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If your water is leaving you cold, try these tips to warm things up

Wednesday, September, 21st, 2022 at 9:45 am by Petri Plumbing

Few things are more jarring than waking up on a cold morning only to find that you have no hot water to take your daily shower. So what can you do when there’s no hot water? Your Brooklyn plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning offer the following tips to help you determine if your water heater can be fixed or needs to be replaced: Call (718) 748-1254 1. The shower was…

Getting smart about energy efficiency with the right thermostat

Wednesday, September, 7th, 2022 at 9:15 am by Petri Plumbing

With energy costs on the rise, anything a homeowner can do to increase their energy efficiency and reduce their utility bills is welcome news. One of the few things a homeowner can invest in is a programmable thermostat or a smart thermostat. Home comfort begins with the right thermostat at the right setting but this doesn’t have to break the bank. If you have a manual thermostat, it can be used efficiently in homes that…

5 reasons to consider a tankless water heater

Wednesday, August, 17th, 2022 at 7:59 am by Petri Plumbing

While you may be enjoying some cold showers during the Dog Days of Summer, it won’t be too much longer until hot showers will become a necessity once again. And, if you have a regular water tank that is nearing the end of its lifespan, you may consider installing a tankless water heater as its replacement. Your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning offer some advantages to a tankless water heater…

Stop using chemicals and clean your drains the safer way

Wednesday, August, 3rd, 2022 at 8:17 am by Petri Plumbing

We all get a clogged drain from time to time. Whether it’s a result of hair in the bathtub drain or grease in the kitchen sink, clogs are just a part of home maintenance. But, if you are still using chemical drains, your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning have one piece of advice for you: STOP! Here are four reasons why you shouldn’t put toxic substances down your drains: Call…

Our 5 Most Common Plumbing Questions

Wednesday, July, 27th, 2022 at 8:45 am by Petri Plumbing

During our 116 years in business, the trusted Brooklyn plumbers at Petri’s Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning have been asked some of the most interesting questions about residential plumbing systems. From gurgling noises to noxious odors, we’ve seen and heard it all. Read on for the top five most common plumbing questions we are asked and the answers to solving them. Have a plumbing question of your own? Don’t hesitate to reach out to…

How to Care for Your AC for National Air Conditioning Appreciation Days

Wednesday, July, 20th, 2022 at 8:33 am by Petri Plumbing

When the temperature begins soaring into the 90s and beyond, there is no greater invention than the air conditioner. Summer reminds us how thankful we are for Willis Carrier. He accidentally invented air conditioning in 1902 when he was trying to find a way to reduce humidity in a large printing plant right here in Brooklyn. This is why it’s known as an “air conditioner” rather than an “air cooler,” and the name has stuck…

5 Tips to Unclog a Sink

Wednesday, June, 29th, 2022 at 9:51 am by Petri Plumbing

You’re having a summer get-together with friends and family, the mood is festive and the burgers are on the grill. Suddenly, you realize your kitchen sink won’t drain and the ensuing mess will ruin the day unless you act quickly. Your Brooklyn plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating want to provide you with some tips for breaking up that stubborn clog so you can go back to your summer party. And don’t forget; you…

5 Ways to Unclog a Toilet

Wednesday, June, 15th, 2022 at 9:43 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s an ugly fact of life and happens to all of us. We’re talking about a clogged toilet. And, while the expert Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating are happy to help you with all your plumbing needs at any time, we’d like to offer these five tips to unclog your toilet before you call your friendly plumber. Read on or feel free to give our drain clog pros a call today! Call (718)…

How to Use Ceiling Fans to Boost Your AC

Wednesday, June, 8th, 2022 at 9:27 am by Petri Plumbing

With the prices of everything on the rise, homeowners looking for a way to help cool their houses without running up the utility bills may consider installing ceiling fans to help redistribute cool air throughout their homes. The Brooklyn air conditioning experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating want to help you save money and energy by providing some tips on using ceiling fans to help cool your home this summer. Ceiling fans, in and of…

Is Your Brownstone Getting Too Hot? It May Be Time for a Ductless Mini-Split System

Wednesday, June, 1st, 2022 at 9:11 am by Petri Plumbing

Summer has started heating up our Brooklyn community. If your classic Brownstone or other historic home does not have central air conditioning, you may have already started suffering from hot temperatures. Or you may have resorted to a noisy window unit air conditioner. This may not be cooling your home or could be running up your utility bills. If so, it may be time to consider a ductless mini-split air conditioning system from your Brooklyn…