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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…

How to Tell if Your Plumbing Is Clogged

Wednesday, September, 14th, 2022 at 9:35 am by Petri Plumbing

Gurgling toilets. Slow drains. Strong sewage odors. These are all things a homeowner dreads. But the solution may be over your head. Literally. Many people don’t think about the plumbing vent on their roof when they are faced with problems such as those. They usually think of the plumbing drain as the natural culprit. Plumbing vents, or vent stacks, are on your roof and usually located over every room with plumbing. They regulate the air…

Is It Time for a New Garbage Disposal?

Wednesday, July, 13th, 2022 at 8:19 am by Petri Plumbing

You’ve kept it clean, run cold water to help wash out debris and even deep cleaned your garbage disposal with baking soda and vinegar but, as with any appliance, there comes a time when it simply has to be replaced. Most disposals can last up to 15 years if they are properly maintained. So, if your appliance is nearing that threshold, here are five ways to determine if it’s time to give up the fight…

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)…

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…

What Did Old Man Winter Do To Your Boiler? Replacing Your Winter Boiler

Tuesday, April, 11th, 2017 at 12:00 am by Petri Plumbing

Spring is here, but take a minute and think about this past winter. If you spent time shivering in your home because of a bad boiler, this is a great time and think about replacing your winter boiler. The Brooklyn plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing can help you decide which step you need to take. Not sure how to proceed? The most common reasons to consider a replacement include: Your Boiler is More Than 15…

Finding The Right Subcontractors For Your Plumbing Jobs

Tuesday, March, 28th, 2017 at 10:30 am by Petri Plumbing

For architects and designers in our area, having a great design that a customer loves is only part of the mission of completing your work. Finding the right subcontractor for your plumbing and heating projects can mean finishing a job on-time and in-budget, which is why the best architects and designers choose Petri Plumbing as their Brooklyn plumbing subcontractors for all types of residential and commercial projects. We have been serving our area for more…

Understanding Plumbing Emergency Situations

Tuesday, March, 14th, 2017 at 10:00 am by Petri Plumbing

If you have ever had a pipe burst or a toilet overflow, you know the damage that can be caused by a plumbing emergency in your home. Knowing the right steps to take when a plumbing emergency occurs and having the number of the Brooklyn emergency plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing can help keep damage to a minimum.  There are a number of situations that can define a plumbing emergency, with the most common stemming…