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

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...

Angie’s List: Pet Fences

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August 20th, 2013
(WGGB) -- When you feel dog-tired, the last thing you want to do is take Fido for a stroll. An underground or wireless pet fence can be a great option for pet owners who don't want a physical fence between them and their neighbors. "An...

Angie’s List: Doctors Office Wait Times

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August 14th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Do you play the waiting game at your doctor's office? If your answer is yes, it can be quite frustrating. In a recent Angie's List poll, 65 percent of the respondents said they waited an hour or more to see a health care...

Angie’s List: Protecting Your Cell Phone

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August 6th, 2013
(WGGB) -- If you're like most people, your cell phone is within reach, but with all that usage, your phone is more likely to suffer some damage. Cell phones today have become a life line for most of us. We carry them with us wherever we go...

Angie’s List: Securing Good Childcare

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July 30th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Choosing a child care provider is a big decision. You want your children to be safe and secure when you're not around. You need to start your search for child care much earlier than you probably even imagine. About the time...

Angie’s List: The Importance of Keeping Your Car Clean

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July 26th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Driving around in a clean, shiny car feels good, especially on a warm summer day. Cleaning your car regularly also helps remove dirt, bugs, and other elements that threaten the appearance of your car. Getting your car washed and...

Angie’s List: Rebuilding After a Storm

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July 17th, 2013
(WGGB) -- We're well into the summer storm season. Angie's List is warning anyone who's suffered wind and hail damage to be on guard against people who offer to help rebuild, but who aren't qualified or even prepared to follow through. ...

Angie’s List: A Different Air Conditioning Option

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July 9th, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- When the summer heat is on, it can be tough to keep your house cool. Most people turn to central air or a window unit to stay comfortable. A ductless air conditioner can also help, especially in situations where you may...

Angie’s List: Protecting You and Your Home from Mosquitoes

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July 5th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Summer is synonymous with many things: baseball, fireworks and unfortunately, mosquitoes. They can ruin a summer barbecue faster than a rotten hamburger, and all the recent rain and warm weather makes it even worse. Mosquitoes...

Angie’s List: Making Home Improvements

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June 25th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Instead of buying a new home, many families who are looking for more room choose to remodel to make more space. One of the most common reasons to remodel a home is to create more space, especially in older homes that have smaller...

Angie’s List: Replacing Your Windows

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June 18th, 2013
(WGGB) -- We're all looking for ways to save energy. Replacing your windows is one way to cut costs, improve your family's comfort and enhance the overall appearance, but it's a project that should not be entered lightly. When it comes to...

Angie’s List: Patio vs. Deck

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June 11th, 2013
(WGGB) -- During the summer, both a deck and a patio can provide an outdoor extension of your living space, but subtle differences between the two might make one better for your needs than another. Many homeowners think of their deck or patio...