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Angie’s List: Three Ways to Increase Home Security

April 30th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Whether you leave town for a vacation or leave to run a few errands, it’s easy for busy people to become careless and leave their home vulnerable to break-ins. According to the latest FBI statistics, there were 2,159,878...

Angie’s List: Insulating Your Attic

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April 23rd, 2013
(WGGB) -- Earth Day is on April 22 and what better way to celebrate than making your home more energy efficient. The insulation of your home, along with the sealing of air leaks and drafts, can help you save up to 20 percent on heating and...

Angie’s List: Hiring a Handyman

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April 9th, 2013
(WGGB) -- It’s almost home improvement season again. Now is a good time to assess if there’s any winter damage to your home and make plans for spring repairs. The best way to retain your home’s value is to keep it in good shape. With...

Angie’s List: Four Signs of a Leaky Roof

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April 2nd, 2013
(WGGB) -- April showers may bring May flowers, but they could also cause leaks in your home. Your roof is your home’s number one defense against the elements. No part plays a bigger role in keeping the elements out, so when a roof requires...

Angie’s List: Adding a Fence to Your Property

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March 27th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Fences have both practical and aesthetic value, but a badly conceived fence can be an eyesore and a source of conflict with neighbors. Fencing Materials: Wood: One of the most common types of fencing, wood can give properties a...

Angie’s List: Tips to Sell Your Home

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March 19th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Selling a home can be a big task for any homeowner. Details such as home staging, photos and your real estate agent can really impact how much your home sells for and how quickly it sells. Angie’s List Tips: 4 ways to sell your...

Angie’s List: Bringing New Life to Old Items

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March 12th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Did you replace your favorite pair of shoes because the soles had worn out? Tossed out a skirt because the zipper broke? Bought a new couch because the cushions sank? Shoe Repair: A talented cobbler can dye the lavender shoes...

Angie’s List: Spring Lawn Care

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March 5th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Spring is an important time for your lawn – if you neglect it now, you’ll pay the price for the rest of the year. When it comes to your lawn, you don’t have to go over the top with your landscaping, but you do need to pay...

Angie’s List: Introducing Your Child to the Dentist and Good Dental Health

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February 26th, 2013
(WGGB) -- According to the American Dental Association, 75 percent of people have a fear of the dentist, and 10 percent of those fears turn into phobias. Take your child to the dentist early to ease any fears and teach them good dental...

Angie’s List: Hidden Toxins in Your Home

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February 12th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Your home should be your safe haven, but sometimes harmful toxins may be present by posing health risks for you and your family. Maybe you don't realize this, But there are several potential dangers in your house. "The common...

Angie’s List: Comparing Bids from Remodeling Contractors

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January 29th, 2013
(WGGB) -- The amount of energy applied to selecting the right contractor for your remodeling job, is well worth the time. Experts say that the percentage of contractors who are willing to negotiate are very high. Angie Hicks explains the...

Angie’s List: Carpet Cleaning – Don’t Have Your Wallet Cleaned Too

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January 4th, 2013
(WGGB) -- It’s hard to miss those commercials for low, low prices on carpet cleaning, but how many of them are too low to be true? Carpets and rugs take a lot of wear and tear over time. Whether its children, pets or visitors – your...

Angie’s List: Avoid Plumbing Emergencies

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December 18th, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Experts say that the biggest mistake people make when it comes to plumbing - is ignoring the issues at hand. Plumbers say that during the holiday season, they receive the most emergency calls. Angie's List for...

Angie’s List: Holiday Decorating on a Small Budget

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December 11th, 2012
If you're in the market for new holiday decorations, a small budget shouldn't stop you from creating a "new look." Here are some budget-friendly ways to make a world of decorating...

Angie’s List: Using Your Appliances Over the Holidays

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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...