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How Do I Remove Wallpaper?

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When removing wallpaper, it is important to cover all flooring and move any furniture to the center of the room, says Cavagnaro. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Barbara B. of Syracuse, New York)
When removing wallpaper, it is important to cover all flooring and move any furniture to the center of the room, says Cavagnaro. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Barbara B. of Syracuse, New York)

Removing wallpaper from the walls in your home is no easy task. One highly rated provider shares five helpful steps to make the whole process easier.

10 Tips for Moving With Pets

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If you have an animal that dislikes traveling, your vet can suggest behavior modification techniques or medication that can make traveling less stressful, says McHolm. (Photo courtesy of NorthStar Moving Company)
If you have an animal that dislikes traveling, your vet can suggest behavior modification techniques or medication that can make traveling less stressful, says McHolm. (Photo courtesy of NorthStar Moving Company)

A move can be stressful not just for you, but also for your pets. Make the transition smooth for the furred family members with these simple tips.

The Angie's List Call Center: Talk to a Live Person!

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Angie's List has a call center staffed with live representatives ready to take your call. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)
Angie's List has a call center staffed with live representatives ready to take your call. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)

Want to contact Angie's List? The review site has a call center staffed with customer service reps ready to help you find a service provider or a local deal!

Bathroom Builder Makes a Believer Out of Atlanta Homeowner

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Angie's List member Mayene R. of Atlanta says she's found her go-to contractor after Leading Home Innovations completed this kitchen remodel. (Photo courtesy of member)
Angie's List member Mayene R. of Atlanta says she's found her go-to contractor after Leading Home Innovations completed this kitchen remodel. (Photo courtesy of member)

Leading Home Innovations in Atlanta impressed Angie's List member Mayene R. with its work on her $43,000 kitchen and bath remodel for her Atlanta home.

Company Upholsters Furniture after Vendor Falls Through

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Bahama Upholstering upholstered two barrel chairs and a chaise for Angie's List member Todd M. of Miromar Lakes, Florida. (Photo courtesy of member)
Bahama Upholstering upholstered two barrel chairs and a chaise for Angie's List member Todd M. of Miromar Lakes, Florida. (Photo courtesy of member)

Bahama Upholstering expedited the work on Todd M.'s barrel chairs and chaise after realizing he'd have little furniture after a move to Miromar Lakes, Florida.

Contractor Works Around Space Restrictions While Designing New Kitchen

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Full Circle Cabinetry By Design created a new kitchen layout for Angie's List member Tom Q. (Photo courtesy of member)
Full Circle Cabinetry By Design created a new kitchen layout for Angie's List member Tom Q. (Photo courtesy of member)

Full Circle Cabinetry By Design in Fort Myers, Florida, designed a kitchen and replaced cabinets and countertops for Angie's List member Tom Q.

What You Should Know Before Calling a Moving Company

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Movers will want to know how many boxes you have and what is in the boxes, says Chila. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Marisa R. of Cottage Grove, Minnesota)
Movers will want to know how many boxes you have and what is in the boxes, says Chila. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Marisa R. of Cottage Grove, Minnesota)

Your call to the moving company will go quicker and involve less frustration if you have this information ready to go before you pick up the phone.

Best Time to See Fall Foliage on the Blue Ridge Parkway? N.C. Travel Agent Advises

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The window of opportunity to see the best autumn colors before all the tree leaves fall is short. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Cindy M.)
The window of opportunity to see the best autumn colors before all the tree leaves fall is short. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Cindy M.)

Autumn is one of the best times to visit the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. By air, train, bike or zipline, anyone can enjoy the brilliant fall colors.

Painter Leaves 1910 Bungalow Better Than Ever

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Fresh paint brought this 1910 bungalow back to life. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Mark D. of Roeland Park, Kansas)
Fresh paint brought this 1910 bungalow back to life. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Mark D. of Roeland Park, Kansas)

Though this Kansas City-area homeowner says he was very particular about his exterior paint job, the exterior painting contractor he hired didn’t disappoint.

The Importance of a Clean Air Filter

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The higher the MERV rating, the more particles the filter is going to prevent from returning to the air you and your family breathe inside your house, says Hubbert. (Photo courtesy of Champion AC)
The higher the MERV rating, the more particles the filter is going to prevent from returning to the air you and your family breathe inside your house, says Hubbert. (Photo courtesy of Champion AC)

Your air filter is big determining factor of how well your heating and air conditioning system can run. Change your filters regularly for peak performance.

Remodeler Blends Old Features With New on Kitchen

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The contractor tore everything out of this kitchen, but preserved the bamboo flooring. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Susan D. of Liberty, Missouri)
The contractor tore everything out of this kitchen, but preserved the bamboo flooring. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Susan D. of Liberty, Missouri)

When this Kansas City-area homeowner needed advice along with a quote for her kitchen remodeling project, she found Karl Ross Construction on the List to help.

Landscaper Installs Dry River Bed as Part of Backyard Project

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Anything Sprinkler enlarged a patio and did other work for Angie's List member Sharon S. of Albuquerque, N.M. (Photo courtesy of member)
Anything Sprinkler enlarged a patio and did other work for Angie's List member Sharon S. of Albuquerque, N.M. (Photo courtesy of member)

Anything Sprinkler of Albuquerque, New Mexico, removed grass, added gravel, enlarged a patio, installed irrigation and placed stepping stones.

Contractor Adds Shade Structure With Decorative Concrete to Backyard

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Groff Lumber Company built a shade structure in the backyard of Angie's List member Bryan B.'s home. (Photo courtesy of member)
Groff Lumber Company built a shade structure in the backyard of Angie's List member Bryan B.'s home. (Photo courtesy of member)

Groff Lumber Company built a shaded structure for Angie's List member Bryan B. of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The structure is wooden and has a stamped concrete floor.

3 Ways to Save Money with an Energy Diet

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If turning down the AC makes things a little warm for you, don’t forget that ceiling fans can drop the wind chill in a room, says Hubbert. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Tony M.)
If turning down the AC makes things a little warm for you, don’t forget that ceiling fans can drop the wind chill in a room, says Hubbert. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Tony M.)

Cut back on your energy use, not cake, to lighten your utility bills and keep your bank account balance nice and fat with these simple tips for saving energy.

Tips for Long-Term Car Storage

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Storage units protect your car from the elements and are a good place to store classic cars in the winter. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member William S., of Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Storage units protect your car from the elements and are a good place to store classic cars in the winter. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member William S., of Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Long-term car storage is a good option for owners of classic cars or those leaving town for the winter. Here are some costs and benefits of vehicle storage.

What Does SEER Mean?

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The air conditioning industry has made tremendous strides in efficiency in the past decade. These days, the minimum SEER is 13, says Hubbert. (Photo courtesy of Champion AC)
The air conditioning industry has made tremendous strides in efficiency in the past decade. These days, the minimum SEER is 13, says Hubbert. (Photo courtesy of Champion AC)

SEER is a term you’ll hear over and over again when shopping for a new air conditioning system. Find out what it means and why it should matter to you.

3 Benefits of Having Soft Water

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You'll notice the difference in your skin, clothes and dishes right away when you switch to soft water, says Knippa. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member David L. of Las Vegas)
You'll notice the difference in your skin, clothes and dishes right away when you switch to soft water, says Knippa. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member David L. of Las Vegas)

Softening your water can bring with it a whole host of benefits, but here are three things you’ll notice improving right away when you make the switch.

Tips about DIY Garage Door Maintenance

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If you're not sure what you're doing, it's best to let a pro handle repair, adjustment or replacement of garage door springs. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Steve E. of Cerritos, California)
If you're not sure what you're doing, it's best to let a pro handle repair, adjustment or replacement of garage door springs. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Steve E. of Cerritos, California)

Want your garage door to work smoothly, quietly and safely? Have it inspected periodically. Want to DIY some of the work? Be sure to follow this expert advice.

Infographic: Kitchen Safety - Spot the Fire Hazards

Kitchen fires may seem like a distant concern, but they're actually the leading cause of home fire. Learn to better spot a kitchen fire hazard.

Indianapolis Exterminator Lists Top 5 Worst Pest Infestations

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Muir says bees in swarms, like this one, behave more aggresively than usual. (Photo by Wendy B., Miami, Florida)

An Indianapolis exterminator lists his top 5 creepiest jobs. Read how the pest control pro encounters mice, rats, bed bugs, Africanized bees, ladybugs and more.

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