• 29 Oct 2020

    One of the most common plumbing problems over the winter months is frozen pipes. This can be a very costly issue because frozen pipes are prone to burst. Replacing them can be a major repair. The best way to avoid this unnecessary expense is to take the proper measur...

  • 29 Sep 2020

    As the winter months get closer, it is important to take the time to ensure your plumbing system is properly protected from freezing temperatures. One of the most common causes of freezing and burst pipes is the failure to prepare your home’s hose bib, the outdoor ...

  • 29 Aug 2020

    Inspecting sewer lines in the past has always been a tricky business. Typically, a homeowner never knew they had a problem until there was a sewage backup or another major issue. Even then, plumbers usually tried methods like snaking the line. If that fixed the probl...

  • 31 Jul 2020

    Your home’s air conditioning system has an important job. Summer can be brutal in the Troy, Michigan region, so you should know the warning signs of an air conditioning system in need of professional servicing. At Birmingham Plumbing, Heating & Air, we want you...

  • 29 Jun 2020

    It’s probably one of our favorite inventions of the 20th century - the garbage disposal. It provides an ideal means of keeping things tidy while prepping, cooking, and cleaning up the kitchen. The good thing is these under-the-sink appliances are typically pretty r...

  • 08 May 2020

    Basement flooding is a common issue throughout the United States. While this type of damage is very common in areas stricken by hurricanes and heavy storms, some homeowners in the Troy, MI area and beyond may see light flooding every time it rains around their homes....

  • 29 Apr 2020
    Preventing Basement Floods

    Summertime in Michigan typically means high temperatures and lots of sunshine, but the Troy area can also receive some surprisingly violent summer thunderstorms. As you finish your spring cleaning this year, take some time to ensure your basement is safe from floodin...

  • 27 Mar 2020

    Freezing temperatures are abating in Troy, Michigan, and we are looking forward to the lazy days of summer. One thing you will want to be sure of before those warmer days arrive is that your central air conditioning is operating at optimum capacity. You should have y...

  • 04 Feb 2020

    There are many reasons to shut off your main water line, such as leaving your Troy, Michigan home for a vacation during the winter months.  If you don’t know where your water line is, ask your plumber or follow your water main from what is usually the front of you...