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(WGGB) — When you get into an accident or find your car on the receiving end of a hefty blow, one of the first calls you should make is to your insurance company. Your agent will typically give you a list of recommended auto body shops, but… Read more

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(WGGB) — Contractor complaints are pretty common, but a new survey by Angie’s List reveals just how often people are reporting serious problems with the work they paid for. “In a recent Harris poll we found that 50 percent of homeowners that… Read more

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(WGGB) — The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of lawn care. But, after months of mowing, it can be easy to put yourself on autopilot when you’re cutting the grass. As you might guess, that’s when accidents happen. Last year, more than 300,000… Read more

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(WGGB) — Blasting the air conditioner may keep your house cool in the summer, but it won’t help your bottom line. If your budget could use a break, you may want to focus on your windows — or at least what’s hanging around them. But what… Read more

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(WGGB) — We’ve all heard the expression, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch,” but what about a free estimate? Many service companies offer them, but how do you know that bid won’t come with a price tag? The answer may depend on your… Read more

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(WGGB) — A weekend spent working in the yard can turn into an itchy, uncomfortable nightmare, if you don’t steer clear of poisonous plants, like poison ivy, oak or sumac. “I usually just noticed one or two little dots which eventually… Read more

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(WGGB) — The summer is winding down, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy your backyard deck — as long as you have a deck worth enjoying. If your deck needs a facelift, you have options. But, should you paint your deck or stain it?… Read more

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(WGGB) — Despite our best effort, sometimes a tree is just too sick to save. When that happens, you really have no choice but to remove the tree. “Proper tree maintenance is important from a liability standpoint for homeowners,” says Angie Hicks… Read more

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(WGGB) — The dog days of summer are upon us. Chances are your furry friend is spending a lot of time outdoors, which exposes them to plenty of harmful parasites. You can prevent these health issues before they start. “Being a volunteer at the… Read more

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(WGGB) — The key to keeping your air conditioner humming all summer long is proper maintenance, but when you’re busy, an AC check-up is probably the last thing on your mind. That’s where yearly service agreements come in handy. Many HVAC… Read more

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(WGGB) — When it comes to household appliances like our washer and dryer, we usually assume we’re using them correctly. But over time, abuse and neglect can easily lead to an emergency repair call. “The more water you have in there, the more… Read more

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(WGGB) — Summer storm season is upon us, and while it’s important to stay safe when severe weather strikes, it’s also important to keep your guard up after the storm passes. Shady contractors often travel from state to state — looking for… Read more

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(WGGB) — Looking for new wheels this Father’s Day? There are tons of bicycles to choose from, but finding the right fit can be a little tricky. Biking weather has arrived, so why not take Dad out for a Father’s Day ride? Whether he’s… Read more

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(WGGB) — You’re probably expecting a few guests this summer, but what if 50,000 guests made a surprise visit — and had no plans to leave? That’s the size of the average bee colony and while you certainly don’t want them taking up residence… Read more

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(WGGB) — Improving your home’s curb appeal is a smart investment and nothing makes your home more inviting than an attractive front door. In today’s Angie’s List report, we show you how a front door upgrade can reduce your energy bills and… Read more