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We’re Now Offering Local Law 152 Inspections

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

Brooklyn residents that are concerned about Local Law 152, which went into effect in January, can now keep their minds at ease. Your Brooklyn plumber at Petri Plumbing & Heating is now offering gas pipe system inspections that are required by local legislation. What is Local Law 152? Local Law 152 was passed in 2016 in an attempt to ensure gas lines in New York City buildings remain safe. The law states that a New…

Prevent Plumbing Problems By Keeping Your Drains Clean

Wednesday, June, 16th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Spring cleaning is a tradition for homeowners. It allows them to place their focus on their house and make it more efficient and enjoyable. When it is time to sit down and make a to-do list, include cleaning your drains. If you notice problems with your plumbing, reach out to your neighborhood Brooklyn plumber at Petri Plumbing & Heating for assistance. How to Prevent Clogged Drains A common household plumbing problem is a clogged drain.…

Ensure Safety With Gas Line Maintenance

Wednesday, June, 2nd, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Gas leaks can be a dangerous and deadly situation for homeowners. When a gas leak occurs, it is an emergency situation that could create a catastrophe. In 2015, a natural gas leak caused an explosion in Brooklyn leaving a woman dead and several people injured. Task 87 & LL152 In an attempt to make homes safer in regards to gas leaks, the New York state government passed Task 87 in 2019. This piece of state…

How to Prevent Garbage Disposal Repairs

Wednesday, May, 19th, 2021 at 7:30 am by Petri Plumbing

Garbage disposals are a convenience when it comes to cleaning up after cooking or eating, but they can cause inconvenient problems for homeowners if not cared for properly. With the garbage disposal comes the potential for breakdowns and even bad odors if they are not properly maintained. The Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating are here to provide you with tips for preventing breakdowns with your garbage disposal. What to do if Your Garbage…

Why Home Plumbing Inspections Are So Important

Wednesday, April, 28th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Buying or selling a home is a big life decision for anyone. You are either making one of the biggest purchases of your life or selling off an asset that has tremendous value. When making these life decisions, you want to ensure everything is being done to make the transaction smooth. Get a Home Plumbing Inspection – Whether You’re Selling or Buying This is why a home plumbing inspection is important. When selling a home,…

The Amazing Benefits of Sump Pumps

Wednesday, April, 21st, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

The spring season means both blooming flowers and spring showers. Heavy downpours can also create flooding issues for Brooklyn basements. A sump pump will be important to Brooklyn homeowners to help prevent flooding. Prevent Basement Flooding For those who don’t know, a sump pump is a small pump that redirects excess water to a nearby storm drain to help with flooding issues. When heavy rainfall hits, your basement could easily have 10 inches of flood…

Make a Better Life for Yourself by Working In The Skilled Trades

Wednesday, April, 14th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

The common message given to children growing up is that a four-year college education is the best way to guarantee a stable career and life. In some families, kids are taught from their elementary years to pursue a bachelor’s, or master’s degree or even a Ph.D. While a four-year degree can help increase your chances of having a stable career, it isn’t promised. A bachelor’s degree isn’t necessary to make a good living. A career…

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…

Whole-Home Plumbing Inspections for Historic Brooklyn Homes

Wednesday, March, 17th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Brooklyn has many fine old brownstones and older homes that ooze charm. It’s hard to quibble with the craftsmanship that was put into building these homes back in the old days. But with old homes you also get old utilities that need to be changed out, such as the knob-and-tube wiring that can present a safety hazard. The same goes for old plumbing and heating systems. If you’re concerned about safety or making sure that…

How to Prevent & Fix Sewer Backups

Wednesday, March, 3rd, 2021 at 7:00 pm by Petri Plumbing

Plumbing sewer lines that are backed up can make your home difficult to live in. Petri Plumbing & Heating, your Brooklyn plumber, knows how to handle this difficult problem. Here’s what you need to do to update and service your sewer lines. Sewer Backups & Sewer Line Clogs A plunger won’t take care of this problem, which can turn into a major inconvenience. If your sewer line is completely backed up, you won’t be able…