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Angie’s List: The Benefits of Vinyl Windows

January 27th, 2015
(WGGB) -- If your windows are old and drafty, it might be time for a replacement project. Vinyl windows remain the most popular choice, and not just because they're cheaper. "When vinyl windows first came out they were generally an all-white...

Angie’s List: The Basics of Paper Shredding

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January 20th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Your personal information is everywhere: bills, bank statements, blank checks -- even credit card offers and magazine subscriptions. And if you're not careful disposing of it, it could really cost you. "The main reason is identity theft...

Angie’s List: The Pros and Cons of Wood-Look Tile

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January 13th, 2015
(WGGB) -- If you love the look of wood flooring, there's a new option that's surging in popularity: wood-look tile. "When they look at them, they actually don't believe that they're actual tiles," says Cory Steenbergen, a flooring expert. They...

Angie’s List: Hot Home Remodeling Trends for 2015

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January 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A new year marks the perfect time to try a new look. This year, millions of us are planning to give our homes a little makeover. So what are the hottest trends in home improvement? One thing is for sure. In 2015, projects will get...

Angie’s List: Buying the Right Carpet for your Home

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December 30th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Hardwood and tile floors have surged in popularity over the last few years, but if you're looking to soften a room, there's still no substitute for comfy, cushiony carpet. Purchasing the plush foot padding seems easy enough, but...

Angie’s List: Winter Home Maintenance Projects

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December 23rd, 2014
(WGGB) -- With the cold weather creeping in, it can be easy for homeowners to slip into hibernation and forget about home maintenance. But now is actually a great time to cross off some items on your to-do list. Plus, if you do it now, you could...

Angie’s List: Disaster-proof your Home for the Holidays

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December 16th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Bright colors, yummy smells and shiny decorations make the holiday season magical, but decorations can also be dangerous temptations for children and pets. So before you deck the halls, make sure you're aware of hidden hazards. One of...

Angie’s List: Preventing Fireplace Mistakes

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December 9th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Skipping annual chimney inspections and cleanings can lead to big problems. So, before you curl up in front the the fireplace this winter, it's important to make sure everything is in working order. "If you live in a brand new house and...

Angie’s List: Auto Detailing for Every Budget

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December 2nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- You don't have to spend a lot to keep your ride looking like a million bucks. In fact, just $50 can make a huge difference. "We would do a hand wash, we would also apply a hand wax, clean the windows, the wheels, also do a quick vacuum...

Angie’s List: Preparing Your Oven for the Holidays

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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...