When people talk about “hot jobs” these days, they typically think high-tech.
A warning for dog owners, a new strain of flu is affecting thousands of dogs all over the country. At least six in the Chicago area have died.
It’s every dinner host’s worst nightmare – a clogged kitchen sink.
It’s graduation season, but hosting a large gathering in a small space can be tough.
If you’re looking to save money on your home energy expenses, it may be time to go solar.
Have you ever tried to clean coffee out of your carpet? How about wine… or even blood? It’s no easy task.
A good, thick lawn always starts with a well prepped base.
Chain-link, vinyl, wood or wrought-iron… what kind of fence is right for you?
Turning your home into a backyard paradise, is easier than you would think.
You see it all the time - people parking their cars outside because their garage has too much stuff inside.
A nail, a pothole, old age – many things can cause a flat tire.
Their name implies that they’re confined to your bedroom, but bed bugs can live anywhere: hotels, offices, even movie theaters have had infestations.
You can't see it, smell it, touch it or taste it, but radon is present in the soil of all 50 states, and it could be seeping into your home.
If you're embarking on a move; do you attempt to do it on your own, or hire a professional?
Have you ever been in a traffic accident? In the U.S., there are nearly 4 million of them each year.
Recent FBI statistics reveal that nearly 9 million property crimes take place in the U. S. each year.
Bag or Bagless? How long should your vacuum cleaner last?
They used to be reserved for houses of the rich and famous, but customized closets are one of the hot-ticket items for remodelers this year. Experts say these high-end spaces do more than keep you fashion forward, they may even pay you back.
Mother Nature can wreak havoc on your roof. Heavy snowfalls, gusting winds, torrential rains and extreme temperatures all take their toll over time.
Contractors tell Angie’s List that 2015 is going to be a busy year for home improvement.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Especially if you have sensitive teeth!
About 6 million Americans popped the question on Valentine’s Day last year and this year should see more of the same kind of romance. If you or someone you know is getting down on one knee soon, or if you’re in line for fine jewelry shopping, today’s Angie’s List report is for you.
You know how nice it is to have a warm home to go to when it’s cold and nasty outside? Animals like to snuggle too. And if you’re not careful, it’ll be your house they’ll see as shelter from the cold.
If you love the look of wood flooring, there’s a new option surging in popularity you might want to consider.
New federal rules taking effect in April will make water heaters more efficient, but the regulations could mean increased product and installation costs for homeowners.
Every two seconds another American becomes a victim of identity theft.
With the cold weather, it can be easy for homeowners to slip into hibernation and forget about home maintenance.
There’s nothing like the look, feel and smell of a brand new car. Unfortunately, it doesn’t last. While it’s impossible to keep your car in flawless condition, you can make it clean and shiny again.
Bright colors, yummy smells and shiny decorations can make the holiday season magical. But if you have small kids or pets, it’s important to know the dangers lurking within all that celebrating.
In the mood for chestnuts roasted on an open fire? For many families, gathering around a crackling fireplace is a holiday tradition. But you need to take the proper precautions.
Choosing new carpet for your home is a big decision, one you’ll likely have to live with for a long time. With so many options and price points, how can you avoid regret?
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and you may be preparing your home for family and friends.
The colder weather doesn't have to mean an end to your outdoor entertaining.
Most pet owners will do anything for their furry friends, but when animals get injured or sick the price tag can be overwhelming.
It’s late at night. You’ve locked yourself out of your home or car and you’re starting to panic. You call the first locksmith you find. That’s when your night could go from bad to worse.
Everyone takes their garage door for granted, until it doesn't work, at just the wrong time.
Everyone has got to do it! But getting the house ready to usher in a new season, shouldn't be hard.
Between smartphones or smartphones, many kids are glued to screens all day long. Some are now dealing with vision problems.
It may be the best thing for people who live in the Champlain Valley.
As if getting into an accident weren't scary enough, some body shops could be taking you for a ride.
If your home seems to be running out of outlet space, maybe it's time to give your outlets a reboot.
What should you do to stay safe?
Bathroom remodeling contractor Dan Updike says many of his customers are choosing to ditch bulky tubs in favor of more luxurious showers.
Every company may have a different definition of a free estimate.
When it comes to your deck, you may want to skip the paint and stick to the stain.
Window treatments are not only stylish, but they can also provide shade from the sun.
A weekend spent working in the yard can turn into an itchy, uncomfortable nightmare, if you don’t steer clear of poisonous plants.
Most laws require that you not build, move, or significantly alter your home or building without a permit.
Sometimes being kind to your washer and dryer, will keep you from needing to call a repair service.
When something appears to be attacking the trees near your home, it's important to know when to call in professionals.