Insurance Awareness: Are You Covered?

Insurance Awareness: Are You Covered?

When it comes to home insurance, things can get confusing. Do you need to carry every type of coverage? How much is enough? Am I paying too much? While there’s no “one-size-fits-all” plan for home insurance, you’ll want
Restoration Services from Michael & Son

Restoration Services from Michael & Son

Choosing a Restoration Service Company for Your Home In the service industry, there are many of what’s known as “fly by night” companies. Basically, a disreputable, unscrupulous and often under qualified business. Depending on the type of work
A Helping Hands Story: Common Good City Farm

A Helping Hands Story: Common Good City Farm

A Helping Hands Story: Common Good City Farm It Feels Good to Give Back! Our Michael & Son technicians come across some incredible people with heartbreaking stories. When they find they have nowhere to turn in a time of need, that’s when we
Setting Your Thermostat for the Winter

Setting Your Thermostat for the Winter

As temperatures drop further here in the Washington DC area, we often think to ourselves, “What’s the most efficient setting for my thermostat, while also keeping my house warm enough?” While there may not be one single temperature
Maintaining Your Gutters

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
Fall Electrical Safety Tips

Fall Electrical Safety Tips

Here in Northern Virginia, we look forward to enjoying the fall season. Whether it’s changing leaves on Skyline Drive, pumpkin picking in Centreville, football in Landover, family gatherings, and more pumpkin spice flavored foods than you
The Importance Of Regular Furnace Maintenance

The Importance Of Regular Furnace Maintenance

Why is your A/C or Furnace tune-up so important? Think about when you go to the doctor for a regular check-up to ensure that you’re healthy. Your heating/cooling systems require regular check-ups as well. Annual tune-ups are very important to
The Benefits of HVAC Zoning

The Benefits of HVAC Zoning

Does the temperature in your home fluctuate from room to room? Do you find yourself constantly adjusting the thermostat in your home but never achieving an evenly heated or cooled home? For many people, the upstairs portion of the home is most
Spring Cleaning: Prepare Your Home for Spring in 7 easy steps

Spring Cleaning: Prepare Your Home for Spring in 7 easy steps

Winter is on its way out and the long-awaited spring weather is being ushered in. Before you crank up the A/C and relax in the cool comfort of your home, it is a good idea to prepare your home for the season’s demands. Spring preparation
Michael & Son Launches Live DC Bathroom Map

Michael & Son Launches Live DC Bathroom Map

Michael & Son Launches Live DC Bathroom Map DC Metro restrooms are hard to find. If you’ve ever gone searching for a toilet while on your daily commute, you may have found it to be inaccessible or entirely nonexistent. But, when you’ve gotta