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Recycle leaf waste for healthier plants

Gardening writer C.L. Fornari focuses on the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. She gives advice on how you can put your bags of fallen leaves to good use as organic fertilizer.Recycle leaf waste for healthier plants. 

Fall lettuce a tasty treat for Southeast gardeners

Ellen Goff, a gardening writer for Angie’s List, gives tips on growing cool-weather greens in your Southeast landscape.

Plant bulbs in fall for great color in spring

Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, editor of Indiana Living Green magazine, director of the Garden Writers Association and gardening columnist for Angie’s List Magazine gives tips on planting bulbs during the early fall for best results in the spring.

Techno-Tile is an old world master

Tampa homeowner Stefani MacKenzie says, Techno-Tile overhauled her bathroom by replacing tile and wallboard.

Dunedin Screening offers prompt service

Tampa homeowner Paul Soiderer says, "When I came home, the screens had been replaced perfectly, and there was no trash, scraps or any sign a worker had ever been in the area."

Customer claims mulch work doesn't cover contract

A Powell, Ohio, customer claims A Reliable Mowing Landscaping Contracting did little to deliver the promised amount of mulch. 

How to Clean Clogged Drains so Your Pipes Run Clear - Angieslist

Drain clogs often require the assistance of a professional to clear the blockage. But there are plenty of ways homeowners work to remove a clog on their own – and prevent one from happening.

Handyman helps check off list of repairs

Dublin, Ohio, customer said Your Handyman was "prompt and a pleasure to work with" in completing a long list of house chores.

Medical pricing a mystery even to the experts

Cost for health care is confusing for the consumer and medical professionals aren't much clearer on the system.

Prices can vary wildly for medical procedures

Sometimes the same service in the same city has a wide range of prices. Here are a few examples.

Continual errors allegedly wreck remodeling work

Displeased with much of the service, a Pickerington, Ohio., member asks for a warranty and tax credit papers with no strings attached. 

Driveway seal paves over tensions

A Columbus, Ohio, company returns to add an additional coat to an asphalt driveway that wasn't done to a customer's satisfaction.

Action Lock & Safe works around remodel

Action came to the rescue when Tampa homeowner Randy Jaudon discovered a previous contractor had kept a copy of his house key. "They came out the day of our phone call and re-keyed the locks."

Patron alleges poor work, tardiness on patio project

A Columbus, Ohio, customer claims JCom Landscaping moved slow on putting in a patio and didn't do the job properly.

The Garden Gnome works nonstop

Tampa homeowners Chris and Conni Canedy say, "Owner Chip Offers listened to our objectives and delivered a great design."

Client claims window treatment firm's trip charge is shady

A $75 service call is disputed as a Columbus, Ohio, customer is charged without having any repairs made.

Coachman Automotive handles difficult battery installation

Tampa homeowner Susan Jordan says, "They took care in doing the job right and explaining to me what was happening throughout the process. I was very relieved they were able to do the work in a short time, since I didn't have an appointment."

J. Carroll Air Conditioning saves customer $10,000

Tampa homeowner Laura Sympson says, "Jeff immediately found the problems - bad connections and a worn-out compressor. He checked every vent and filter in the house, and now the air works great!"

A Arnie's shows up on a Saturday morning!

Tampa homeowner Carmen Larimore says A Arnie's Dependable Appliance Repair Service rescued her broken refrigerator on a Saturday morning. "Their worker arrived exactly on time, went right to work, and had the refrigerator back up and running within an hour."

Protect your home with security services

Not all property crime can be prevented, but there are things you can do to lower your risk.