Why Sewer Jetting Will Save Your Sanity

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 … Continued

How to Winterize Your Hose Bib

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 … Continued

How to Tell When Your AC Needs Professional Service

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 & … Continued

Common Home Exterior Causes of Basement Flooding

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 … Continued

Preventing Basement Floods

Tips for Preventing Basement Floods This Summer

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 … Continued

Benefits of Knowing the Location of Your Water Main

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 … Continued