

Wednesday, November, 6th, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Another Brooklyn winter is coming, and if your heating system has broken down, you could find yourself coming home to pretty cold comfort. While there are some minor boiler problems dedicated do-it-yourselfers can fix, other repairs require the expertise of a trained professional. Here are some of the most common problems we see with Brooklyn boilers. Boiler Trouble If the boiler’s burner has gone out, start by checking the fuel supply and then look for…

Thinking of Switching to Natural Gas? Summer is a Great Time!

Wednesday, July, 24th, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Make the Switch Now and be Ready for Winter’s Worst If you’ve been thinking about switching your Brooklyn home from heating oil to natural gas, summer is the best time to make the change. The Brooklyn natural gas experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating can help you decide which natural gas furnace is right for your needs and give you an upfront, clear estimate so you’ll know the expense in advance. We can even show…

Efficiency Achieved: Updating Your Boiler

Tuesday, February, 2nd, 2016 at 3:45 pm by Petri Plumbing

Do you know how old your boiler is? If it’s more than 10 years old, it may not be properly heating your home anymore. The reason is older units tend to waste more energy based off their annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating. This measures how much heat a boiler puts out in comparison to the total amount of fuel it consumes in a year. The life expectancy of a boiler is between 15 and…

Boiler Maintenance – Is it Really Necessary?

Friday, January, 8th, 2016 at 3:11 pm by Petri Plumbing

In New York City, a building’s boiler is often the key to heat and comfort during the winter. When these go bad however, they will often do so without warning and can even explode, causing severe damage to the area around them. Keeping boilers in good working order can not only keep you comfortable, but it can save you money in the long run. In order to avoid a boiler explosion, make sure you’re practicing…