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Angie’s List: Preparing Your Oven for the Holidays

November 25th, 2014
(WGGB) -- With Thanksgiving just a few days away, you're probably hard at work cleaning, decorating and putting together the Turkey Day menu. But, there's one very important element that often goes overlooked. Is your oven ready for the holiday...

Angie’s List: Pet Health Insurance Plans

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November 18th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Most pet owners will do anything for their furry friends, but when animals get sick or injured, the vet bills can be overwhelming. That's why more Americans are buying health insurance plans for their pets. "I realized there was...

Angie’s List: Building a Backyard Fire Pit

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November 11th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Cooler weather has arrived, but it doesn't have to mean the end of your outdoor entertaining. "Fire pits are absolutely not a fad," says Landscaping Expert Randy Sorrell. "It is a lifestyle." Landscaping experts says fire pits are a...

Angie’s List: 5 Red Flags When Hiring a Locksmith

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November 4th, 2014
(WGGB) -- When it's late at night and you're locked out of your home, your first instinct is to call a locksmith. But if you're not careful, your problems could go from bad to worse. "Don't wait for an emergency when it comes to finding a good...

Angie’s List: Fall Chores Checklist

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October 28th, 2014
(WGGB) -- When the weather is crisp, the leaves are falling, and football is on TV -- it can be easy to ignore fall chores. But if you want to stay cozy and avoid costly problems this winter, you better get to work! Here are the top three chores...

Angie’s List: Protecting your Family from Lead Poisoning

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October 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- Lead poisoning is 100 percent preventable,  but unfortunately, every year, thousands of kids still end up getting sick. In observance of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, experts are reinforcing the importance of testing your...

Angie’s List: Protecting Your Child’s Eyes

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October 7th, 2014
(WGGB) -- From the moment they wake up, kids are surrounded by screens -- whether it's computers or tablets, smartphones or smart boards -- and many parents are worried about how all that screen time is affecting their child's vision. "My...

Angie’s List: Making the Most of your Mudroom

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September 30th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Mudrooms are perfect for busy families -- offering organization and storage solutions. "I really love that it has a big closet and we've built in some shelves for organizing and a place to put mops, brooms and the dog food and hats and...

Angie’s List: Installing USB Ports at Home

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September 23rd, 2014
(WGGB) -- Do you find yourself fighting for outlet space as your family's collection of gadgets continues to grow? "USB outlets are a new trend and they have been available for about a year now," says Angie Hicks of Angie's List. "Electricians...

Angie’s List: Finding the Right Auto Body Shop

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September 16th, 2014
(WGGB) -- When you get into an accident or find your car on the receiving end of a hefty blow, one of the first calls you should make is to your insurance company. Your agent will typically give you a list of recommended auto body shops, but...

Angie’s List: Sounding Off on Subpar Service

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September 9th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Contractor complaints are pretty common, but a new survey by Angie's List reveals just how often people are reporting serious problems with the work they paid for. "In a recent Harris poll we found that 50 percent of homeowners that...

Angie’s List: Preventing Lawn Mower Injuries

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September 2nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- The end of summer doesn't mean the end of lawn care. But, after months of mowing, it can be easy to put yourself on autopilot when you're cutting the grass. As you might guess, that's when accidents happen. Last year, more than 300,000...

Angie’s List: Beat the Heat with Window Treatments

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August 26th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Blasting the air conditioner may keep your house cool in the summer, but it won't help your bottom line. If your budget could use a break, you may want to focus on your windows -- or at least what's hanging around them. But what...

Angie’s List: Is a Free Estimate Really Free?

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August 19th, 2014
(WGGB) -- We've all heard the expression, "There's no such thing as a free lunch," but what about a free estimate? Many service companies offer them, but how do you know that bid won't come with a price tag? The answer may depend on your...

Angie’s List: Removing Poisonous Plants

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August 12th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A weekend spent working in the yard can turn into an itchy, uncomfortable nightmare, if you don't steer clear of poisonous plants, like poison ivy, oak or sumac. "I usually just noticed one or two little dots which eventually...