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(WGGB) — 2013 is drawing to a close, but before you focus on new resolutions, you may want to complete one more project this year. If you make your home more energy efficient before December 31, you could be eligible for a federal tax… Read more

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(WGGB) — Tipping is a topic many of us wrestle with throughout the year, especially during the holiday season. Trying to figure out who to tip and how much can be confusing. ‘Tis the season for giving…and the time of year to tip your hair… Read more

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(WGGB) — It’s often said that the customer is always right, but how you behave as a customer can impact the customer service you receive. Like the tango, it takes two to make any business interaction a good one. If you want great… Read more

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(WGGB) — Flush after flush after flush. Your toilet goes through gallons of water each day. That puts stress on rubber seals, copper pipes and the porcelain bowl. While toilets have a long lifespan, you’ll eventually have to swap yours… Read more

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(WGGB) — Whether your home as suffered a tiny bit of smoke damage or complete fire and water destruction, the cleanup process can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Angie’s List says it might be a good idea to hire professionals to clean and… Read more

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(WGGB) — It’s a fall chore no one likes to do, but if you don’t clean your gutters regularly, you could be asking for trouble. If you can’t or don’t want to got on your roof or a ladder to clean your gutters, call a professional to do the… Read more

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(WGGB) — These days many homeowners opt to make improvements to their current home. Your house is your biggest asset, so you want to make sure your hire a contractor who will get the job done the way you want it. When interviewing your… Read more

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(WGGB) — If your refrigerator is preforming poorly, it may be on it’s last legs. Now is a good time to be on lookout for deals as stores will be making way for new models before the end of the year. When large appliances, like the… Read more

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(WGGB) — The average family spends at least $2,000 a year on energy bills. More than half of that goes to heating and cooling your home. If you need to replace your furnace, now may be a good time – tax credits for qualifying products… Read more

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(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… Read more

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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…. Read more

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(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… Read more

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(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… Read more

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(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… Read more

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(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… Read more