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Get Smart. Upgrade Your Thermostat for Some Amazing Benefits!

Wednesday, May, 25th, 2022 at 8:18 am by Petri Plumbing

Upgrading your home’s thermostat is a great way to take control of your finances. Heating and cooling account for half of your energy costs. They also seriously impact the energy consumption of your Brooklyn HVAC. Smart Thermostats offer a slew of benefits that also make managing the comfort of your home much easier. Between their Wi-Fi capability and interconnectivity with other smart devices, they can be programmed no matter where you are. From scheduling cost-effective…

Refresh Your Bathroom with a New Summer Renovation

Wednesday, May, 18th, 2022 at 7:38 am by Petri Plumbing

Time to update the look of one of the most important rooms in your house? Realtors swear by the kitchen and master bathroom for resale value. They say that homebuyers scrutinize these two rooms above all the others. But one little-known renovation secret is that the bathroom – not the kitchen – adds greater value to your home compared to the investment involved. Most bathroom remodels see an ROI of about 70% vs a kitchen’s…

3 Easy Ways to Fight Garbage Disposal Smells

Wednesday, May, 11th, 2022 at 8:47 am by Petri Plumbing

A convenient way to rid your home of excess foods without filling your trash and enticing unwanted pests into your home or apartment, a garbage disposal can be an effective appliance in your kitchen. But anyone who’s used one can tell you that if you don’t use your garbage disposal correctly or keep these little machines well maintained, they can easily leave your kitchen with a rancid odor to fight off. The last thing you…

Don’t Lose Your Cool this Summer to a Poorly Maintained Ductless AC

Wednesday, May, 4th, 2022 at 9:34 am by Petri Plumbing

An air conditioning unit that isn’t adequately maintained and properly kept consumes more energy. It also eats away at your utility bills during the more demanding months of the year. If you’re a New York resident using window units or a part of the growing number of people using ductless mini splits, read on for a few tips to keep you cool. You can also just give the Brooklyn air conditioning experts a call at…

Is A Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner Right for You?

Wednesday, March, 10th, 2021 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Before you know it, the weather will turn warm again in Brooklyn, and it’s not too soon to think about the state of your air conditioning. If you’re considering a ductless mini-split air conditioner, your Brooklyn air conditioning experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating know all of the ins and outs of this type of equipment. Brooklyn has a lot of old masonry and stone buildings that were built before air conditioning was commonplace. If…

How to Prevent a Historic Hassle During Your Brooklyn Renovation

Wednesday, January, 15th, 2020 at 7:36 am by Petri Plumbing

So, you’ve decided to buy that beautiful brownstone, but you’ve hit a wall. The exterior looks great, but the interior doesn’t fit your family’s needs. Renovating a historic home here in Brooklyn can be a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right approach, and a few helpful tips from Petri, you’ll be on the fast track to borough living in no time. 1. You Need an Architect. And a Plumber. As of…

Brooklyn’s Petri Plumbing & Heating Provides Carbon Monoxide Checklist

Tuesday, January, 15th, 2019 at 8:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc. shares tips for New York homeowners for Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Jan. 15, 2019 – Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a family owned business serving Brooklyn and Manhattan since 1906, is giving local homeowners proactive tips to protect their families from carbon monoxide poisoning as part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month. “Carbon monoxide is known as a silent killer because it is colorless and odorless,” said Michael…

Five Tips to Save Energy and Money While Staying Warm

Wednesday, December, 26th, 2018 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Your heat is going to run away with your money if you don’t take some basic steps to winterize your Brooklyn home. The Brooklyn heating experts at Petri Plumbing want to share a few valuable tips to conserve energy and save money this winter. You might be surprised how effective these simple steps can be. Here are five ways to stay warm without breaking the bank: Ceiling fans. They aren’t just for summer cooling. Check…

Protect Your Plumbing During the Holidays

Tuesday, December, 18th, 2018 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Food, friends, and family are the best part of the holidays, but they can still cause a bit of trouble for our Brooklyn neighbors. Food can go down the drain and clog your pipes. Well-meaning friends will help clean up after holiday dinners, but they’ll pour grease down the sink. Visiting family will run through your hot water in a hurry, clog your tub drain with hair, and might flush inappropriate things down the toilet.…

Five Advantages of Smart Thermostats

Tuesday, December, 4th, 2018 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

One of the easiest ways to save money on your heating and cooling bills is to install a smart thermostat in your Brooklyn home. Although it’s easy to take the thermostats for granted, they’re a key component of your heating and cooling systems. Here are five benefits of converting to a programmable smart thermostat for your home: Save money. A programmable thermostat allows you to schedule heating and cooling. You can set the heat to…