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Angie’s List: Mastering a New Skill – 4/15

April 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) - Whether you've always wanted to learn to tickle the ivories or dance the tango - mastering a new skill can benefit the mind, body and soul. In today's Angie's List report, we learn how to get the most our of your...

Angie’s List: Getting Your House in Order in 2014

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January 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) -  There's a lot of upkeep when you own a home. If you've ignored any much needed repairs, the New Year is a good time to take inventory of that needs attention. Now Angie's List has some advice on getting your house in...

Angie’s List: Doing a Home Energy Audit

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December 24th, 2013
(WGGB) -- 2013 is drawing to a close, but before you focus on new resolutions, you may want to complete one more project this year. If you make your home more energy efficient before December 31, you could be eligible for a federal tax...

Angie’s List: Holiday Tipping

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December 17th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Tipping is a topic many of us wrestle with throughout the year, especially during the holiday season. Trying to figure out who to tip and how much can be confusing. 'Tis the season for giving...and the time of year to tip your hair...

Angie’s List: How to be a Better Customer

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December 10th, 2013
(WGGB) -- It's often said that the customer is always right, but how you behave as a customer can impact the customer service you receive. Like the tango, it takes two to make any business interaction a good one. If you want great...

Angie’s List: Finding a More Efficient Toilet

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December 3rd, 2013
(WGGB) -- Flush after flush after flush. Your toilet goes through gallons of water each day. That puts stress on rubber seals, copper pipes and the porcelain bowl. While toilets have a long lifespan, you'll eventually have to swap yours...

Angie’s List: Fire and Water Restoration

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November 27th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Whether your home as suffered a tiny bit of smoke damage or complete fire and water destruction, the cleanup process can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Angie's List says it might be a good idea to hire professionals to clean and...

Angie’s List: Cleaning Your Gutters and Downspouts

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November 5th, 2013
(WGGB) -- It's a fall chore no one likes to do, but if you don't clean your gutters regularly, you could be asking for trouble. If you can't or don't want to got on your roof or a ladder to clean your gutters, call a professional to do the...

Angie’s List: Choosing a Contractor for Your Home

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October 22nd, 2013
(WGGB) -- These days many homeowners opt to make improvements to their current home. Your house is your biggest asset, so you want to make sure your hire a contractor who will get the job done the way you want it. When interviewing your...

Angie’s List: Selecting a New Refrigerator

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October 15th, 2013
(WGGB) -- If your refrigerator is preforming poorly, it may be on it's last legs. Now is a good time to be on lookout for deals as stores will be making way for new models before the end of the year. When large appliances, like the...

Angie’s List: Tax Credits When Choosing a New Furnace

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October 8th, 2013
(WGGB) -- The average family spends at least $2,000 a year on energy bills. More than half of that goes to heating and cooling your home. If you need to replace your furnace, now may be a good time - tax credits for qualifying products...

Angie’s List: Cleaning Your Home’s Air Ducts

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September 26th, 2013
(WGGB) -- As the weather gets colder, you turn the heat back on and that means warm air is moving through ducts that haven't had air flowing through them in months. So, is there value in cleaning your home's air ducts? Air duct cleaning...

Angie’s List: Trees Add Value to Your Home

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September 10th, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Trees can add up to 15 percent to the value of your home if they are well-maintained, but when planning and planting, you need to be sure you're accounting for what they will be like when they are full grown....

Angie’s List: How to Spot a Leak

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September 3rd, 2013
(WGGB) -- Have you ever received a water bill at home that seemed unusually high? The reason for such a drastic increase is usually a leak somewhere. We often don't think about the plumbing in our homes, until something goes wrong. A...

Angie’s List: Organizing Your Garage

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August 27th, 2013
(WGGB) -- The garage ranks as one the most disorganized room in the house. It can become a dumping ground for toys, sports equipment, and tools. However. that garage clutter may be costing you more than just space. If you're overwhelmed...