|Angie's List Report: Home Inspections
Most folks know when you're buying a home it's a good idea to get a home inspection.
But how about the importance of taking a final walk-through before closing?
How they both can benefit you, the buyer in this Angie's List report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Avoiding DIY Diasasters
Planning a home improvement project this year? If so, you're not alone.
Experts say some 43-million homeowners a year attempt a do-it-yourself project and an estimated one in five suffers an injury.
How to avoid a D-I-Y gone B-A-D in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Home Buying Headaches
Buying a home is an exciting adventure, but it can quickly turn to heartache.
Our partners at Angie's List say before you fall in love with a home, line up a team of reputable professionals that will work for you.
More in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Jewelry Appraisals
Whether you're hoping for something sparkly this Valentine's Day or you're planning to give a little bling...
That gift is an investment you'll want to protect.
How jewelry appraisals work in this Angie's List Report.
|Angie's List Report: Buying a New Mattress
If getting a good night's sleep is your dream - it may be time to invest in a new bed.
But with so many options out there, buying a new mattress can be confusing.
We put the top mattress myths to bed in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Wallpaper
After fading from popularity decades ago, wallpaper is making a comeback.
But it's nothing like what you remember seeing in your grandma's kitchen.
How wallpaper can change the look and feel of a room in this Angie's List Report.
|Angie's List Report: What to Do if You Hired a Bad Contractor
No one sets out to hire a bad contractor.
And yet, homeowners in the midst of remodeling or building projects do it every day.
Here's what can you do if a contractor takes your money and runs or just fails to show up.
That's the topic of our Angie's List report. Video
|Angie's List Report: New Lightbulbs
The 2007 Energy Law mandated that manufacturers must start making incandescent light bulbs at least 27 percent more efficient by this year.
That's why you won't be able to buy 40- and 60-watt bulbs once they're gone from store shelves.
What the change means for you in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Choosing a Health Care Plan
It's a season many people dread - it can be confusing, boring and time consuming.
For many, open enrollment season is in full swing and the information overload can be overwhelming.
It pays to be proactive when choosing your health plan.
Tips in this Angie's List Report.
|Angie's List Report: Home Energy Efficiency
The year nears its end, 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 31st, you could be eligible for a federal tax credit.
Details in this Angie's List Report.
|Angie's List Report: Hiring a House Cleaner for the Holidays
The holidays are a time for fun and family, but there's a lot of prep work to be done around the home before your guests arrive.
Keeping your house clean during this time of year can be a monumental task.
How a house cleaner can help in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Digitizing Your Old Photos and Movies
Today it's easy to share and enjoy the digital pictures and videos we take.
But what about your pictures filed away in photo albums or the home movies sitting in a box?
Specialized companies can organize and digitize your memories.
Details in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Cleaning Your Home's Gutters
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.
Why you shouldn't ignore your gutters or downspouts in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Hiring a Contractor
Your house is your biggest asset so the experts say you should do as much as you can to avoid a hiring disaster.
Why the questions you ask are important when hiring a contractor in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Buying a Refrigerator
If your refrigerator is performing poorly - it may be on the fritz.
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.
What to consider when buying a refrigerator in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Hiring a Pet Sitter
For many of us, we take time off and travel for the holidays to visit family and friends.
But what happens if you can't take Fido along on your journey?
How a pet sitter can help in this Angie's List report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Upgrading Your Furnace
The average family spends at least $2,000 a year on energy bills.
That's according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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 details in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Home Siding Options
Whether you're trying to sell your home or you're planning to stay put, replacing old or damaged siding is a good investment.
We have tips on replacement siding in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Air Duct Cleaning
There could be value in cleaning your home's air ducts.
But there are some tips to keep in mind before you make the decision.
Details in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Adding Trees to your Landscaping
Adding trees to your landscape can help beautify your home.
But it does involve some careful planning.
What you need to know about selecting and planting a tree in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Spotting Plumbing Leaks
Have you ever received a water bill that seemed unusually high?
The reason for such a drastic increase is usually a leak somewhere.
There are tips to help you spot a leak. Video
|Angie's List Report: Garage Organization
The garage ranks as one the most disorganized rooms in the house according to Angie's List.
That clutter may be costing you more than just space...
Have you ever bought a duplicate item just because you couldn't find it?
How to organize your garage in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Pet Fence Systems
When you feel dog-tired, the last thing you want to do is take Fido for a stroll.
So you may want to consider pet fence systems.
They make it possible to throw open the back door and let your pet walk himself. Video
|Angie's List Report: Cell Phone Repair or Replace?
If you're like most people, your cell phone is within reach at all times - morning, noon and night.
But with all that usage, your phone is more likely to suffer some damage.
When it pays to consider repairing your cell phone instead of replacing it in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Taking Care of Your Car's Appearance
Driving around in a clean, shiny car is great- especially on a warm summer day.
We have tips about why maintaining your car's exterior and interior are important. Video
|Angie's List Report: Finding Quality Child Care
Choosing a child care provider is a big decision.
You want your children to be safe and secure when you're not around. Video
|Angie's List Report: Remodeling to Create Space
Are you looking for more room in your home to accommodate your family?
One of the most common reasons to remodel a home is to create more space.
How to maximize and make the space work for you in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Patio or Deck?
During the summer, both a deck and a patio can provide an outdoor extension of your living space.
But subtle differences between the two might make one better for your needs than another. Video
|Angie's List Report: Swimming Pools
It cools you off during the dog days of summer, and can your go-to-spot for family fun...
But a pool can be a lot of work, too.
What you need to know about pools before taking the plunge in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Pet Dental Care
You wouldn't go days without brushing your teeth or years without getting a dental checkup.
Well, your pet shouldn't either.
Why dental care is important for your furry friend in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Lawncare Tips
The quest for a lush, green lawn takes a lot of work and involves more than just mowing.
But there is a way to treat your lawn without getting mowed down. Video
|Angie's List Report: All About Home Generators
You never know when the power might go out, especially during severe weather.
So a home generator can be a good option. Video
|Angie's List Report: When to Get Your Oil Changed
Does your car need an oil change every 3,000, 5,000 or 7,000 miles?
The experts say it often depends on several different factors. Video
|Angies List Report: Preventing Dryer Fires
Does your clothes dryer take one or more cycles to dry clothes?
Does it get hot to the touch?
If you answered yes to one of more of those questions, ask yourself this: When was the last time you had your dryer vents cleaned? Video
|Angie's List Report: Check Your Attic Insulation
Earth Day is next week.
A great way to celebrate is by making your home more energy efficient.
If you want to cut your home's energy costs - take a look in your attic.
More in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Hiring a Handy Man
It's 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.
A handyman can help with your projects around the house. Video
|Angie's List Report: 4 Signs of a Leaky Roof
April showers may bring May flowers, but they could also cause leaks to your home.
Now is the time to get your roof checked out to ensure a dry home this summer.
We have four signs of a leaky roof in this Angie's List Report.
|Angie's List Report: Used to New
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 on your old one were sunk in?
We have tips to make your old items new again in this Angie's List Report. Video
|Angie's List Report: Tips to Sell Your Home
Selling a home can be a big task for any homeowner.
Details like home staging, photos and your real estate agent can really impact how much your home sells for and how quickly it sells.
We have tips to sell your home quickly in this Angie's List Report. Video