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Tips to create the perfect home gym

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Once you decide on a space for your home gym, there are considerations to be made for equipment, and how large the gym can be, says Pillow. (Photo courtesy of Moss Building & Design)
Once you decide on a space for your home gym, there are considerations to be made for equipment, and how large the gym can be, says Pillow. (Photo courtesy of Moss Building & Design)

Working out is great for your mental and physical health. Making room for a home gym is an easy way to make sure you fit in regular exercise.

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Official Rules for the Angie's List Experts Spring 2014 Article Contest. Here you'll find rules and information on how to enter the contest, prizes and other relevant information.

Homeowner says Miami remodeler increases prices, works slowly

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Maurette Construction in Miami, Florida.

Pompano Beach fence company left gap, homeowner says

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Coconut Creek Fence in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Fort Lauderdale homeowner, company patch up lawn problems

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Hulett Environmental Services in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

How to prepare your child with hearing loss for back to school success

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If it’s possible, periodically volunteer to help in the classroom and on field trips to see how your hearing impaired child interacts, says Pilson. (Photo by Chris Liphart)
If it’s possible, periodically volunteer to help in the classroom and on field trips to see how your hearing impaired child interacts, says Pilson. (Photo by Chris Liphart)

Returning to school requires a lot of planning and adjustment. Help your hearing impaired child succeed with these tips to keep them safe and well-cared for.

Simple landscaping tips to spruce up any lawn

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There's no bad time to start a landscaping project as long as your design plans are in place, says Carlson. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Christine B. of Columbus, Ohio)
There's no bad time to start a landscaping project as long as your design plans are in place, says Carlson. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Christine B. of Columbus, Ohio)

On this episode of Chat with the Experts, we talk with Marta Carlson of Professional Grounds about simple landscaping tips to spruce up any area of your yard.

Temecula contractor mixes the perfect stain to finish cabinets

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A Temecula, California cabinetmaker gives homeowner's kitchen an updated look with newly stained cabinets. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Justin W. of Carlsbad, California)
A Temecula, California cabinetmaker gives homeowner's kitchen an updated look with newly stained cabinets. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Justin W. of Carlsbad, California)

Carlsbad homeowner says cabinet finisher's expertise in staining cabinets was key to getting the finished look he wanted on his kitchen and bathroom cabinets.

Replacement garage doors with windows brighten garage

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Homeowner says garage doors' built-in windows provide much wanted natural light.  (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member E. C. of Valley Center, Calif.)
Homeowner says garage doors' built-in windows provide much wanted natural light. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member E. C. of Valley Center, Calif.)

Valley Center homeowner gets the natural light he wants in his garage by replacing the solid garage doors with garage doors that have windows.

Newly built Las Vegas pool includes waterfall feature, fire bowls

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The Las Vegas couple fell in love with the geometric pool design. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Steven K. in Las Vegas)
The Las Vegas couple fell in love with the geometric pool design. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Steven K. in Las Vegas)

Las Vegas resident says local pool company made a splash with geometric pool design and over-the-top features, and delivered with swimming results.

Royal Flush Concrete rocks wall repair

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Royal Flush Concrete removed signage and re-stuccoed a wall for homeowners in Las Vegas. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Linda S. in Las Vegas)
Royal Flush Concrete removed signage and re-stuccoed a wall for homeowners in Las Vegas. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Linda S. in Las Vegas)

Las Vegas homeowner says no barrier could keep the local company from doing a stellar wall repair; not even a stop sign could halt its progress.

Consumer and car detailing company agree on refund

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Discount Mobile Detailing of Arlington, Va.

Consumer says Gainesville contractor incorrectly laid asphalt millings on driveway

Penalty Box, Resolved, Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Superior Asphalt & Sealcoating, Gainesville, Va

What extra fees should I expect when buying a new or used car?

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The cost of a car is more than the sticker price. Extra fees add up at the end. (Photo contributed by Angie's List member Danielle J., of Worthington, Ohio)
The cost of a car is more than the sticker price. Extra fees add up at the end. (Photo contributed by Angie's List member Danielle J., of Worthington, Ohio)

When you're buying a used car, you'll end up paying more than the sticker price. Automotive experts discuss some of the additional fees to expect.

Cleaning house after a cigarette smoker moves out

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Cigarette smoke permeates porous surfaces, including carpet, drapes, furniture and walls. Your cleaning plan will depend on the extent of the smoker's habit. (Photo by Steve Mitchell)
Cigarette smoke permeates porous surfaces, including carpet, drapes, furniture and walls. Your cleaning plan will depend on the extent of the smoker's habit. (Photo by Steve Mitchell)

Removing cigarette smoke smell and nicotine stains isn't an easy task. Depending on the extent of the smoker's habit, your best approach will vary.

Gurnee interior designer keeps project on track

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Consider hiring an interior designer to oversee a multi-room renovation that will require a number of contractors to complete the work. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member J. Z. of Lake County, Illinois)
Consider hiring an interior designer to oversee a multi-room renovation that will require a number of contractors to complete the work. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member J. Z. of Lake County, Illinois)

Homeowner says she relied on Gurnee, Illinois designer to work with contractors, choose materials and decorate during a year long renovation project.

Chicago painting crew impresses ardent DIYer

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Edward D. says R & R Custom Painting was generous with the paint used on his house and meticulous in their methods. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Edward D. of Bolingbrook, Illinois)
Edward D. says R & R Custom Painting was generous with the paint used on his house and meticulous in their methods. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Edward D. of Bolingbrook, Illinois)

A Plainfield Illinois homeowner says the paint contractor’s meticulous job painting the exterior of this home finally painted his home was worth the expense.

Solar panels reduce Torrance homeowner’s energy costs

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Angie's List member Tod Gentille hired Ameco Solar in Paramount, California, to install a solar power system. (Photo courtesy of member)
Angie's List member Tod Gentille hired Ameco Solar in Paramount, California, to install a solar power system. (Photo courtesy of member)

To save money on his electric bill and be more environmentally friendly, Angie's List member Tod Gentille hired Ameco Solar to install a solar power system.

Consumer says Vienna remodeler incorrectly installed floor tiles

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Discount Mobile Detailing of Arlington, Va.

Company installs cover over patio, French doors

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Angie's List member Kim L. of Burbank, Calif., hired Vinyl Concepts to build a cover over her French doors. (Photo courtesy of member)
Angie's List member Kim L. of Burbank, Calif., hired Vinyl Concepts to build a cover over her French doors. (Photo courtesy of member)

Angie's List member Kim L. of Burbank, California, hired Vinyl Concepts in Newbury Park, California, to install a vinyl cover over her patio and French doors.

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