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4 Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

Wednesday, October, 27th, 2021 at 8:00 am by Petri Plumbing

If you think installing a smart thermostat might be scarier than the goblins that show up on your porch this Halloween, consider the benefits before tricking yourself out of this treat. With four generations as your Brooklyn heating and cooling company, Petri Plumbing & Heating offers these four advantages in upgrading to energy-saving thermostats. 1. Make Scheduling Your HVAC Use Easier While some people believe that programming these thermostats can be difficult, the truth is…

Have an Old Boiler? It May Be Time for A Replacement

Wednesday, September, 22nd, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Nothing is built to last forever. With time, everything will begin to break down and become less efficient. This statement holds true for boilers as well. The boiler is one of the most important tools inside your home, so it is vital to maintain proper maintenance to ensure you get its maximum benefit. How Old is Old? With that said, once your boiler is 15 or more years old, it is reaching the end of…

How Replacing Your Boiler Can Reduce Your Energy Bill

Wednesday, April, 7th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Was your home slightly colder than you expected during the winter months? Or maybe your energy bill was higher than normal. If you were a victim of either, there is a chance that your boiler may need to be replaced. With age, boilers begin to breakdown and become less efficient while using more fuel. The lifespan of a boiler is typically 10 to 15 years. When the unit begins to reach this age, it may…

Why You Need A Humidifier in the Winter

Wednesday, February, 24th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Are you tired of getting static electricity shocks every time you touch something inside your home? There’s a solution. You need a humidifier, and the Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating can tell you about your options. The ideal indoor relative humidity level is 40%-50%, although it may need to be lower if it’s really frigid outside to minimize the amount of moisture frosting the windows. If your home has too much moisture,…

Dos and Don’ts of Brooklyn Heating During Winter

Wednesday, January, 8th, 2020 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

January is Carbon Monoxide awareness month here in Brooklyn and Manhattan, and for good reason: it’s the worst month of the year for carbon monoxide poisoning. In order to help you and your family stay safe this January, here are a few of the dos and don’ts of winter heating from the Brooklyn heating experts at Petri. DO: Have your Furnace or Boiler Maintained Regularly A malfunctioning Brooklyn heating system might not just be an…

Save Time and Money in Brooklyn this Summer

Wednesday, June, 26th, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Petri Plumbing and Heating can Inspect Your Heating and Cooling at the Same Time! If you’re a conscientious homeowner, you’ve probably been getting your heating system inspected in the fall and your cooling system inspected in the spring. That’s great! It means you’re taking a proactive approach to maintaining the systems in your Brooklyn home and making sure they don’t break down when you need them most. But, there’s another way to handle HVAC maintenance…

Tune Up Now to Keep Your Cool Later

Wednesday, May, 22nd, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Make Sure Your Brooklyn HVAC is Ready for Summer Would you drive your car cross-country without getting a tune-up first? Of course, you wouldn’t! You would want to get everything checked out to make sure it doesn’t fail when you need it most. The same holds true for your Brooklyn HVAC as summer starts to heat up. Getting it checked out and tuned up today lowers your chances of a breakdown when temperatures really soar.…

Does Your Brooklyn Natural Gas System Need Repairs After the Winter?

Wednesday, March, 20th, 2019 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s easy to forget about your home’s natural gas system. Most of the time, it’s out of sight, out of mind. That is, until it breaks. But it’s important to give your Brooklyn home’s heating system a little TLC once in a while, especially after it’s seen a lot of use. As winter winds down, think of your natural gas system like a marathon runner. They did fine, but they need to cool down a…

Brooklyn Company Recommends Taking a Home Efficiency Inventory Post-Polar Vortex

Wednesday, February, 20th, 2019 at 10:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc. offers tips to New York homeowners for improving energy efficiency during the final month of winter BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Feb. 20, 2019 – Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a family owned business serving Brooklyn and Manhattan since 1906, recommends that New York homeowners utilize the break in extreme weather to identify and correct areas for improvement in their homes’ heating and cooling efficiency. “We closed out January with the intense…

Brooklyn Company Suggests Early Home Winterization to Avoid Untimely Disasters

Monday, November, 19th, 2018 at 8:01 am by Petri Plumbing

Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc. recommends New York homeowners prepare homes for winter early to avoid common seasonal equipment failures and to lower heating costs BROOKLYN, N.Y. – November 19, 2018 – Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a family owned business serving New York since 1906, recommends that New York homeowners winterize their homes early to avoid common home equipment failures and to lower heating costs during the colder months. “The last thing you want…