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Tag: Brooklyn Boiler

Keep Your Home Safe with Natural Gas Maintenance

Wednesday, October, 20th, 2021 at 7:38 am by Petri Plumbing

Your natural gas boiler and appliances run warmer and more efficiently than other fossil fuel devices, but they can also pose dangers if these appliances start leaking. Natural gas can cause fires and inhaling it can result in natural gas poisoning. So it is important to handle your gas appliances with care and know who to call when you need professional gas services. Having your gas boiler checked by the Brooklyn boiler experts at Petri…

Don’t Wait Until Winter: Get Your Boiler Ready Today

Wednesday, June, 9th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Summer is the perfect time to get your boiler ready for colder weather and to make sure your boiler is working correctly. Regular boiler maintenance helps extend its life and guarantee there are no surprises once frigid temperature strikes. Schedule a Professional Boiler Inspection Boilers should be serviced at least once a year by a professional. The Brooklyn boiler experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating will inspect your combustion system, the pilot light or ignition,…

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,…

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…