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Tag: Emergency Plumbing


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…

Petri Plumbing Offers Advice to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Tuesday, December, 15th, 2015 at 4:26 pm by Petri Plumbing

Brooklyn Plumbing Company Offers Advice To Prevent Frozen Pipes Winter temperatures can cause adverse damage to the home and homeowners in Brooklyn and Manhattan and similar climates must realize the impact of taking preventative steps to prevent frozen pipe bursts. Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a leading plumbing company serving Brooklyn since 1906, cautions New York City residents on the damage of frozen pipes and offers notable advice on how to prevent frozen pipes from…

Help! What To Do For A Plumbing Emergency

Tuesday, December, 8th, 2015 at 11:05 am by Petri Plumbing

From burst pipes to overflowing toilets and general leaks, a plumbing emergency can happen at any time. There will be moments when the only solution is professional plumbing help, but you can decrease damages by practicing safe plumbing habits. Plumbing Emergency Tips In the event of a plumbing emergency, make sure you know just what to do by following these helpful tips: Overflowing toilet? If you flush and your toilet begins to overflow, locate its…

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…

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

Tuesday, October, 6th, 2015 at 11:15 am by Petri Plumbing

October in Brooklyn is a time for festivals, crisp fall air and changing colors. But what about home improvement? Autumn presents a great opportunity to inspect your home plumbing, especially your often overlooked toilets. In the average American home, toilets account for up to 27 percent of the total water consumption. What better time to make sure your toilets are up to par than during the month of  October also known as National Toilet Tank…

National Safety Month

Tuesday, June, 16th, 2015 at 9:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on lessening risks that can lead to injury and death on the road, at work, and at home. It has been estimated that approximately 93,000 unintentional-injury related deaths occur a year within a home, and in Brooklyn and Manhattan, residents are especially at risk. Keeping a New York City home safe goes beyond security as many of the borough houses and apartments are old enough to create…

How to Control a Plumbing Emergency

Thursday, April, 9th, 2015 at 7:35 am by Jeanne Petri

  What To Do In A Plumbing Emergency The words “plumbing emergency” can conjure up all sorts of nightmare scenarios. Plumbing emergencies range from frozen pipes to water leaks, resulting in water escaping to a place where it should not be and potentially causing damage to hardwood floors, drywall or carpeting. If the water flow from a leak—usually caused by a broken pipe or a weak joint—is not stopped, the leak poses a serious problem…

What to Do In the Case of a Plumbing Emergency in Brooklyn

Thursday, May, 16th, 2013 at 8:09 pm by Jeanne Petri

Emergency plumbing problems?   A plumbing emergency in Brooklyn, NY should never be ignored. In addressing any type of plumbing emergency, whether it be a slow kitchen sink link or a major pipe bursting elsewhere in the house, a person can feel like they have taken control of a situation before it gets way out of hand. When it comes to plumbing issues, handling them sooner rather than later helps ensure that the plumbing can…

Steps to take in the case of a plumbing emergency

Saturday, February, 2nd, 2013 at 6:17 pm by Jeanne Petri

Plumbing emergencies can spring up at any time. Local emergency plumbers are available to handle any problems that can spring up. The piping and plumbing system in a home is so complex that an issue can spring up at just about any time. You can try your best to reduce the problem but without the help of a local plumber like Petri Plumbing in Brooklyn, NY, the problem will persist. Moreover, when emergencies spring up,…