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Angie’s List: Using Your Appliances Over the Holidays

December 4th, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The busy holiday cooking season is upon us – are your appliances ready to work overtime? We rely on our household appliances each and every day to help make our lives simpler, but all too often we don’t...

Angie’s List: Inexpensive Bathroom Updates

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November 29th, 2012
(WGGB) – Do you have a bathroom with pink tiles or a blue bathtub? While a full-scale bathroom remodel costs tens of thousands of dollars, little updates like changing the grout color or refinishing the tub, can provide major aesthetic...

Angie’s List: Warning Signs You May Have Bad Brakes

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November 13th, 2012
(WGGB) -- Do your holiday travel plans include hitting the roads this season? It’s important to check now that your vehicle is ready for the trip. Tonight, why a brake inspection should be a part of that checkup to ensure safety and...

Angie’s List: Changing Your Medical Provider

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November 7th, 2012
(WGGB) -- The relationship between doctor and patient is the most important aspect of health care, but sometimes it’s time to cut ties and move on. You should feel comfortable communicating with your doctor, and he or she should empathize...

Angie’s List: Extended Auto Warranties

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October 30th, 2012
  (WGGB) -- Extended auto warranties – should you buy one? Tonight, some reasons why you should shop around for the best deal and when it makes sense to skip the extended warranty altogether. Commonly called an “extended auto...

Angie’s List: When to Use a Travel Agent

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October 18th, 2012
(WGGB) -- There was a time when all vacations were booked with a travel agent. With the rise of the Internet, however, more and more people are now booking vacations themselves. However, by blindly booking online, you might be missing out on...

Angie’s List: Garage Door Safety and Maintenance

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October 16th, 2012
(WGGB) -- You probably don’t think much about your garage door, until it won’t open. Fall is a good time to have your garage door inspected before the cold weather is upon us. Having a functioning garage door is an everyday necessity,...

Angie’s List: Your Home’s Fall Checklist

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October 8th, 2012
(WGGB) -- The fall season is upon us and it’s the perfect time to check that your home is ready for winter. We show you four areas to put on your priority list that will help keep you home in tip top shape and save energy costs,...

Angie’s List: Five Simple Kitchen Updates

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September 26th, 2012
(WGGB) -- An outdated kitchen can be a sore thumb in an otherwise beautiful home, but unfortunately, large-scale kitchen remodeling projects are also some of the most expensive. Not only is an outdated kitchen aesthetically unpleasing, but it...

Angie’s List: Choosing a Veterinary Specialist

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September 20th, 2012
(WGGB) -- How much would you pay to save your pet? According to estimates by the American Pet Products Association, Americans will spend over 13 billion dollars on general and specialty care this year. Medical specialties such as...

Angie’s List: Beware of Locksmith Scams

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September 14th, 2012
(WGGB) -- If you're locked out of your home or car, a locksmith can be your lifeline - but make sure you hire a reputable one. For most homeowners, there are a few life events that call for the services of a locksmith: 1. When you're moving...

Angie’s List: Exterior Home Staging

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September 14th, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Home staging can help a home sell more quickly, and buyers will be looking at the outside in addition to the home’s interior. In today’s Angie’s List report, how to stage the exterior of your home and make...

Angie’s List: Auto Repair Service

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September 14th, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Car trouble is a headache nobody wants to encounter. So when your vehicle demands immediate attention you want to leave your keys with a reputable company. In today’s Angie’s List report, tips for quality...

Angie’s List: Checking a Contractor’s References

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August 24th, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Checking a contractor's references is an essential step before making any home improvement hiring decision. In today’s Angie’s List report, 9 questions you should ask former clients. According to a nationwide...

Angie’s List: When To Remove A Tree

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August 16th, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Trees add beauty to the landscaping of any home. However, poorly maintained trees can die before their time, create personal safety hazards for your family and even cause property damage to your home. In...