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NYC remodeler crafts master bathroom

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Photo courtesy of Giancarlo Villanella
Photo courtesy of Giancarlo Villanella

Morello Contracting Inc., a highly rated Garden City, N.Y. company, installs a stunning new bathroom.

Chicago house cleaners explain pricing methods

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Cleaning rates will vary depending on the size of your home and the type of service you prefer. (Photo by Elizabeth McQuern)
Cleaning rates will vary depending on the size of your home and the type of service you prefer. (Photo by Elizabeth McQuern)

Three highly rated house cleaning companies from the Chicago area explain how they quote a typical job.

Customer seriously impressed with roofing company

Angie's List member finds a roofing company in Temple Hills, Md. that she can rely on for all roofing needs.

Newtonville roof work results in customer complaint

A client of Western Construction Inc. claims to have gotten the wrong price after an estimate.

Customer finds reliable plumber in Silver Spring

Angie's List member continues to have positive experiences with a Silver Spring, Md. plumber.

City of Boston helps residents beat heat

Check out these hotlines to stay safe as temperatures rise.

How to reroute pipes laid in a concrete slab

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Know where plumbing can be routed through slab foundations before attempting.
Know where plumbing can be routed through slab foundations before attempting.

Moving, fixing or rerouting pipes laid in concrete slab presents a complex plumbing problem - highly rated NYC-area plumbers weigh in.

Do Chicago house cleaners screen potential employees?

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Check to see if a company does employee screenings before hiring a house cleaner. ( Photo courtesy of Carlos Sabater )
Check to see if a company does employee screenings before hiring a house cleaner. ( Photo courtesy of Carlos Sabater )

Two highly rated house cleaning companies in Chicago explain how they screen potential employees.

Boston plumber looks out for lead

The danger of lead in your water remains a threat to New England homeowners.

Concrete, asphalt great driveway options for D.C. area

Consider these facts to help you decide between asphalt or concrete for your driveway.

Tax credits give Chicago homeowners incentive to reduce energy costs

Homeowners can receive federal tax credits for making eco-friendly improvements.

Make the most of your small closet

Follow these tips to make the best of your small bathroom, hall and bedroom closets.

Advice from a NYC furniture assembly service

Highly rated NYC-area furniture assembler offers his tips for taking the DIY out of flat-pack furniture.

Tips to avoid septic backup in your Chicago home

Flushing the wrong items down the toilet can lead to big problems for a homeowner.

7 tips for Chicago auction shopping

Auctions provide a unique alternative to traditional shopping. Here are some tips to consider before heading to a Chicago auction.

8 reasons to hire a Chicago real estate agent

Confused about buying a home in Chicago? Here are eight reasons why it's important to hire a professional real estate agent.

Should you buy a warranty with your new TV?

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Be sure to know what warranty comes with your new TV purchase before purchasing another one. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Dianne M. of Indianapolis)
Be sure to know what warranty comes with your new TV purchase before purchasing another one. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Dianne M. of Indianapolis)

If you're shopping for a new TV, learn more about extended warranties.

9 tips for equipment rentals

Looking to rent a power tool or piece of heavy equipment for your DIY project? Check up on these nine tips first.

5 essentials for hiring a NYC handyman

Learn about the license verification and research that's absolutely necessary before hiring a NYC-area handyman.

Cost saving steps for your HVAC unit

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Maintenance on your air conditioning unit can save money on utility bills and help extend the unit's lifespan. (Photo courtesy of 	D. Bruce Brown)
Maintenance on your air conditioning unit can save money on utility bills and help extend the unit's lifespan. (Photo courtesy of D. Bruce Brown)

Learn more about the preventive maintenance and pro-active behaviors you can employ to give your system a longer life and lower operating costs.

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