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Angie’s List: Adding a Fence to Your Property

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...

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...