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Don’t Get Surprised by a Plumbing Issue – Have an Inspection Instead

Wednesday, April, 27th, 2022 at 9:10 am by Petri Plumbing

While your plumbing is one of your home’s most important systems, chances are you don’t think about it much unless something is clogged or leaking. But a regular home plumbing inspection should be a maintenance item you schedule after living in the home for several years. This ensures that there is nothing nefarious lurking around the bend in your p-trap. If you’re in the middle of the home-buying process or simply want to head off…

Your Basement Has Become a Pond. Is It Time for a Sump Pump?

Wednesday, April, 20th, 2022 at 8:38 am by Petri Plumbing

April is a rainy time of year for many parts of the country and Brooklyn is no exception. If this season’s rainfall has left your home a bit soggy, it might be time for you to invest in a sump pump. Sump pumps can be found in most new homes and in many older homes that are prone to flooding or water buildup. There are two common kinds of sump pumps in the New York…

Plumbing Tools No Home Should Be Without

Wednesday, April, 13th, 2022 at 9:56 am by Petri Plumbing

It never fails. It’s after hours or the middle of the night and your toilet clogs up. Or it’s the first day of a long holiday weekend and your sink won’t drain. While you may eventually need a plumber to permanently fix an issue, it would be nice if you had the right tools to fix the problem right then. Your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating want you to know about seven plumbing…

5 Tips to Keep Your Drains Clog-Free

Wednesday, April, 6th, 2022 at 9:49 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s something we all experience from time to time, but that doesn’t mean that clogged drains get any more pleasant to deal with. Your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing & Heating often preach that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and keeping your drains clear to begin with fits this adage to a “t.” Keep reading for some tips to help you keep your drains running freely and save you from…

Why is There Sewage Coming up Through My Bathtub?

Wednesday, March, 23rd, 2022 at 8:42 am by Petri Plumbing

You wake up to take a shower and see a pool of brackish, smelly water backed up in your tub. Not only is your shower ruined, chances are you have a sewage backup that could be affecting more than just your shower drain. Even if you are able to clear the clog from the tub, the fact that a backup has occurred could be an indication that your main sewer line is blocked. Signs that…

Signs You May Have A Leaky Pipe

Wednesday, March, 16th, 2022 at 8:45 am by Petri Plumbing

Few things can ruin a home’s interior and foundation faster than standing water. Homeowners dread pipe leaks because they spell disaster for your home’s structural fitness and your family’s well-being. That’s why the moment you notice water damage where the cause is not immediately known, you should call in a professional plumber to help with leak detection and repair. Sometimes, the rainy season might be to blame for groundwater in basements, but often the culprit…

How to Use a Garbage Disposal Correctly

Wednesday, January, 26th, 2022 at 9:16 am by Petri Plumbing

Garbage disposals are one of the most underrated appliances in the kitchen, but when they stop working, you realize how often you rely on them. Keep reading to learn how to use a garbage disposal correctly as well as some dos and don’ts so you can keep your kitchen sink grinder in tiptop shape. You can also call the plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating when you need help with your garbage disposal in…

Cold Shower? It May be Time for a New Water Heater

Wednesday, January, 12th, 2022 at 8:59 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s mid-January in Brooklyn. Snow is on the ground and ice is hanging from the eaves. You hit the shower to get ready for work and end up with water as cold as the frost on the windows. While this is probably a sure-fire way to figure out that your water heater needs repair or replacing, there are other indicators that it may be time to replace your old unit before you reach the cold-shower…

3 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays

Wednesday, December, 8th, 2021 at 8:43 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s nearly that time of year again. A time when family and friends will be visiting regularly to celebrate the holiday season. Is your home ready for all the extra guests? More people in your house can put additional stress on your home’s comfort systems which can cause them to break down, especially if they are in poor working condition. Your Brooklyn plumbing and heating experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating offer three tips to…

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

Wednesday, December, 1st, 2021 at 8:34 am by Petri Plumbing

It’s December and falling temperatures are to be expected. That means that water pipes exposed to the elements will have a chance to freeze or burst if they aren’t protected. Ruptured pipes are one of the most common sources of property damage in the winter but there are steps homeowners can take to prevent their pipes from freezing during the cold winter months. Your Brooklyn plumber offers the following advice to keep your plumbing running…