Residential Fires – It Can Happen to You

Residential Fires – It Can Happen to You

On January 12th a likely avoidable tragedy claimed the lives of 6 young children and critically injured two others. Early that morning, a fire tore through the Baltimore home where a mother and her 9 children slept. Within minutes it was over;
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
Toilets

Toilets

Of all the appliances in our home, the toilet might be the most resilient. They are an absolute essential for all of us and are used everyday; in fact there is a good chance you are reading this while sitting on one. Toilets can last for years
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