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Handyman hammers out homeowner's to-do list

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Steve Farris Handyman sealed and sanded the front door. (Photo courtesy of Barb Watts)
Steve Farris Handyman sealed and sanded the front door. (Photo courtesy of Barb Watts)

Angie's List member Barb Watts hired Steve Farris Handyman to tackle many projects, including painting her home's exterior and replacing rotted woodwork.

Homeowner says kitchen remodel worth the 5-year wait

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Kovach says the farmhouse sink is perfect for rinsing garden harvest. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Kovach)
Kovach says the farmhouse sink is perfect for rinsing garden harvest. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Kovach)

Angie's List members Jessica Kovach and Brad Ballard saved for their kitchen remodel, that included a farmhouse sink and Italian floor tiles that look like real wood planks.

10 ways to save money while landscaping your yard

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Whether you want to “do-it-yourself,” or hire a professional, there are many ways you can cut costs while undergoing a yard makeover, says Whalen. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Angela O. of Flower Mound, Texas)
Whether you want to “do-it-yourself,” or hire a professional, there are many ways you can cut costs while undergoing a yard makeover, says Whalen. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Angela O. of Flower Mound, Texas)

Your yard needs a facelift, but you don’t want to spend a fortune. Luckily, these frugal tips will help you landscape a beautiful yard on a budget!

Consumer says Wellington lawn care service performed shoddy work, cut short service

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Perfect Cut Lawn Care Solutions of Wellington.

Consumer says company hired to pressure wash house left job incomplete

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Harry Harrison says Star Painting & Power Washing didn't paint  edges inside doors to match. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Harry Harrison of Loxahatchee, Fla.)
Harry Harrison says Star Painting & Power Washing didn't paint edges inside doors to match. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Harry Harrison of Loxahatchee, Fla.)

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Star Painting & Power Washing of Stuart, Fla.

Consumer and company agree on refund for ballast replacement

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Broward Factory Service of West Palm Beach, FL.

10 crucial questions to ask your basement waterproofing contractor

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A sump pump in the basement prevents flooding
A waterproofing system is all about how much capacity the system can move, says Bird. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Sarah T. of Warrenton, VA)

Waterproofing your basement can be a costly, but worthwhile investment. Make sure you ask the right questions to hire the best contractor for the job.

Rocklin landscaper, homeowner disagree on landscaping plan

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Simple Elegance of Rocklin, California.

Sacramento plumbing, HVAC company refunds service fee

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against McDonald Plumbing, Heating & Air.

Sacramento HVAC company, consumer settle air filter dispute

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Big Mountain Heating & Air Conditioning.

3 types of pavers to upgrade your patio

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Pictures of three types of pavers: Textured pavers, smooth pavers, and tumbled pavers.
When in doubt, it is always a good idea to ask your contractor to provide you with samples of different pavers, says Browning. (Photo courtesy of Go Pavers)

Choose the perfect pavers for your patio with these inside tips. Learn the difference between paver styles and which one is right for your family’s patio.

6 tips to help you adjust to your new hearing aids

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Two hands hold two hearing aids in the shape of a heart.
It can take anywhere from 30 to 90 days for your brain to adjust to your new hearing aid, so don’t give up, says Dr. Anzola (Photo Courtesy of Ascent Audiology & Hearing )

Hearing aids can improve your life in many ways, but it can also be hard to adjust to them. Learn some tricks to fully enjoy and utilize your new hearing aids.

Summer car care tips to keep your vehicle in top shape

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A few simple preventative maintenance measures could keep your car safe from a costly breakdown, says Cooper. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Jeremy S. of Oklahoma City)
A few simple preventative maintenance measures could keep your car safe from a costly breakdown, says Cooper. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Jeremy S. of Oklahoma City)

On this episode of Chat with the Experts, we talk with Chris Cooper about tips to care for your car this summer and interview Angie's LIst CEO Bill Oesterle.

Shorewood homeowner hires contractor for door, window replacement

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Angie's List member Jesse Dercks hired HomeSealed Exteriors to replace 21 windows in his home. (Photo courtesy of Dercks)
Angie's List member Jesse Dercks hired HomeSealed Exteriors to replace 21 windows in his home. (Photo courtesy of Dercks)

Jesse Dercks hired HomeSealed Exteriors in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to install French doors and replace 21 old windows in his Shorewood, Wisconsin, home.

Mount Pleasant landscaper removes overgrown rose bushes

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Angie's List member Christine Andreasen hired DeYong’s Lawn & Landscape to remove her overgrown rose garden. (Photo courtesy of Andreasen)
Angie's List member Christine Andreasen hired DeYong’s Lawn & Landscape to remove her overgrown rose garden. (Photo courtesy of Andreasen)

Christine Andreasen hired DeYong’s Lawn & Landscape to weed and remove dead plants from her garden bed, till the soil and dig three holes for new plants.

Landscaping transforms Pompano Beach yard into envy of neighbors

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Pristine Landscapes improved the curb appeal of Bruce Mann's yard. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Bruce Mann of Pompano Beach, Fla.)
Pristine Landscapes improved the curb appeal of Bruce Mann's yard. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Bruce Mann of Pompano Beach, Fla.)

Pompano Beach landscaping company overhauled the yard for member after a recent home purchase that added curb appeal and changed the look of the home.

New roof leaves Plantation homeowner happy

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A Licensed Roofing Co. replaced Vera Ginn's roof. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Vera Ginn of Plantation, Fla.)
A Licensed Roofing Co. replaced Vera Ginn's roof. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Vera Ginn of Plantation, Fla.)

Davie roofing company performed a high-quality roofing job that restored an Angie’s List member’s faith in contractors in the South Florida area.

Can the neighbor's cats ruin your property value?

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Lawsuit says 20 cats in Chicago condo make property impossible to sell (Photo by Steven Jack)
One Chicago couple is suing a neighbor for $100,000 after they say an estimated 20 cats in the home have ruined their property values. (Photo by Steven Jack)

One Chicago couple is suing their condo neighbor over excessive cat-pee odors and allergies caused by an estimated 20 cats living below their Lakeview condo. They say they can't sell the home because of the smells.

Fall Creek Place: A model for urban revitalization

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Developers wanted to restore Fall Creek Place to its former glory. All homes must meet specific standards and stay true to the neighborhood feel. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)
Developers wanted to restore Fall Creek Place to its former glory. All homes must meet specific standards and stay true to the neighborhood feel. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)

How do you change a neighborhood riddled with abandoned homes and high crime? See how Fall Creek Place in Indianapolis made the transformation.

Tigard dog walker helps calm fearful pets

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Aunt Courtney and Family Pet Care and Dog Walking walks Angie's List member Pamela Markowitz's dogs three times a week. (Photo courtesy of Markowitz)
Aunt Courtney and Family Pet Care and Dog Walking walks Angie's List member Pamela Markowitz's dogs three times a week. (Photo courtesy of Markowitz)

Pamela Markowitz of Portland, Oregon, hires Aunt Courtney and Family Pet Care and Dog Walking for walks three times a week and for occasional pet sitting.

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