Tag Archive for home repair

Maintaining Your Gutters

Everyone loves a colorful foliage. But once those leaves come down, they create lots of messy chores around your property. Aside from all the raking and bagging required to keep your landscaping looking lovely, the real headache is making sure…

Garbage Disposals 101

  The garbage disposal is one of the simplest but most improperly used appliances in the home. When used correctly, a garbage disposal can last for decades and prevent plumbing issues not related to the disposal. However, a disposal that…

Low Water Pressure

  Has the water pressure in your home decreased over the years? Was there once a time when your shower head shot water out like a cannon but now is down to a weak trickle? Do you get out of…

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…

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…

How Safe is Your Water?

According to the Environmental Working Group’s National Drink Water Database, analyses of municipal drinking water have shown that, despite government regulations, there are still many dangerous contaminants present in our water, even after it has gone through municipal water treatment…

Preparing for Winter Pt. 1

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 avoided. Today,…