• 26 Mar 2021

    Spring is here and summer is peaking around the corner, and that means an increase in the amount of rain here in Michigan. You rely on your sump pump to protect your home from damage that can be caused by excess water, so it’s important that it stays in peak workin...

  • 22 Feb 2021

    Spring is a very good time to maintain your plumbing system, as well as assess any damage that may have occurred over the winter. Below is a list of maintenance tips that will help keep your plumbing system in good working order throughout the rest of the year. Ch...

  • 31 Jan 2021

    Michigan winters are not for the faint of heart. The snow and ice keep lots of people from settling here, but for those who can bear it, Michigan is truly the best place to live. Many Michiganders even go so far as to embrace the cold, engaging in skiing, snowmobilin...

  • 20 Dec 2020

    If there is one thing you don’t want to have issues with over the cold Michigan winter, it is your plumbing. One of the best ways to stay on top of things and keep your plumbing working properly is to keep up with basic maintenance and catch potential problems befo...

  • 29 Nov 2020

    There are lots of things in our homes that we never really think about until we have to. We don’t clean the oven until it’s dirty, we don’t wash the windows until spring, we wait until the last minute to bring the recycling to the curb. Life works well this way...

  • 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...