Tag Archive for home improvement

Hard Water in Your Home

  In the past, we have discussed the benefits of a whole home filtration system and how it protects against contaminants in tap water. Removing things like lead, cooper and chlorine can be extremely beneficial to you and your family’s…

Preserving Your Foundation

The Michael & Son Cares team sees a wide range of issues on its visit to recipient’s homes. In the 8th episode of Helping Hands The family’s home had a whole host of problems including a leaky roof, no gutters, poorly…

Preparing for Winter – Plumbing

    As the temperature drops, the probability of issues with your home’s plumbing system rises. Winter plumbing issues can range from damaged sprinkler systems to indoor flood causing pipe burst. With just a little preparation, most winter plumbing issues can be…

Hidden Dangers in the Home

If you’ve ever talked to the owner of an older home, before everything became synthetic,  you’ll often hear them boast about a higher level of craftsmanship and superior quality materials. While this is often the case, there are also many…

Fireplaces 101

Winter is here and most homeowners are experiencing increase in heating cost. With the drastic increases in energy cost, especially concerning oil and gas, homeowners with fireplaces should seriously consider taking advantage of the low cost heat they can provide.…

Dear Michael & Son…

Each day, we receive a few messages on our Facebook page from our friends looking for advice on home repairs. Many of the questions we receive might be ones you the reader have wondered about. The questions represent some of…

Hidden Dangers in the Home

  If you’ve ever talked to the owner of an older home, before everything became synthetic,  you’ll often hear them boast about a higher level of craftsmanship and stronger, better quality materials. While this is often the case, there are…

The Danger of Dry Air

Do you or a family member suffer from allergies or asthma?  Are frequent nosebleeds and dry, itchy skin a nuisance you have to live with on a day to day basis? The problem may be a lack of humidity in…