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Home Buying Challenges

| February 3, 2014

Buying a home is an exciting adventure, but it can quickly turn to heartache. Our partners at Angie’s List warn, before you fall in love with a home, line up a team of reputable professionals that will work for you. Brenda Payne/Homeowner: “It’s been an emotional roller coaster. I’ve had days of crying and then […]

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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

| 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

| 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

| 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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