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Tag: Clogged Drains


Petri Plumbing Can Address Your Winter Sewer Woes in Brooklyn

Tuesday, October, 9th, 2018 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Here are five ways winter weather can affect your sewer line The first frost can occur in early November in the Brooklyn area, so cold weather will be here before we know it. That means it is time to think about winterizing your home’s plumbing. But there is another aspect of your plumbing to keep in mind: the all-important sewer line that carries your waste to a place out of sight and out of mind.…

Seven Brooklyn Bathroom Problems to Watch Out For

Tuesday, October, 2nd, 2018 at 7:00 am by Petri Plumbing

It happens to all of our Brooklyn neighbors at some point: The toilet backs up, the tub stops draining, or your faucet won’t stop dripping. Luckily, the experts at Petri Plumbing have a lot of experience with these problems, and we can handle any plumbing emergency that surfaces in your Brooklyn bathroom. What to Look Out For Here are seven of the most common bathroom problems: Broken taps. Yes, taps break, especially in older homes.…

Clean Drains To Avoid Plumbing Problems

Tuesday, March, 7th, 2017 at 10:15 am by Petri Plumbing

As we think of spring, many homeowners in our area are beginning to start the task of spring cleaning their homes. One of the most important steps you can take as a part of your spring cleaning ritual is to make sure that you have clean drains in your home. If you have noticed that your drains are not working well, you can count on the drain cleaning Brooklyn experts at Petri Plumbing to help…

Get your Brooklyn Home Plumbing ready for the holidays

Tuesday, December, 6th, 2016 at 9:45 am by Petri Plumbing

During this holiday season, you may have concerns that your Brooklyn home plumbing may not be prepared for the onslaught of holiday visitors. To help ensure that everything works smoothly in your Brooklyn home this year for the holidays, having the plumbing professionals at Petri Plumbing inspect and clean your drains can help keep everything flowing properly in your Brooklyn home.  The Petri Plumbing expert plumbers have managed a number of emergency plumbing or drain…

Drains and Sewer Maintenance

Thursday, June, 16th, 2016 at 9:30 am by Petri Plumbing

For Brooklyn residents, summer time means enjoying the sun and outdoor activities available in the borough, but summer time also brings thunderstorms that can lead to overflowing sewers and drains. That means it’s time for drain and sewer maintenance! If your Brooklyn home has clogged drains, you could suffer damage from water that collects in your home. The Petri Plumbing and drain experts can help keep your Brooklyn drains clear and flowing smoothly all summer long! As…

What Chemical Drain Cleaners Does To Pipes

Thursday, December, 17th, 2015 at 10:45 am by Petri Plumbing

If you have a clogged drain, clearing it up is your primary concern. You may reach for over-the-counter and cheap drain cleaners thinking they’re all the same. In reality, many of these products are not only ineffective, but some can actually cause damage to your pipes. Before you poor a bottle of mystery liquid down your drain, make sure you understand the facts truths about drain cleaning. Types of Drain Cleaners Lye-based products – These…

Holiday Garbage Disposal Woes

Tuesday, December, 1st, 2015 at 10:55 am by Petri Plumbing

From colder weather to heavier usage, if there’s any weak spot in your home’s appliances, plumbing or heating system, it’s likely to show its ugly side during the holiday season. One part that is especially vulnerable to holiday damages is your garbage disposal. In Brooklyn, we at Petri Plumbing tend to get more garbage disposal calls now than any other time of the year. From excess cooking to house guests, a disposal will be put…

Preventing Drain Clogs in Your Brooklyn Home

Tuesday, March, 10th, 2015 at 8:22 am by Jeanne Petri

Brooklyn homes tend to have very intricately arranged piping systems and because of the complexity, these plumbing systems are susceptible to clogging. Ensuring your system doesn’t fall victim to blockages can be tricky, and one of the best places to start inspecting are your drains. Maintaining the entrance and exit ways of a home plumbing system can mean the difference in a healthy home, and a costly repair bill. Serious drain clogs are caused by…

Thanksgiving Prep – Don’t Forget the Plumbing

Friday, November, 21st, 2014 at 7:31 pm by Jeanne Petri

Next week, families around the nation will settle down to enjoy the fruits of their holiday preparation. While getting a turkey, some pumpkin pie, and the in-laws from the airport are undoubtedly on a number of to-do lists, checking plumbing systems may not. For plumbers around the nation however, Thanksgiving tends to be one of the busiest times of the year and for some, the day after will see their business increase by 50 percent.…

How do drain cleaners work?

Friday, February, 21st, 2014 at 9:00 am by Jeanne Petri

Reasons to Avoid Chemical Drain Cleaning Solutions to Unclog Your Drain   When your kitchen or bathroom sink backs up your only concern  is to get it unstopped. The water in the sink is not only unsightly it can often be foul smelling. Years of TV watching have impressed on you to go to the grocery store and get this fabulous liquid substance and pour it down your drain. In minutes your problem is supposed…