Turning Off Your Water for the Winter

Turning Off Your Water for the Winter

Hose Bibs In past blog posts, we’ve gone over steps homeowners can take to prepare their home for the winter months. Of all the preventative measures, the most important is ensuring your hose bib does not freeze and cause a pipe burst. If you
Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

As the holiday season approaches, our neighborhoods are beginning to come alive with lights and decorations. Although they seem harmless, there are many hidden dangers that can result in property damage and serious injury. Here are a few simple
Code Brown: We found the DMV cities with the most plumbing jobs – is yours one of them?

Code Brown: We found the DMV cities with the most plumbing jobs – is yours one of them?

The day after Thanksgiving is commonly known as “Black Friday”, but for those in the plumbing business, the day is jokingly referred to as “Brown Friday” due to the spike in plumbing emergencies. With Thanksgiving just
Are Annual Furnace Inspections Really Necessary?

Are Annual Furnace Inspections Really Necessary?

Why Annual Furnace Inspections Are Necessary As summer comes to a close, its time to begin preparing for the cold weather. The most important appliance in your home during the cool months is your heating system. Not only does it keep your family
Stay Cool Challenge Winner

Stay Cool Challenge Winner

And the 2016 Stay Cool Challenge Winner is… The Michael & Son team is excited to officially announce the winner of our Stay Cool Challenge! This August was one of the hottest recorded months on record and those of us on the East Coast had
Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters

Is a Tankless Water Heater Right For Your Home? One of the largest and most inefficient appliances in our homes is the traditional tank style water heater. Because of their size and the way they operate, tank style water heaters are cumbersome
Why Choose Michael & Son Services

Why Choose Michael & Son Services

Michael & Son Services For many, hiring a technician for a home repair can evoke all sorts of emotions. Ranging from bewilderment to anxiety, the entire experience is rarely considered pleasant. However, like any other dilemma we face in
12 Tips for a Healthy Garbage Disposal

12 Tips for a Healthy Garbage Disposal

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 is not
Stay Cool Challenge Submission Form

Stay Cool Challenge Submission Form

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Prolonging the Life of Your HVAC System

Prolonging the Life of Your HVAC System

Over the past two weeks, our area has experienced some of the worst summer weather in recent memory. With heat indexes exceeding 100 degrees, normal activities like mowing the lawn or taking the dog for a walk can be detrimental to your health.