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Tag: Water Heaters


Is Your Water Heater Ready for Winter this Year?

Tuesday, October, 11th, 2016 at 10:50 am by Petri Plumbing

Remember how hot the summer of 2016 was? It was a record-breaking summer across the United States. Remember that this winter when your Brooklyn hot water heater malfunctions and leaves you with frigid cold water, or worse stops working entirely. A water heater inspection can help avoid water heater issues when it matters most. Petri Plumbing asks you to think about this before that happens – Is your Brooklyn hot water heater ready for winter this…

Boiler & Hot Water Heater Repair

Thursday, June, 23rd, 2016 at 10:15 am by Petri Plumbing

As we head towards the end of June and summer time is in full swing, many Brooklyn homeowners are likely not thinking about their heating or boiler systems. If your hot water heater or boiler system didn’t keep your family warm this past winter, however, this is a perfect time to take care of maintenance on your system before we head into the fall and winter. With Brooklyn hot water heater repair and boiler repair from Petri…

The Scary Truth of Water Heating Systems & Boilers in Brooklyn

Thursday, October, 22nd, 2015 at 11:10 am by Petri Plumbing

With the legendary New York winter weather just around the corner, it is common for homeowners to call and ask for water heating help. Through more than 100 years in the Brooklyn plumbing business, we have found a common thread among local water heating systems: poor maintenance. A little maintenance goes a long way toward keeping your water heating system running smoothly. The best time to begin proper water heater maintenance habits is now. Here…

All Your Water Heater Questions Answered

Thursday, October, 15th, 2015 at 10:59 am by Petri Plumbing

Water Heater FAQ Water heaters and home comfort go hand-in-hand. While their function typically goes unnoticed throughout the day, their presence is made clear the moment they fail. Having a home without hot water can be frustrating, especially if you are left with unanswered questions. At Petri Plumbing, we’ve been working with residential water heaters in Brooklyn and Manhattan for decades and we understand the problems associated with their heating elements. To help you better…

Brooklyn’s Petri Plumbing Offers Winter Boiler Services

Friday, September, 25th, 2015 at 12:45 pm by Petri Plumbing

Petri Plumbing and Heating, Inc., a leading plumbing and home service company serving Brooklyn and Manhattan since 1906, is now offering specialized services and tips regarding steam and hot water boilers. In preparation for the upcoming winter season and in an effort to ensure year-round safety, homeowners are encouraged to have pre-season maintenance and repairs performed on residential boilers now. “Brooklyn’s biting winter temperatures can put homeowners in a bind if their water heating systems…

To Repair or Replace: Brooklyn Heating System Upkeep

Wednesday, September, 16th, 2015 at 12:44 pm by Petri Plumbing

Winter is coming! And if you’re a Brooklyn homeowner, you know winter is no laughing matter. It’s during this time of year that your heater becomes your best friend. Our reliance on our water heater and heating systems makes it all the more crucial to ensure your home is prepared for the climate change. Without fail, heaters seem to fizzle out on the coldest days of the year, making it difficult for a quick fix.…

3 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Water Heater

Thursday, June, 18th, 2015 at 8:00 am by Petri Plumbing

An integral component of any home is the water heater, and in Brooklyn and Manhattan, these systems are vital for home comfort. While robust, water heaters do have shelf lives, and when they go bad, your house can be inefficient, uncomfortable, and cause damage to your wallet. If you’re shopping for a new water heater or suspect your current unit may be going bad, here are some top things to consider from the Brooklyn plumber…

Are you Ready for Water Heater Standards to Change in April?

Friday, March, 6th, 2015 at 8:32 am by Jeanne Petri

After April 16, the U.S. Department of Energy’s manufacturing standards for all water heaters sold in the United States will change. This revision will be implemented in an effort to increase energy efficiency in homes and businesses, with an approximate savings of $63 billion in energy bill spending through 2044. While appealing on paper, this change will however have an effect on homeowners in the Brooklyn and Manhattan area. Here are some top highlights to…

How often should I have my water heater checked out?

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

Signs Your Water Heater Is In Need Of Repairs   Typically, you can expect your home’s hot water heater to last at least 10 years before it needs to be replaced with a new one. However, if you keep it properly maintained, you increase your chances of getting 15 years or more out of it. Proper water heater maintenance includes regular flushing to prevent its internal parts from becoming encased in mineral build-up or corrosion. The…

Why is it taking so long for the water in my home to heat up?

Friday, January, 24th, 2014 at 9:00 am by Jeanne Petri

Signs Your Water Heater Needs Maintenance   Does the temperature of your water feel cooler than what it was a few years ago when you first got your new water heater installed, even though you are still setting the valve at the same position? If the answer is yes, it is time to replace your water heater before it is too late. This is one of the earliest signs that your water heater is slowly…