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Changing Light Bulbs

Changing Light Bulbs

| January 29, 2014

Say goodbye to your old light bulbs. The 2007 Energy Law has mandated that manufacturers must start making incandescent light bulbs at least 27 percent more efficient by 2014. In 2012, manufacturers started phasing out 100-watt incandescent bulbs, followed by 75-watt bulbs in in 2013 and 40 and 60-watt bulbs in 2014. In this week’s […]

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Bad Contractors

Bad Contractors

| December 30, 2013

No one sets out to hire a bad contractor. And yet, homeowners in the midst of remodeling or building projects do it every day. So what can you do if a contractor takes your money and runs or just fails to show up? In today’s Angie’s List report, we outline your options. James Van Gorder/Homeowner: […]

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Angie’s List – Holiday Decorating

Angie’s List – Holiday Decorating

| December 10, 2013

It’s time to pull out your holiday decorations to deck the halls and trim the tree. Part of the holiday fun is pulling out old decorations that may have been handed down through generations or are keepsakes from friends and family. But we’ve all got that box of decorations that are just plain old. You […]

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Angie’s List – Hiring a Contractor

Angie’s List – Hiring a Contractor

| October 14, 2013

Your house is your biggest asset so you should do as much as you can to avoid a hiring disaster.┬áIn this week’s Angie’s List report, why the questions you ask are important when hiring a contractor. Gordon Welt enjoys the deck he had installed over the summer. But he did a lot of work before […]

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Upgrading Your Furnace

Upgrading Your Furnace

| October 7, 2013

The average family spends at least $2,000 a year on energy bills 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 – tax credits for qualifying products expire at the end of the […]

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