Tag: home repair

Avoiding Duct Cleaning Scams

We all have seen the ads in our mailbox, duct cleanings offered by local service companies at ridiculously low rates and promising exceptional results. Many people rush to take advantage of what seems to be an amazing deal, but what…

Baby Proofing Your Home

Most parents of small children make every effort to safeguard their home against accidental poisoning and other injuries; the most common way is cabinet locks and socket covers. While both cabinet locks and socket covers are a great start, there…

First Time Home Buyers Guide

  First time home buyers are often warned about the frighting and stressful experience they are in for. While that might be true for some, those armed with the right information can have a fulfilling and even empowering experience. Let’s…

Lifespans of Appliances

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Homeowners are constantly facing the possibility of repairing or replacing appliances. From the hot water heater to the furnace; there is no telling exactly when a home appliance will fail you. However, you can get a pretty good idea of…

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…

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…