Animal Removal Service

Animal removal

Animals are opportunists. Once they get access to an attic, they make themselves at home. Getting them to move out, and stay out, may require the services of an animal removal professional.

Animal removal hero answers call of the wild

Former paratrooper Gregg Granger, owner of Wildlife Ranger in Orlando, Florida, removes bats, traps raccoons and other animals that ruffle customers’ feathers.

Signs that your home is infested with rats or mice

Rats are active pests all year round and can cause serious problems in your home. One highly rated provider explains how to tell if your home is infested.

Help! Woodpeckers are leaving holes in my siding

What’s that sound? Woodpeckers can be more than a nuisance to your ears. One highly rated provider explains how to keep them from damaging your home.

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Polishing Service

Bamboo Flooring and more Green Flooring Options

Sustainable, beautiful green flooring options are available for every room in your home, in a variety of materials, including cork, bamboo and recycled glass.

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Floor Cleaner

Floor cleaning

Preserving the floors in your home takes a consistent approach to cleaning. Knowing the right way to handle each type of flooring and the materials needed to clean decreases the chance for damage.

How to care for your hardwood floor

Hardwood floors can add class and style to homes, but caring for your wood floors properly is an integral part to keeping them looking nice for years to come.

How to keep a tile floor clean

Many homes feature tile floors because tile is attractive and more durable than other flooring options. In order to maintain the appearance of tile flooring, it's important to keep it clean. Try these cleaning tips to keep your tile looking like new.

Grout work and tile cleaning amaze homeowners

Customers say their floor looks brand new and were impressed by the contractor's professionalism and commitment to customer satisfaction.

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Mini Blind Cleaners

The benefits of ultra-sonic cleaning for your blinds or window treatments

Ultra-sonic cleaning for your home's blinds or window treatments can help combat the dust and grime that tends to build up over time.

Charlotte HVAC, homeowner resolve billing issue

Charlotte HVAC complaint | Homeowner claims she was billed incorrectly. Contractor resolves the issue.

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Duct Cleaning Service

Cleaning dryer vents

A clogged dryer vent not only means your appliance isn't operating at its peak efficiency, it also poses a safety risk in the form of potential fires. Learn more about how to spot a clogged dryer vent, how to clean a dryer vent yourself and practical advice for hiring a dryer vent-cleaning service.

Dryer vent cleaners warn of home fires

Have you cleaned your dryer vent lately? Cleaning pros say clogged dryer vents cause thousands of house fire each year. See how to protect your home.

4 common dryer vent cleaning questions

One highly rated provider answers common questions associated with dryer vent cleaning and explains the benefits that this service can provide.

How to avoid a dryer fire

More than 15,000 house fires start due to faulty or clogged clothes dryers, according the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A highly rated Boise dryer vent cleaning company explains how to lower your risk of a dryer fire.

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Carpet Cleaner

Carpet cleaning

A homeowner's guide on carpet cleaning, including the different methods, how to hire a professional carpet cleaner and how often it should be done.

Which carpet cleaning method is best for my floor?

Is your carpet looking a little dirty? Before you rent a machine, one highly rated breaks down the pros and cons of five different carpet cleaning methods.

Do you REALLY need those carpet cleaning extras?

Sometimes a standard cleaning is enough to remove dirt and order from carpets, but dye-based stains and pet urine usually require upgraded services.

Is carpet protection worth it?

Professional carpet cleaners offer advice on when to apply liquid carpet protection, like Scotchgard or Teflon, and how it works.

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Biohazard Cleanup

Help! I spilled mercury on my carpet

Do you know what to do if mercury or a different hazardous substance spills in your home? Angie Hicks provides tips for removing mercury from carpet.

What should I do if mercury spills in my house?

You need to take immediate action if mercury spills in your home. Get tips for cleaning mercury from carpet, and learn what to do in the event of a major spill.

Biohazard remediation: When to make the call

Biohazard remediation professionals specialize in the safe removal of biohazardous waste, often from the scene of a crime, animal infestation or accident.

Worst Dallas-Fort Worth Contractors of 2012

Angie's List names the Worst Dallas-Fort Worth Contractors of 2012.

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Drapery Cleaner

Drapery & blind cleaning

Drapes add a strong element of decor to any room, but it's important to understand the specific care required to handle the work of cleaning drapery. Whether you choose to do it yourself or hire a professional for the task, understand the benefits of drapery cleaning.

How to effectively use window treatments

Professionals give tips on choosing the best kind of drapery to accentuate a room.

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Rug Cleaning Service

Oriental rug care

Oriental rugs add grace and elegance to any room. Unlike carpeting, oriental rugs are all but indestructible. With a little basic oriental rug care, your cherished rug should last for decades.

2 mistakes every oriental rug owner should avoid

For many homeowners, owning an oriental rug can be a rewarding experience, but there are some mistakes to avoid. One highly rated provider explains.

3 tips to properly clean and care for your oriental rug

Knowing how to properly care for your oriental rug is an essential aspect in ensuring the beauty and value. One highly rated provider shares three helpful tips.

Cleaning your Oriental rugs requires the right touch

Your valuable, handmade Oriental rugs respond differently to various cleaning methods. Never entrust just anyone to clean your high-end rug.

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Cleaning Service

House cleaning

Keeping your house clean is an increasingly challenging task for families in which everyone is busy. Here are tips on how to get the chores done efficiently yourself, or how to hire a good housecleaning service to do the heavy lifting for you.

Ask Angie: What to expect from a house cleaning service

It’s wonderful to walk into a house that smells good and looks great, especially when it’s yours! Searching for a house cleaner? Here's what you need to know.

3 recipes for homemade cleaning supplies

Kick those chemical cleaners out of your house and replace them with quick, simple all-natural cleaning supplies you can make at home.

How often do you need a house cleaner?

If you decide to hire a housekeeper, how often will you need their services - once a week, every other week, or once a month? Your lifestyle plays a big part.

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Cleaning Service

Cleaner reveals how Chicago's 'Bean' maintains its shiny surface

We asked the cleaning company that cleans Chicago's iconic Millennium Park mirror-like sculpture, Cloud Gate (aka: The Bean), how they keep it clean.

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Upholstery Cleaner

Upholstery cleaning

You can save money cleaning upholstered furniture yourself, but you can also make things worse if you don't know what you're doing. Learn what to do and what not to do.

Caring for your leather furniture helps it hold up

Quality leather furniture can last decades, but like almost any investment, it needs proper care and routine maintenance to hold up well.

When to hire a professional upholstery cleaner

A professional cleaner isn't necessary for every kind of furniture mess or soiling, but there are times when it's the best choice. Here's what to consider before you hire a professional upholstery cleaner.

5 DIY tips for furniture upholstery cleaning

Cleaning upholstery and furniture yourself is easier than you might think. Check out these do-it-yourself tips to save money and brighten your rooms.

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Vacuum Cleaner

Worst Las Vegas Contractors of 2012

Angie's List names the Worst Las Vegas Contractors of 2012

Eliminate pet hair with a central vaccum

Angie's List founder Angie Hicks recommends a central vacuum to a homeowner struggling with a pet hair dilemma.

Premium vacuums help Chicago consumers keep it clean

Chicago experts advise homeowners on what to look for when investing in a quality vacuum.

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Window Cleaning

Window cleaning

Windows are a homeowner's lookout to the outside world. Keeping windows clean help light shine in and provide an aesthetically pleasing view for a passerby or resident alike. Here are helpful hints to keep windows clean and intact.

Hiring a professional window cleaner? 4 tasks to do first

A professional window washer can save you time, and potentially handle other odd jobs for you. Before hiring a window cleaning company consider these 4 tips.

How to clean windows and make them shine

Do your windows need a good cleaning? Angie Hicks provides DIY window-cleaning tips, explains how to make homemade window cleaner and gives hiring tips.

5 reasons to hire a professional window cleaner

Everyone appreciates clean windows for enhancing the esthetics of a home. FInd out how a professional can provide you with cleaner windows and a safer home.

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Boat Seats

Car upholstery

You may wash (and hopefully wax) the outside of your car, but how well do you take care of the interior? Here are tips on preserving auto upholstery, making minor car interior repairs and finding professional car upholstery repair services.

Professional tips for removing stains from auto upholstery

Need to clean your car's upholstery? Angie Hicks explains how to remove tough stains from auto upholstery and provides tips for hiring an upholstery cleaner.

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