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Angie's List: Hidden home toxins

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Your home should be your safe haven, but it can also harbor toxins that could affect your family's health. More>>

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Angie's List: Home warranties

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First-time home buyers may wonder if it's necessary to purchase a home warranty. More>>

Protect your home after the winter storm

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A major snowstorm is sweeping across the country, paralyzing drivers and other travelers with heavy snow and dangerously slick roads. But once you make it home, your problems may not be over. More>>

Angie's List: Child dentist

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Taking your child to the dentist while they are young can help ease their fears. More>>

Angie's List: Pet boarding

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Boarding your pets overnight or for a longer stay can help them avoid the stress of a long car or plane trip to your destination. More>>

"Going green" can save money, environment around the home

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Going green on your next remodeling project will cost you more, but it could help you out over time More>>

Angie's List: Carpet cleaning

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Either on TV, online, or on the radio, it's hard to miss those deals for low, low prices on carpet cleaning. But how many of them are too low to be true? More>>

Angie's List: Professional organizers

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Professional organizers can help you cut through the clutter around your home. More>>

Angie's List: Water heaters

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Considering water heaters are the third largest energy consumer in your house, you might want to pay closer attention to them. More>>

Angie's List: Finding a contractor

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Consumer experts recommend getting at least three estimates when selecting a contractor to do work in your home. More>>

Angie's List: Tax preparation

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Millions of Americans file their taxes on their own and many of them do it online. But there are plenty of people who just don't trust themselves. More>>

Angie's List: Home automation systems

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Have you ever left home and forgotten to close your garage door, or had a toilet overflow and keep going all day while you're at work? A home automation system could save you some worry. More>>

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  • Angie's List: DIY or not?

    Angie's List: DIY or not?

    Monday, December 24 2012 3:31 PM EST2012-12-24 20:31:15 GMT
    Tackling a do-it-yourself project may seem like a great way to improve your home and save some money. But sometimes that project could be a disaster waiting to happen. So how can you tell the differenceMore >>
    Tackling a do-it-yourself project may seem like a great way to improve your home and save some money. But sometimes that project could be a disaster waiting to happen. So how can you tell the difference before you get in to trouble?More >>
  • Angie's List: Plumbing emergencies

    Angie's List: Plumbing emergencies

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 6:02 PM EST2012-12-18 23:02:18 GMT
    The holidays are here, which means more time in the kitchen and maybe more people in the house. That could put a strain on your plumbing system. There are some steps you can take now to avoid an embarrassingMore >>
    The holidays are here, which means more time in the kitchen and maybe more people in the house. That could put a strain on your plumbing system.More >>
  • Angie's List: Holiday decorations

    Angie's List: Holiday decorations

    Monday, December 10 2012 3:52 PM EST2012-12-10 20:52:36 GMT
    Decorating your house for the holidays doesn't have to break the bank and can be affordable, even when working with an expert. "We love our home and we love to entertain and we want it to look nice andMore >>
    Decorating your house for the holidays doesn't have to break the bank and can be affordable, even when working with an expert.More >>
  • Angie's List: Check your car's brakes

    Angie's List: Check your car's brakes

    Monday, December 3 2012 4:00 PM EST2012-12-03 21:00:10 GMT
    Do your holiday travel plans include hitting the roads this season? If so, you better check if your car is ready for the trip. Brakes are a necessary part of your car and it's a scary thought to thinkMore >>
    Do your holiday travel plans include hitting the roads this season? If so, you better check if your car is ready for the trip.More >>
  • Angie's List: Bathroom updates

    Angie's List: Bathroom updates

    Monday, November 26 2012 4:25 PM EST2012-11-26 21:25:27 GMT
    Do you have a bathroom with pink tiles or a blue bathtub? Little updates like changing the grout color or refinishing your tub can provide major aesthetic improvements for significantly little money. IndianapolisMore >>
    Little updates like changing the grout color or refinishing your tub can provide major aesthetic improvements for significantly little money.More >>
  • Angie's List: Changing doctors

    Angie's List: Changing doctors

    Friday, November 23 2012 11:00 AM EST2012-11-23 16:00:29 GMT
    The relationship between doctor and patient is the most important aspect of health care. But sometimes, it's time to move on. Not every doctor-patient relationship is a good fit. For Indianapolis residentMore >>
    The relationship between doctor and patient is the most important aspect of health care. But sometimes, it's time to move on.More >>
  • Angie's List: Home appliances

    Angie's List: Home appliances

    Monday, November 19 2012 4:59 PM EST2012-11-19 21:59:13 GMT
    The busy holiday season is upon us - are your appliances ready to work overtime? Angie's List explains how to prevent appliance repair from topping your holiday wish list. We rely on our household appliancesMore >>
    The busy holiday season is upon us - are your appliances ready to work overtime? Angie's List explains how to prevent appliance repair from topping your holiday wish list.More >>
  • Angie's List: Extended auto warranties

    Angie's List: Extended auto warranties

    Monday, October 29 2012 3:26 PM EDT2012-10-29 19:26:30 GMT
    Commonly called an "extended auto warranty," it's a prepaid service contract or vehicle service plan. A service plan is separate from the original manufacturer's warranty, which is included in the priceMore >>
    Commonly called an "extended auto warranty," it's a prepaid service contract or vehicle service plan. A service plan is separate from the original manufacturer's warranty, which is included in the price of a new car.More >>
  • Angie's List: Garage doors

    Angie's List: Garage doors

    Monday, October 22 2012 4:15 PM EDT2012-10-22 20:15:36 GMT
    Having a functioning garage door is an everyday necessity, especially if your car is locked inside with no escape route. Your garage door is the largest moving object and potentially the most dangerousMore >>
    Having a functioning garage door is an everyday necessity, especially if your car is locked inside with no escape route.More >>
  • Angie's List: When to use a travel agent

    Angie's List: When to use a travel agent

    Monday, October 15 2012 1:02 PM EDT2012-10-15 17:02:25 GMT
    Travel agents are experts when it comes to providing tourism related services to the public, but how do they compare to a website? Angie's List, the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews, spokeMore >>
    Travel agents are experts when it comes to providing tourism related services to the public, but how do they compare to a website?More >>
  • Angie's List: Fall home preps

    Angie's List: Fall home preps

    Monday, October 8 2012 4:33 PM EDT2012-10-08 20:33:28 GMT
    Fall has arrived and it's a perfect time to make sure your home is ready for winter. We've entered the last season to prep for winter weather. As we personally get out the heavy coats, our homes needMore >>
    Fall has arrived and it's a perfect time to make sure your home is ready for winter.More >>
  • Angie's List: Navigating veterinarian specialty care

    Angie's List: Navigating veterinarian specialty care

    Tuesday, October 2 2012 3:57 PM EDT2012-10-02 19:57:01 GMT
    Medical specialties such as cardiology, oncology, neurology and internal medicine – once reserved for human health care - continue to expand into the realm of veterinary care. However, with specializedMore >>
    Medical specialties such as cardiology, oncology, neurology and internal medicine – once reserved for human health care - continue to expand into the realm of veterinary care. However, with specialized care come increased costs.More >>
  • Angie's List: HVAC problems

    Angie's List: HVAC problems

    Monday, September 24 2012 4:45 PM EDT2012-09-24 20:45:48 GMT
    It's a frequent scenario for many owners of multi-story homes and it's an uncomfortable one: Uneven heating and cooling between floors often leaves the upstairs more difficult to cool during the summerMore >>
    It's a frequent scenario for many owners of multi-story homes and it's an uncomfortable one: Uneven heating and cooling between floors often leaves the upstairs more difficult to cool during the summer and the downstairs harder to heat during the winter.More >>
  • Angie's List: Locksmith scams

    Angie's List: Locksmith scams

    Monday, September 17 2012 6:26 PM EDT2012-09-17 22:26:22 GMT
    For most homeowners, there are a few life events that call for the services of a locksmith: 1. When you're moving into a new home (or someone in the home is moving out) and 2. When you've accidentallyMore >>
    While most locksmiths are likely reputable contractors, a number of scams have cropped up over the years from locksmiths who offer emergency lockout services.More >>
  • Angie's List: Kitchen upgrades

    Angie's List: Kitchen upgrades

    Monday, September 10 2012 5:09 PM EDT2012-09-10 21:09:04 GMT
    Your kitchen is the heart of your home and an outdated kitchen can be a sore thumb in an otherwise beautiful house. Kitchen remodeling projects are some of the most expensive, but they do add value toMore >>
    Your kitchen is the heart of your home and an outdated kitchen can be a sore thumb in an otherwise beautiful house.More >>
  • Angie's List: Air conditioner coolant

    Angie's List: Air conditioner coolant

    Monday, August 27 2012 5:38 PM EDT2012-08-27 21:38:41 GMT
    With the extreme heat this summer, air conditioning units have been working overtime. But be warned, if you need to have coolant added to your air conditioner, it will cost you, and the price to fix thatMore >>
    With the extreme heat this summer, air conditioning units have been working overtime.More >>
  • Angie's List: Avoid wedding woes

    Angie's List: Avoid wedding woes

    Monday, August 20 2012 5:25 PM EDT2012-08-20 21:25:13 GMT
    If you've ever planned a wedding, you know how stressful and costly it can be. To help ease the stress and save you some money, your best tool is hiring the right people to be a part of the big day. "TheMore >>
    To help ease the stress and save you some money, your best tool is hiring the right people to be a part of the big day. More >>
  • Angie's List: When to remove a tree

    Angie's List: When to remove a tree

    Monday, August 6 2012 3:25 PM EDT2012-08-06 19:25:01 GMT
    Trees add beauty to the landscaping of any home. However, poorly maintained trees can die before their time, create personal safety hazards for your family and even cause property damage to your home. EachMore >>
    Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well-cared-for trees are attractive and can add up to 15 percent of value to your property. More >>
  • Angie's List: Exterior home staging

    Angie's List: Exterior home staging

    Monday, July 30 2012 5:58 PM EDT2012-07-30 21:58:08 GMT
    Home staging can help you sell your home more quickly. It's not just the look inside, the outside matters, as well. It's the first thing a potential buyer sees when they pull up to your home - the outside.More >>
    Home staging can help you sell your home more quickly. It's not just the look inside, the outside matters, as well.More >>
  • Trenchless sewer repair eliminates digging mess

    Trenchless sewer repair eliminates digging mess

    Monday, July 23 2012 4:46 PM EDT2012-07-23 20:46:53 GMT
    If your sewer pipe broke, would you know what to do? It's a project that can be quite expensive and leave your yard a mess. "Most homeowners don't think about their sewer line, but if your house is moreMore >>
    If your sewer pipe broke, would you know what to do? It's a project that can be quite expensive and leave your yard a mess.More >>
  • Angie's List: Subcontractors

    Angie's List: Subcontractors

    Monday, July 16 2012 4:23 PM EDT2012-07-16 20:23:26 GMT
    Types of Contractors · General Contractor (GC): Type of manager who is in charge of overseeing the entirety of a project. For a home remodeling job, the GC will meet with the homeowner to go over theMore >>
    When you hire a contractor to do any type of work in your home, don't be surprised to see someone else knocking on your door when it's time to perform the job.More >>
  • Angie's List: How to help your landscaping survive the drought

    Angie's List: How to help your landscaping survive the drought

    Wednesday, July 11 2012 3:12 PM EDT2012-07-11 19:12:41 GMT
    Stressed about your brown, dry lawn? Don't be. Most types of grass can make it up to six weeks without water. Watering too often can actually do more harm than good. Instead, focus on your trees. TheyMore >>
    Stressed about your brown, dry lawn? Don't be. Most types of grass can make it up to six weeks without water. Watering too often can actually do more harm than good.More >>
  • Angie's List: eco-friendly contractors

    Angie's List: eco-friendly contractors

    Monday, June 18 2012 5:36 AM EDT2012-06-18 09:36:50 GMT
    Going green doesn't just mean recycling at home. If you're hiring a contractor, you may want to think about selecting one that's eco-friendly. From new construction to major remodels, Angie's List founder,More >>
    Going green doesn't just mean recycling at home. If you're hiring a contractor, you may want to think about selecting one that's eco-friendly.More >>
  • Angie's List: Roof cleaning

    Angie's List: Roof cleaning

    Monday, June 4 2012 11:53 AM EDT2012-06-04 15:53:56 GMT
    If you're into spring cleaning, you might want to add your roof to your list. First impressions are everything and that's no different for our homes. Having great curb appeal will add value to your home,More >>
    If you're into spring cleaning, you might want to add your roof to your list.More >>
  • Angie's List: Online reviews

    Angie's List: Online reviews

    Monday, May 21 2012 1:54 PM EDT2012-05-21 17:54:00 GMT
    You can find a review on just about everything these days - from dating to home improvement – consumers are constantly sharing their opinions all over the Internet. But how do you know which reviews youMore >>
    You can find a review on just about everything these days - from dating to home improvement – consumers are constantly sharing their opinions all over the Internet. But how do you know which reviews you can trust?More >>
  • Angie's List: Dispute Resolution

    Angie's List: Dispute Resolution

    Monday, May 14 2012 2:56 PM EDT2012-05-14 18:56:06 GMT
    Paying for services rendered doesn't necessarily mean the business transaction is complete. So, what do you do if things don't go as planned with your contractor, doctor or any other service or healthMore >>
    Paying for services rendered doesn't necessarily mean the business transaction is complete. So, what do you do if things don't go as planned with your contractor, doctor or any other service or health provider.More >>
  • Angie's List: Selecting tile

    Angie's List: Selecting tile

    Monday, May 14 2012 2:54 PM EDT2012-05-14 18:54:37 GMT
    Angie's List, the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews, asked highly rated remodeling companies about the types of tile and tips for selecting the right one for you. Types of tile: CeramicMore >>
    If you're considering a home-remodeling project that will add value to your home, experts say look to the kitchen and bathrooms. Tile may be the best way to go. Click here for tile tips!More >>
  • Angie's List: Staying cool and saving money this summer

    Angie's List: Staying cool and saving money this summer

    Monday, April 30 2012 5:50 AM EDT2012-04-30 09:50:49 GMT
    It won't be long before summer is here and your air conditioner will be running full time. Just because it worked before doesn't mean it will pick up where it left off last fall, and our partners at Angie'sMore >>
    It won't be long before summer is here and your air conditioner will be running full time. Just because it worked before doesn't mean it will pick up where it left off last fall, and our partners at Angie's List have advice on what you can do now to make sure you keep cool this summer.More >>
  • Angie's List: Empowered patients

    Angie's List: Empowered patients

    Monday, April 23 2012 11:43 AM EDT2012-04-23 15:43:52 GMT
    How proactive are you about your health? It's not enough to say you advocate for your health. It's all about your actions. According to a nationwide Angie's List poll, more than 90 percent of people sayMore >>
    Despite feeling like they're empowered patients, nearly 40 percent admit to feeling rushed through appointments, saying they don't feel they have time to communicate problems with their doctor.More >>
  • Angie's List: Hire a handyman

    Angie's List: Hire a handyman

    Monday, April 16 2012 1:26 PM EDT2012-04-16 17:26:23 GMT
    If you don't have time to tackle the small repairs around your home, you could hire a handyman to help.More >>
  • Angie's List: Home Remodeling

    Angie's List: Home Remodeling

    Monday, April 16 2012 1:24 PM EDT2012-04-16 17:24:33 GMT
    If you decide the end result is worth the pain,  are some things you need to do to before hiring a contractor to do the work.More >>
  • Angie's List: Hiring a mover

    Angie's List: Hiring a mover

    Monday, April 16 2012 1:16 PM EDT2012-04-16 17:16:24 GMT
    Nearly 40 percent of Angie's List members say they encountered a problem with their most recent move, such as damage, extra fees or stolen goods.More >>
  • Angie's List: Preventing leaks and flooding in your home

    Angie's List: Preventing leaks and flooding in your home

    Monday, March 19 2012 11:50 AM EDT2012-03-19 15:50:38 GMT
    Time is of the essence when you have water coming into your house.More >>
  • Angie's List: Window cleaning

    Angie's List: Window cleaning

    Monday, March 12 2012 11:57 AM EDT2012-03-12 15:57:49 GMT
    Window cleaning benefits any house. Not only does it help make the house's appearance more aesthetically pleasing, it also helps remove grit and grime that builds up on both the inside and outside surfaces.More >>
  • Angie's List: Dealing with Home Repairs

    Angie's List: Dealing with Home Repairs

    Monday, February 27 2012 6:45 AM EST2012-02-27 11:45:45 GMT
    For some, Spring is a good time to tackle those projects that you have been meaning to get to around the house. But, experts say if you have a list, it's best to prioritize.More >>
  • Angie's List: Landscaping

    Angie's List: Landscaping

    Monday, February 20 2012 11:07 AM EST2012-02-20 16:07:43 GMT
    The unusually warm temperatures may have you wanting to get a jump start on your landscaping. But before you do, Angie's List has some advice on what you should do to add value to your home.More >>
  • Angie's List: Aesthetic improvements go a long way

    Angie's List: Aesthetic improvements go a long way

    Monday, February 13 2012 10:22 AM EST2012-02-13 15:22:49 GMT
    If you're looking for a quick and relatively cheap way to spruce up your house, painting may be the way to go.More >>
  • Angie's List: Car repair

    Angie's List: Car repair

    Wednesday, January 25 2012 9:28 AM EST2012-01-25 14:28:47 GMT
    Even though automobiles play an essential role in our daily lives, it's likely that many motorists lack the basic knowledge about how they work or what problems could arise.More >>
  • Angie's List: Snow removal

    Angie's List: Snow removal

    Snow removal is essential for safety and protection of your property. You don't want to be unprepared, especially when a big storm hits. The big question, though, is whether you want to do it yourself or hire someone to do it for you.More >>
  • Angie's List: Windows

    Angie's List: Windows

    If you're planning to stay in your home for a few more years, updating old windows with energy efficient ones is one of the best investments you can make.More >>
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