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Poison Ivy: How to identify and remove it safely

Poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac could be lurking in your yard. How can you remove it safely? Are there professionals you can hire for poison ivy removal? Follow this advice for dealing with these poisonous plant invaders.

Window treatments can help you keep cool and reduce energy costs

Window blinds, drapes and awnings can help you save money on cooling costs. When installed properly, window treatments are not only attractive, but they are also beneficial. Find the right window treatments for your home to start saving money now.

Is it better to paint or stain a wood deck?

If your wood deck needs updating, you might wonder whether you should paint or stain it. Find out why experts say staining is often the better choice.

Tub to shower conversions

If your bathroom could use a little love, it's a smart place to spend money. Bathroom remodeling provides the second-best return on investment, falling just behind kitchens. Tub to shower conversions can help you best utilize your space and give your bathroom a new look.

Should you convert your tub to a shower? In this video, Angie's List takes a closer look at a growing trend in bathroom design.

Want to save money on car insurance? Track your driving habits

Would you let your insurance company track your driving in exchange for discounted car insurance? More than 1 million drivers across the country are already taking part in usage-based insurance coverage from large providers, such as Allstate, Progressive and State Farm. Is it right for you?

3 simple summer lawn tips

Want some clear-cut guidelines to keep your lawn looking lush? Follow these suggestions from a lawn expert, and you’ll be seeing green in no time.

Change the color of brick by staining

Brick staining is one option for homeowners who want to change the color of their existing brickwork. Is brick staining right for you? Is brick staining safe? See what a highly rated brick staining contractor says about the big impact it can have on your home.

5 quick tips to improve your air conditioner's performance

Air conditioners provide relief from the heat. What’s the best way to make sure your air conditioner is working when you really need it? Here are five quick tips for an expert to keep your air conditioner in good working order.

Beware of Contractor Scams after a Storm

Most families have a safety plan to follow when severe weather strikes. But when the sky clears and cleanup begins, don't let your guard down. Look out for shady contractors that may travel from state to state looking for vulnerable homeowners in desperate need of repair help. Watch out for those red flags and make smart hiring decisions even in a desperate time.

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