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5 things that can shorten the lifespan of your siding

Siding protects your home's interior, but a lack of attention to key elements can shorten its lifespan. One highly rated provider explains what to look out for.

How do I know if my air ducts need to be cleaned?

Dear Angie: How do I know if my air ducts need to be cleaned?

Tips for combatting a swarm of pesky fruit flies

With the harvest of fruits and vegetables in my mom's garden came a swarm of fruit flies. Here's how to eliminate the pesky swarm from your home.

8 home organization secrets from a professional

Have you often felt like you wanted (or needed) to get organized but you weren't sure where to start? One highly rated provider shares eight organizing secrets.

Should I paint the walls or finish the floor first?

When home remodeling, highly rated contractors are divided on whether you should paint or do the floors first. There are pros and cons to both.

The environmental benefits of permeable pavers

One highly rated provider explains how permeable pavers are a great solution for homeowners that want beautiful hardscapes without harming the environment.

4 easy steps to prevent mold from invading your home

Long-term exposure to certain types of toxic molds can be catastrophic. One highly rated provider shares four easy tips to prevent mold from invading your home.

How to clean a paint brush after using latex paint

The painting job is done, but how are you going to get all those paint-covered brushes clean? One highly rated provider explains how to remove the latex paint.

How much should I pay for gutter shields?

Gutter guards provide an important protection against debris backing up your gutters. Our experts explain the options and how much they cost.

Don’t flame-broil your home! How to handle kitchen fires

An Indianapolis Fire Department official and professional chef/cooking instructor offer their best advice for how to put out and deal with kitchen fires.

How to identify and avoid poison ivy

On this episode of the Angie's List Experts podcast, we talk with Angie's List senior editor Mike LaFollette about how to avoid the threat of poison ivy.

5 simple DIY home maintenance tasks

Wait! Before you call a handyman, one highly rated provider shares five simple home improvement and home maintenance tasks that any homeowner can handle.

How much mulch do I need?

There are many options to consider before buying mulch, such as the type, quality and quantity. Check out this price comparison for buying mulch in bulk and by the bag.

Will home staging help me sell my house?

Planning to sell your home? Angie Hicks talks about the benefits of hiring a professional home stager to make your house more appealing to potential buyers.

How to avoid a cankerworm infestation in your trees

In early spring, cankerworms emerge to feed on the lush new tree foliage. One highly rated provider explains how Charlotte homeowners can avoid the problem.

How to find good car insurance

Finding the right car insurance policy to fit your needs is an important process. Agents say it's a balance to find reliable insurance at the right price.

Refresh your home with these spring cleaning tips

Is your home ready for a thorough cleaning? Housecleaners share some of their best cleaning tips, and recommend cleaning products commonly found in the fridge.

Family vacation on a budget? How to maximize the fun

Highly rated travel agents offer tips to get the most out of your family vacation, including budgeting, booking flights and hiring a travel agent.

Plumber foots the bill for repair mishap, member says

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Plumber Mike’s of North Broward, Fla.

Member cites several issues with O’Fallon roof, gutter replacement

Penalty Box, Resolved or Stalemate? Find out what happened in this Angie's List complaint resolution case against Midwest Exteriors of Swansea, Ill.

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